It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. He was a very busy business owner, a caregiver for his aging mother, and now, a caregiver for his wife who could no longer be left alone.  His children were grown and had families of their own in another state and other extended family […]

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Pool Therapy – An Excellent Way to Stay Fit

Pool Therapy – An Excellent Way to Stay Fit By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. An older gentleman was asked, “What motivates you to stay so active?” “Well,” he responded, “if I don’t keep moving I’m afraid I’ll rust out.”  There is a wealth of truth in that statement!  In his book, The Age […]

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Making Resolutions – You’re Never Too Old!

Making Resolutions – You’re Never Too Old! By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Happy New Year!  The year is so fresh you can almost still hear the clanging of glasses as family and friends toasted in the new year.  Of course, with the new year comes that word with which we have a love/hate […]

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Most seniors will remember the golden voice of Perry Como singing one of his most popular hits, Home for the Holidays, which debuted in December of 1954 and went on to become one of the most beloved Christmas songs of all time. Originally recorded […]

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Elder Orphans – Changing Their World this Holiday Season

Elder Orphans – Changing Their World this Holiday Season By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. “What are you doing for Thanksgiving this year?”  It seemed like a good conversation starter and a very natural question to ask just before the holiday.  “Oh, just sitting at home by myself like every other day,” came the […]

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PACE – A Viable Alternative to Traditional Medicare

PACE – A Viable Alternative to Traditional Medicare By Tim Mitchell, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Trying to navigate through the murky waters of Medicare coverage can be a daunting task.  Did you know there are ten Medicare Supplement plans available?  They are simply labeled A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M and N.  […]

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One Caregiver’s Story – It Takes a Village

One Caregiver’s Story – It Takes a Village By Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Six years ago the world drastically changed for the Harris family.  Tom, a successful business owner, and Sharon, a dental hygienist, were enjoying life and were very comfortable in their nearly forty years of marriage.  However, there […]

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Let’s Get Moving! – Staying Fit While Aging

Let’s Get Moving! – Staying Fit While Aging By Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E May Blog Photo Have you seen her on Facebook? The post about a 96 year old woman doing the Electric Slide on the dance floor at a wedding went viral with hundreds of thousands of views and […]

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Behavioral Health Program Initiated at Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E.

The population of older adults in our state and throughout the nation is growing faster than ever before which creates a number of issues in the area of geriatric care. Not only does our rapidly growing senior population need specialized care for the physical conditions related to aging, but there is also an equally expanding […]

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Affordable Health Care – Is There Such a Thing?

By Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. In a newspaper article in a small southern community, a gentleman by the name of Jimmy was recently highlighted. Not for any great heroic deed, but because he has been caught in a financial struggle in his golden years. Ideally, at Jimmy’s age of 78, […]

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