Month: August 2019

September 2019 Denver Area Activities for Older Adults

The Denver area hangs on tight to summer temperatures as it turns the corner into September and the fall months.  You can help summer continue by experiencing Denver's many activities, venues, and events that everyone, including older adults, would enjoy! Check out our list below of just some of the many September 2019 Denver area activities for older adults that you can add to your schedule. . . . READ THE REST

September 2019 Chicagoland Activities for Older Adults

It's amazing how quickly the weather can change in the Chicago area! This past weekend was beautiful, with temperatures in the low 70s. As September approaches, this is the perfect time for older adults to get some fresh air and experience all the great activities, events, and venues that Chicagoland has to offer. . . . READ THE REST

The VA’s Caregiver Support Line — additional support for those caring for veterans

Are you caring for a veteran of the United States armed forces? If so, assistance is just a phone call away, thanks to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (also referred to as the "VA"). . . . READ THE REST

Three steps to help older adults prepare for an emergency

Everyone should be well prepared in the case of an emergency. The likelihood that you and your family will recover from an emergency tomorrow often depends on the planning and preparation done today. While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, older adults have needs, conditions, and situations that warrant special preparation to ensure that they are indeed ready for an emergency. By evaluating those needs and making an emergency plan that fits those needs, the senior can be better prepared. . . . READ THE REST

Growing vulnerable together

One of the many tragedies in life is when couples start bickering late in a marriage. They might have been happy for decades, but with the kids gone and work life over, suddenly the next steps seem daunting — even more so as one sees a formally methodical spouse forget where he or she left a cup or once again misplaced a wallet. . . . READ THE REST