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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Crunching the Numbers

This article was originally published at KzooConnect on 10/25/2016. To determine how many senior citizens will need assistance with daily living and health issues in the coming decades, just do the math. By 2050, 20 percent of the total U.S. population will be 65 and over, up from 12 percent in 2000 and eight percent in […]

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