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  • The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 20, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.    To learn more about The Longest Day and how to participate, visit https://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=14244&pg=entry   Read More
  • Summer means warm weather and fun in the sun! With people being outside to enjoy outdoor activties,  it is important to take extra precautions to stay safe as the temperature rises. As we age, our bodies aren’t able to handle excessive heat in the same way they once did.  Senior citizens are more susceptible to heatstroke; in fact, a recent University of Chicago Medical Center study found that 40 percent of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. were among people over Read More
  • World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April. The goal of this week is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. As we celebrate this year’s World Immunization Week, we recognize that we are still in the midst of a pandemic. While the world focuses on the COVID vaccines, there remains a need to ensure routine vaccinations are not missed. Many children have not been vaccinated during the Read More
  • It is hard to believe that a little over a year ago the World Health Organization declared COVID19 a pandemic. It has been a long dark road but there is light at the end of the tunnel. With people adhering to CDC recommendations of masking, social distancing, hand hygiene, and more recently the Covid-19 vaccine, we are making progress to reduce the number of cases.  According to the CDC, as of April 15, 2021, more than 125 million Americans have Read More
  • Deciding whether to move a loved one can be an emotional decision in normal times —making that decision during a pandemic can be even more difficult. Of course, many families choose to keep their loved ones at home or living with family as long as they can continue to care for them. But sometimes staying at home can pose risks for seniors too, especially if they: Need regular assistance with activities of daily living Live alone and have a medical Read More