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. (Originally published in Senior Times June 2019) 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 […]

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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. (Originally published in Senior Times May 2019) 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 […]

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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. – (originally published in Senior Times – March 2019) – 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 […]

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Aging is a Matter of the Heart

By Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?” That was a question asked by legendary baseball player Leroy “Satchel” Paige. Satchell asked that question in part because he wasn’t exactly sure how old he was due to incomplete birth records […]

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Creativity Knows No Age

By Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. We all have a spark of creativity. We all have a spark of creativity. We were born with it. Yes, there are some minds that appear to be more creative than others, however, none of us are exempt from this innate characteristic. Yet, creativity is […]

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The Best Christmas Gift – Your Time and Attention

The holiday season is here!  ~ Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Christmas music began before Halloween and retail bargains were already running at full throttle online and in stores before the Thanksgiving table was set.  Hallmark movies are consuming the television watching of throngs of traditional people who still believe in […]

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Caregivers – You’re Not Alone

How are you holding up? ~ Tim Mitchell, Fund Development Coordinator, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E.   I walked into the home of an elderly couple to talk with the caregiver.  Her 81-year-old husband was becoming more and more difficult to deal with at home.  His dementia symptoms were rapidly changing.  Once a very calm, caring, and […]

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Healthy Eating for Seniors

You are never too old to enjoy the benefits of improved nutrition and fitness.  ~ By Krystle Clark, RDN, Clinical Dietician, Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E. Eating right and staying fit are important no matter what your age.  However, as we get older, our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become especially important for good […]

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Staying Active & the Brain

Maintaining an active mind by doing puzzles, reading and taking part in other meaningful cognitive activities can improve memory and protect the brain from future damage. But as you age, it’s essential to keep up your physical activity to reduce your risk of certain illnesses, such as diabetes and heart disease. Exercise is just as […]

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