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Moving Tips for a Parent with Alzheimer’s

Posted on July 28, 2016 in In The News for All Communities

Moving into a new home is always a stressful and time-consuming process. For many seniors, moving entails leaving their comfort zone and starting a new chapter of their life in a new community.

Seniors Using 'Pokemon Go' to Stay Physically, Mentally Active

Posted on July 27, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

A Florida nursing home and rehab center has found a new tool to keep seniors physically and mentally active -- blockbuster smartphone game Pokemon Go.

Trouble Hearing? Why you need to do more than pump up the volume

Posted on July 18, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Approximately 20 percent of Americans live with hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. If you’re among them, you may think all you need to do in order to hear better is to turn up the volume.

A Closer Look at People Living With the Most-Common Age-Related Vision Problem

Posted on July 18, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Of all the health issues you may face as you age, vision problems can be particularly devastating. Yet, a new study reveals that many people still don’t understand the leading cause of legal blindness for older Americans.

Tips to Get Family Photos You Want to Keep Forever

Posted on July 5, 2016 in Learning for All Communities - 5 Comments

If you’re like most people, images of your family are probably languishing on your smartphone or tucked away in the closet on an old computer.

Four simple ways to stay safe this summer

Posted on June 27, 2016 in Learning for All Communities - 4 Comments

June is National Safety Month -- an appropriate time to assess your personal safety and plan ahead for emergencies. This is especially important for those living on their own and looking for ways to maintain their independence.

Complete Summer Travel Guide for Older Adults

Posted on June 23, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities - 1 Comment

Summer time is a peak travel season in the U.S., so it’s best to be as prepared as possible – whether it’s going through security checkpoints or making your flight to your vacation destination.

Feeling rushed at the doctor's office? How to get more 1-1 time

Posted on June 16, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 4 Comments

For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating.

Ohio AG: Protecting Ohioans from Elder Abuse

Posted on June 15, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 4 Comments

Elder abuse is a devastating reality for many older adults. The effects of elder abuse range from financial loss to physical injury or even death.

For Alzheimer's caregivers, knowledge is power

Posted on June 14, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 4 Comments

Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives.

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