When Alzheimer’s Disease Hits Home

It is very unsettling, indeed, to witness a loved one falling prey to Alzheimer’s. It’s hard to reconcile that your mother, father, aunt, uncle, or friend who looks the same, […] Read more »

Call of Duty – Now it’s Our Turn to Serve Aging Veterans

We take so much for granted. It’s human nature. On some level we know we appreciate whatever it is, silly or serious – the convenience of a TV remote, barbecue-flavor […] Read more »

A License to…Worry

My father taught me how to drive on a little, white Datsun pick-up truck with a manual transmission. I practiced in our backyard, a large rectangular acre, perfect for going […] Read more »

Keeping the Frail and Elderly at Home & Independent!

We all have that older relative or friend who is doing okay, but doesn’t get around quite as easily, isn’t going out as much and has a growing assortment of […] Read more »

Living Longer – Tips from the Internet

We have so much information at our fingertips. It is cliché, but the internet has literally brought the world to our doorstep. Even the most obscure detail on the most […] Read more »

Tips for Healthy Eating

We all know we’re supposed to eat “healthy.” Oatmeal instead of a donut. Salad instead of a hot dog. Grilled chicken instead of mac and cheese. Even though we know […] Read more »

Baby Boomers Join the Ranks of Seniority

Bob Dylan had it right, when he sang, “the time’s they are a-changing.”  Of course, every generation since the beginning of time can lay claim to such an observation. Be […] Read more »

Putting a New Spring in Your Step (And Yes, Pun Intended!)

Now that Spring has arrived, our focus becomes the outdoors. We want to be outside. We need to be outside. For seniors, who especially feel the impact of winter hibernation, […] Read more »

Taking the Plunge for Alzheimer’s Research

The fliers had been up for a while. Blue paper with snow flakes and bold print announcing that Bethel’s Recreation staff was going to jump in a lake for Alzheimer’s […] Read more »