16th Annual Senior Senior Prom

Health Benefits of Laughter

Stress is a large part of everyone’s life and has a detrimental effect on our physical, mental and emotional health.  For many of us who want and need to live healthier lives, getting control of the stress that is part

Winter Weather Fall Prevention Tips

Although this winter season  in the DC Metro area has been mild so far, we are in for a little more snow this week. With that in mind, here are some excellent tips from The National Council on Aging on

Classes for Caregivers

Great article on Caregiver’s social needs and mental health

This article is a blog post from myCNAjobs.com, you can find it and other tips and resources on their page. New Study: Social Isolation Major Factor in Caregiver Burnout A recent study by the Stanford Center on Longevity and the

Assessing Changes in Memory and Function

As we enter into the holiday season, you may be spending time with elderly relatives or family friends you don’t see on a regular basis. Here are some useful tips from the National Institute on Aging on what to do

Some great information from the National Council on Aging

4 Free Tools to Help Caregivers Prepare for Emergencies Caring for a parent or loved one as they age is never simple. The good news is that there are resources to help you get prepared for the most overwhelming emergencies before they

Excellent Online Resource

An excellent resource for people living with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons, this website has information geared towards friends and family, caregivers and professional care providers. Teepa Snow offers videos, books, & online reading among many other resources to help navigate

Time for your Flu shot!

It’s that time of year—time for your flu shot! Getting a flu shot every year can help you stay healthy. A flu shot contains the flu vaccine, which could keep you from getting the flu. Medicare will pay for the

Depression in older people—know the signs

Depression is a common problem among older adults, but it is NOT a normal part of aging. In fact, studies show that most older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems. However, important life