Staying Active as a Senior
American Heart Month
It is American Heart Month! This is an incredibly important and relevant topic for the average American senior because 75% of men and women between the ages of 60-75 suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. There are many actions you can take to help you and your heart stay healthy while you age. Here…Read More
Happy New Year!!!
I’ve heard 2020 called an Unprecedented Time, a Crazy Year, a Crazy New Normal, we may have said to ourselves, “Sweet gingerbread, what else can possibly go wrong?” But through it all, we have shown that in difficult circumstances, we can bravely carry on. We are now at the beginning of a new year and…Read More
Neurologic Conditions and how they Relate to Depression
Neurologic Conditions and how they Relate to Depression When working with conditions that affect the brain it seems highly logical that a major condition like a Stroke, Epilepsy and/or Parkinson’s Disease could also trigger depression. How about vice versa, Could being susceptible to bouts of depression place you at a higher risk of a larger…Read More
Orange County Commission on Aging
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…Read More
Let’s Pick Your Brain, for Science!
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…Read More
To Move or Not to Move? That is the COVID question!
To Move or Not to Move? That is the COVID question! You may be asking yourself, “is it time for me to start looking for a new place for mom and/or dad to live? I don’t want to just put them in the most convenient place, but how do I know it is the right…Read More
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!
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…Read More
World Elder Abuse Awareness
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…Read More
Food for Thought
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…Read More
Fraud Against Seniors Part 3: Coronavirus Scams- The Final Chapter
As we all have been worrying about the Coronavirus that is running rampant throughout the world, I bet you were hoping that you would just need to worry about keeping yourself and your loved ones safe from getting ill. Unfortunately no. Even through this pandemic there are others that are trying their best to make…Read More