• Too many elderly people are isolated in our society Posted 03/20/2019

    Mar 7, 2019 Dear Editor: In a self-driven environment we think forward to the future, but as we’ve learned from history books, a good indication of the future is our past. For the past year, I have gotten close with five older adults ranging from the ages of 60-96. Through my conversations with them, I’ve learned about challenges they’ve faced throughout their life including divorces, deaths, and moral acceptance of issues. Read more »
  • St Patrick's Day Posted 03/14/2019

    CELEBRATED SAINT St. Patrick might be the patron saint of Ireland but he didn’t always live in Ireland. Patrick was born in Britain in the fourth century and didn’t arrive in Ireland until he was 16 years old  After he arrived in Ireland, Patrick became interested in Christianity and started teaching others about the religion. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on the day Patrick supposedly died.   MYTHS BUSTED Read more »
  • Dementia Friendly Communities Posted 03/05/2019

    What is a Dementia Friendly community? A dementia friendly community is a village, town, city or county that is informed, safe and respectful of individuals with the disease, their families and caregivers and provides supportive options that foster quality of life. Joining DFA means a community is engaging in a process to become more dementia friendly. Read more »
  • AMP - Aging Mastery Program Posted 01/23/2019

    Welcome to your playbook for aging well! As children, we’re taught how to be successful adults. By contrast, no one teaches us how to age well. As a result, most are unprepared for this new stage in life. Read more »