Recycled Tennis balls & good community

Laura Voegeli - Friday, February 15, 2019

A staff member here at Asbury Park came to me with a great idea... Used Tennis Balls. " You won’t believe how fast the Elders go through these; especially the ones who go off campus! There is no such thing as too many [tennis balls]. If we can get a steady supply we will call them as the sup read more...

Deeper knowledge of a Person Living with Dementia Changes ‘Behaviors’ into Messages

Laura Voegeli - Friday, February 15, 2019

Deep Knowing for a Person Living with Dementia Changes ‘Behaviors’ into Messages (http://blog.thegreenhouseproject.org/deep-knowing-for-a-person-living-with-dementia-changes-behaviors-into-messages/) By Laurie Mante (http://blog.thegreenhouseproject.org/author/laurie-mante/) / Posted on M read more...

First Bank Country Jamboree

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, February 14, 2019

First Bank is hosting a lovely evening event 2/27/19 4:30-6:00 pm sponsoring the Harvey County United Way’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library Initiative. $26 sponsors books for one child for an entire year!First Bank is offering a match! We Love this program! Please support if you  read more...

The High Cost of Ageism: Calculating Health Care Expenses Associated with Ageism

Laura Voegeli - Monday, February 11, 2019

The High Cost of Ageism: Calculating Health Care Expenses Associated with Ageism By Dugan O’Connor, Jan 16, 2019Categories: Policy & Regulation (https://www.matherlifewaysinstituteonaging.com/category/long-term-care-policy-regulation/) In an effort to influence internat read more...

Tips for Coping with Sundowning

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, February 07, 2019

Tips for Coping with Sundowning Late afternoon and early evening can be difficult for some people with Alzheimer’s disease (https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-alzheimers-disease). They may experience sundowning—restlessness, agitation (https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/coping-agi read more...

100 Ways to Say I Love You on Valentine's Day

Laura Voegeli - Friday, February 01, 2019

There are so many people that you care about, so say “I Love You” to all of them on Valentine’s Day! Here are 100 creative ways to show them how much you care. Say “I Love You” to a Friend Text your friend and tell them five things you admire most about her/him. Cover your read more...

A few tickets left for Valentines!

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

We are returning to the Mosley Street Melodrama Dinner Theatre in Wichita on February 8th, 2019! Asbury Park’s 13th Annual Valentine’s Fundraiser will be held Friday, February 8th, 2019 6:00 pm – Doors Open 6:15 pm – Buffet Dinner 7:30 pm – Show Time! Well-known for  read more...

Solitary Refinement: Not All Older Adults Who Live Alone Are at Risk

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, January 26, 2019

Solitary Refinement: Not All Older Adults Who Live Alone Are at Risk By Roscoe Nicholson, Nov 19, 2018 recent study documents the differences in the social networks of older adults living alone and identifies which types of the networks are associated with better and worse well- read more...

Can Cognitive Training Help Older Adults Retain the Ability to Drive a Car?

Laura Voegeli - Friday, January 25, 2019

Driving Question: Can Cognitive Training Help Older Adults Retain the Ability to Drive a Car? By Dugan O’Connor, Dec 20, 2018 Can cognitive training prolong older adults’ ability to drive a car? In a ten-year study that earned a 2018 Bronze Mather LifeWays Innovative Research on  read more...

When elders disengage

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, January 24, 2019

BY CRISTEN CONGER (https://www.howstuffworks.com/cristen-conger-author.htm) The biological process of aging has an intriguing symmetrical quality. As babies, we depend on caregivers to feed us, transport us and soothe our discomforts. While growing up, we break away from our guard read more...


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