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Reducing Clutter is an Important Part of a Long-Term Planning

Reducing Clutter is an Important Part of a Long-Term Planning

  Every time Julie brings the kids to visit her parents it seems that the house that she grew up in gets smaller and smaller. Dad and Mom are incredibly active seniors, only in their mid 70’s and healthy but they never throw anything out. Every room of the house is filled with memorabilia from… read more


April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

  Betty does enjoy an evening cocktail. Before her retirement she would come home from work at six, get dinner on the table for the family and have her gin and tonic by 7pm. Now the kids have grown, her husband recently passed away and cocktail hour begins earlier each day. The cast on her… read more


Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Becky knows that her parents should be planning to relocate to a senior living community. Their house takes a lot of physical and financial resources to maintain. She worries about the yard work, snow removal and the two flights of stairs. While her Mom and Dad agree that they should move, they are frightened by… read more


The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

  If Sharon didn’t get a good night’s sleep soon she would not be able to function at all during the day. Her insomnia had become more frequent as she aged, and her move to the senior living apartment from her old home has seemed to exacerbate the problem. She is sleeping in her same… read more


Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Alice knows that February is Heart Health Month. What better time than now for her to make sure that she is taking the right steps to protect her heart, and her partner’s? They are both turning 65 this year and Ann has a history of heart disease in her family. Alice will make an appointment… read more


Medicare Enrollment Readiness

Medicare Enrollment Readiness

John has a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2018 including how to celebrate his 65th birthday. John considered adding “sign up for Medicare” to his resolution list, but with the conflicting healthcare plan information flooding the news and what he’s been reading on the internet, John isn’t really clear about his Medicare eligibility, what… read more


Winter Nutrition Focuses on Green

Winter Nutrition Focuses on Green

Kale Salad with Carrot Dressing  by Michiko Tomioka, RD Kale is a rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin A, vitamin K and calcium to help healthier bones. Your body needs fat to absorb lutein and zeaxanthin, so it’s perfect pair with this supper healthy carrot dressing, with contain olive oil and sesame seeds. Carrot is… read more


Diana Werner’s “Herstoric” Life

Diana Werner’s “Herstoric” Life

Diana Werner appears unassuming as she rolls herself around Green Hill with her bag of knitting on her lap and her handbag hanging from the handlebars of her wheel chair. At 90 years of age, Diana is busy participating in the Senior Service Club programs, knitting hats for the premature babies in local hospitals, and… read more


Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

The bronchitis Rose had been suffering from just wouldn’t seem to go away. Her doctor gave her an antibiotic, but it gave her diarrhea and made her dizzy and nauseous. Rose wondered if the side effects of the antibiotic she was experiencing had something to do with her age. At 75, she is relatively healthy,… read more


Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

The holidays are a wonderful time to share with the senior citizens in your life. Keep in mind a few simple tips to ensure that your holidays go smoothly for you and your loved ones. Gift Giving with Purpose Consider interactive gifts like games or crafts that can stimulate your seniors mind and utilize dexterity…. read more