Why Doctors Shouldn't Treat All Elders the Same

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Why Doctors Shouldn't Treat All Older People the Same NOVEMBER 15, 2017 | BY GRACE BIRNSTENGEL FOR NEXT AVENUE Health care systems have very distinct doctors and procedures for treating children vs. adults — but the division often stops there. People ages 65 and older read more...

Inspect a Nursing Home Like a Pro

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, November 09, 2017

Inspect a Nursing Home Like a Pro 9 things to consider before choosing a facility by Gary Strauss, AARP Bulletin (https://www.aarp.org/bulletin/), November 2017 When you buy a house, you first hire a professional inspector to give it a thorough, top-to-bottom review. But usually y read more...

Make a Plan While You Still Can

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Make a Plan While You Still Can Don’t put off critical life decisions until a crisis by Jane Bryant Quinn (http://www.aarp.org/money/experts/jane_bryant_quinn.html), AARP Bulletin (https://www.aarp.org/bulletin/), November 2, 2017 Most of us think about retirement (https://www.aar read more...

Expand Kancare Community Forum Tonight!

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, November 07, 2017

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Be the light in someone's darkness

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, November 04, 2017

"I wish I could forget the day my daughter – the light of my life – died." Prairie View is sharing personal stories of real people and their forgettable days on our website (https://default.salsalabs.org/T88ebba7d-0d8d-4bfb-b061-1b797fb0d25d/0707 read more...

What God Says About Getting Older

Laura Voegeli - Friday, November 03, 2017

What God Says About Getting Older Sep 19, 2017 by Paige Imagine celebrating your birthday like you’re 10 years old again. Full of joy, excited for the year ahead, doing something you love with the ones who make you smile. Why do so many of us stop celebrating as the years p read more...

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia by BEN POPKEN Those brightly colored laundry detergent pods actually pose more of a danger to adults with dementia than they do to kids, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A total of two c read more...

Greenhouse Homes Authenticity Matters

Laura Voegeli - Friday, October 20, 2017

Authenticity, Why it Matters (http://blog.thegreenhouseproject.org/authenticity-why-it-matters/) By Anne Ellett (http://blog.thegreenhouseproject.org/author/anne-ellett/) / Posted on August 1st, 2017 In Green House (http://www.thegreenhouseproject.org/) homes, authenticity matters  read more...

Fighting loneliness among older adults

Laura Voegeli - Monday, October 16, 2017

Kristine Theurer October 12, 2017 Loneliness, with its associated stigma of personal failure, is difficult to discuss and too often ignored or accepted as the price of aging. But we can't ignore it. Studies indicate that one out of two residents in residential care homes are lonely. read more...

#GivingTuesday

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, October 04, 2017

#GivingTuesday ushers in the charitable spirit of the holiday season and is the most charitable day of the year. Since it began in 2012, it’s always been held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. #GivingTuesday may only last for 24 hours, but it’s more than just one day. Do read more...


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