Orange County Commission on Aging Ever wonder if our local government really cares about our senior community? Orange County has found a way to guide seniors on ways to get help, find fulfillment and  give back. The Commission on Aging was established as an advisory board under the Orange County Board of County Commissioners in…

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Let’s Pick Your Brain, for Science! Have you heard about a Brain Bank? I don’t mean a location for the neighborhood zombies to store their dinner. This is a research program dedicated to helping families obtain a definitive diagnosis of whether their loved one truly had Alzheimer’s disease or whether it was something else.  If…

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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! Established in 2008, Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face regarding mental illness in the United States and to start the process of improving access to mental health treatment and services and…

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Did you know that June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?  Well now we all do! World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is…

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Food for Thought Food for thought, we are what we eat, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, couch potato, variety is the spice of life. Have you ever thought that maybe there is some real enlightenment to these “food expressions”?  In the Brain & Life Magazine for April/May 2020 there is an article…

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With all that has been changing lately you may ask yourself what can I do to help keep myself and loved ones safe from the Coronavirus? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) following these 5 simple steps can help protect us all. Safety first 1. Clean your hands often Wash your hands often…

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by Judith Graham for Kaiser Health News, August 31, 2017 (posted in Premier Senior Consultants News per KHN guidelines)   After making it through the maelstrom of middle age, many adults find themselves approaching older age wondering “what will give purpose to my life?” now that the kids have flown the nest and retirement is…

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