by Phoebe Smith, MPT
September 18, 2018
Falls are no fun. Falls can cause broken bones, hospitalizations, decreased independence and even death. As we age, we need to do everything within our power to stay strong and avoid falling. The consequences of not protecting ourselves are devastating and potentially life-threatening.
by Maureen McGarry
“All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don’t. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.”
by Maggie Kraft
While attending the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in San Francisco this March, I ran into Louis Tenenbaum, the founder and president of HomesRenewed™ a coalition of stakeholders with the mission to significantly increase the number of American homes prepared for residents to live throughout the modern lifespan.
Workplace 2.0, by Maggie Kraft, MSW
In the 2018 movie The Leisure Seekers, Donald Sutherland portrays an elderly man suffering increasingly from Alzheimer's-related memory loss, even as he and his wife (played by Helen Mirren) travel America's highways in their aged Winnebago.
The Value of Justice,
Maggie Kraft, MSW
June is Elder Abuse Prevention Month and an opportunity to think about elder abuse as a social justice issue.
Synergy among local non-profits