Mary had been living independently for several years after her husband died. One Sunday morning, she leaned down in the dining room to pick up a leaf and los...
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If you need affordable health care, a Community Health Center may be what you’re looking for. Community Health Centers — also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, or FQHCs — provide care regardless of your insurance status or ability to pay. There are more than 1,400 health center organizations with more than 9,800 locations in urban, suburban and rural communities across the country. They can … Continue reading Find a Health Center »
How to Recycle Electronics and Scrap
Scrap metal prices vary based on various factors it is a simple way to do your part in protecting the environment as well as earning a bit of extra cash.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Medication Management Tips Help Seniors Take the Right Pills at the Right Time
Use our simple medication management tips to help seniors keep their medicines straight -- they’ll be sure to take the right pills at the right time of day.
Senior Living Care 101: What Options Are Available?
If your parent or loved one is getting older and is having a difficult time caring for themselves, you may be looking into different forms of senior living care. There
Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique
Validation describes different approaches to help improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
Recycling Electronics: How To Repurpose Your Household Appliances
Recycling electronics is the best ways to repurpose electronic appliances. In this article we explore how to make old household appliances functional.
5 Tips for Talking With Your Parents About Assisted Living
Introducing the discussion on assisted living to your parents is a difficult task that requires planning. It’s natural for them to be defensive about the suggestion,
News from the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
This fun wellness event offers educational information for families and seniors. Event attendees can explore the gardens, learn brain health lifestyle education, do a gardening craft (while supplies last), and enjoy a buffet of summer salads, fresh fruit, desserts and beverages. All are welcome! Sunday, June 23 I 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Dr., Janesville Tickets to the event are $15 per person (children under age 6 are free). A portion of the proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW). Visit alzwisc.org to purchase tickets.
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.