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Top10 Things to Discuss With Your Parents

Top 10 Things to Discuss With Your Parents As you were growing up, your parents probably sat you down plenty of times for “a talk”. Is it time to reverse the process? Discussing… Read More

“Book of the Month” Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Book Description From Atul Gawande, a book that has the potential to change medicine – and lives.  Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing… Read More

Protect Yourself from Antibiotic Overuse and Prevent Resistance

The advent of penicillin use in 1928 was a turning point in medical history and marked the first time physicians could cure deadly infectious diseases. Antibiotics greatly reduced illness and death from infectious… Read More

Senior Living Communities Offer Innovative Initiatives for Resident Engagement

In this article by the  Assisted Living Federation of America, (ALFA) innovations in senior engagement are discussed. To view the entire article, follow this link.To talk to us about how to help your… Read More

Summer Skin Care Tips for Seniors

by Hilary Young Any dermatologist will tell you that it’s important to avoid the sun, especially during summer. With each passing year, the sun poses more of a risk to our skin and… Read More

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Behind the wheel is no place to multi-task! You see those folks on the road all the time. They’re talking on the phone, putting on makeup, shaving, driving with a pet on their… Read More

Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe This Spring

Finally, the end of winter is near and springtime is vastly approaching!  With the seasonal change also comes outdoor activities, spring cleaning and some home safety changes that will make life easier for… Read More

Memorial Service: Rejoice and Remember

This uplifting evening of music and remembrance is open to the community. Attendees will have an opportunity to share a reading or memory as part of the program. Feel free to bring an item… Read More

Safety Tips to Help Keep Your Aging Parents Safe at Home

With a growing number of older adults living independently, it’s increasingly important to make sure that they’re safe at home. Falls, burns, and poisonings are among the most common accidents involving older people…. Read More

How to care for your aging parents from a distance BY Leah Eskenazi, Family Caregiver Alliance

Setting up care for an elderly loved one can be a tough task, but these steps can make it easier. Photo by Echo/Getty Images Concern about mom or dad’s health and well-being is… Read More