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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Can Dementia Be Treated?

A decline in mental ability that interferes with everyday life is known as dementia. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for over 60 percent of cases. Along with Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia is also a common type of dementia as this condition often occurs after a person experiences a stroke. Regardless […]

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Brain Health for Seniors

Almost everyone knows that it’s important to take care of the body, but what about the brain? In order to encourage optimal brain health, there are several things that seniors should be doing to deter neurological and mental health disorders from developing.  Here are some easy ways to keep your mind in optimal health and […]

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Seven Fun & Inexpensive Ways for Seniors to Stay Active

Entering your golden years is no reason to give up on your favorite pastimes, sports and social activities. In fact, doctors have long agreed that staying active and involved in their communities is actually vital to the well-being of senior citizens. The good news is that staying active doesn’t have to be expensive or overly taxing […]

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