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How Expanded Roles For Home Health Aides Can Improve The Health Of Older Americans

Posted on August 22, 2016 in Caregiving for All Communities

Millions of older Americans have a home health aide (HHA) come into their home on a daily basis to assist with essential activities such as bathing, dressing and preparing meals, and to help keep them connected in their communities.

10 Tips For Making Your Home Old-Age Friendly

Posted on August 15, 2016 in Home Care for All Communities

Two major issues to consider in creating your own long-term care plan are where you will live and how you will pay for the care you are likely to need.

How to Find Financial Assistance for Older Adult Parents

Posted on August 15, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help seniors in need. But what’s available will depend on income level and area of residence.

3 Simple Ways Men Can Improve Their Health

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Men don’t have the best track record when it comes to taking care of themselves. It’s safe to say we all know someone who is just plain stubborn about going to the doctor.

Why You Need Vitamin E - and, How to Get Your Daily Dose

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

You get your fill of vitamins C and D by eating oranges and soaking in a little sun each day, which is good for your body and mind. Small habits like these can have a big impact on your overall health and help you feel your best each day.

Get Adventurous Before Busy Fall Routines Set in With These 5 Fun Activities

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie or playing in the backyard. Why not try some new experiences this year and go on a family adventure?

Assisted-Living Homes Should Let Residents Have More Sex, Study Finds

Posted on August 10, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

A study conducted by the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University found that the residents of these facilities are often denied their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies and the attitudes of staff and administrators.

How to Manage Your Family Finances While Taking Care of an Older  Parent

Posted on August 9, 2016 in In The News for All Communities

Few things can prepare a person for an ailing parent. Leslie Thompson, managing principal at Spectrum Management Group in Indianapolis, recently had a client dealing with his father's own declining health, as dementia and other physical ailments set in.

Make it Happen for Senior Independence Hospice Patients, Support the Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Posted on August 9, 2016 in Media Releases for All Communities

Senior Independence Home Health & Hospice is raising funds for its Make it Happen program by selling box seat ticket vouchers to the August 14 Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball game.

Recipes: Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Pesto Sandwich

Posted on August 9, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

From the Dining Rooms of Rockynol Retirement Community to your home! Enjoy this super quick and easy-to-make Grilled Chicken w/ Red Pepper Pesto sandwich recipe from Rockynol's Chef Brian and Chef Brian and Chef Andrew.

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