Scrutinizing Support Systems & Stressors for Informal Caregivers

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, October 27, 2018

Scrutinizing Supports & Stressors for Informal Caregivers By Roscoe Nicholson, Sep 10, 2018 In light of the crucial importance of informal caregivers of older adults and how taxing their work can be, a recent study looked into what factors influence caregivers’ sub read more...

Rebooting the nursing home

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Rebooting the nursing home A bold idea takes root: What if you built a house where seniors really enjoyed spending time? By BETH BAKER 01/11/2017 05:31 AM EST PALMYRA, PA—On a rainy January day, Grace Williard, 86, was absorbed in a jigsaw puzzle i read more...

Rx Take Back Day - October 27 - Sheriff’s Office

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Rx Take Back Day - October 27 - Sheriff’s Office Spread the word and let's get unused prescriptions out of the house and off the street! NO Sharps accepted at this event.  read more...

Museums for Memory: How Cultural Engagement Affects Brain Health

Laura Voegeli - Friday, October 19, 2018

Museums for Memory: How Cultural Engagement Affects Brain Health By Dugan O’Connor, Sep 13, 2018 Is going to a museum, theater performance, or cinema good for our brains? A recent study aimed to answer this question. Previous research has suggested that activities we do  read more...

Flu killed 80,000 people last year - Aim for Prevention this year!

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, October 16, 2018

September 28, 2018 Flu killed 80,000 people last year The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the flu killed 80,000 people last season, and resulted in another 900,000 going to the hospital. Comparatively, in some other seasons closer to somewhere between read more...

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's

Laura Voegeli - Monday, October 15, 2018

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UNDERSTANDING SPOUSAL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS

Laura Voegeli - Monday, October 15, 2018

UNDERSTANDING SPOUSAL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS Jewell Colbert Regional Communications Director Regional Public Affairs Office (816) 936-5740 kc.rpao@ssa.gov Marriage is a cultural institution that exists all over the world. Having a partne read more...

Evidence-Based Practices

Laura Voegeli - Monday, October 15, 2018

Evidence-Based Practices: How to Find Them, Choose Them and Use Them SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 | BY JANE SHERWIN How can providers make evidence-based practices work for them, once brought into their own communities? Professional researchers give advice on what constitutes  read more...

What I’ll Say to my Children if I’m Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

What I’ll Say to my Children if I’m Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s Posted by chermor2 I was skimming some other dementia blogs lately and a reader had written in saying, that though she felt guilty about it, she wished her mother would die in her sleep and not have to continue liv read more...

It's vacation season! Meet area seniors whose travels are virtually amazing

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, October 06, 2018

It's vacation season! Meet area seniors whose travels are virtually amazing Arlington Heights Memorial Library 7/27/2018 7:19 AM You're never too old to travel! That's the idea behind a new Arlington Heights Memorial Library outreach program for seniors that utilizes Google  read more...


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