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Summit County Transportation Services for Older Adults

Nov 08, 2019
Driving to the store or a doctors appointment is something we routinely do. Having that consistent transportation is something we also take for granted. But as we age, it’s one of the first  freedoms we have to give up. Once...

Tips for Choosing a Caregiver For a Loved One

Nov 05, 2019
At some point, you will likely need to set up home care for a loved one. This can be a stressful and difficult process but there are a few tips you can use to make things easier. Assess the Situation Talk to your loved one...

Caring For Someone With Breast Cancer

Oct 10, 2019
Offer Practical Support Caring for someone with breast cancer can be incredibly difficult. Be prepared for changes in your loved one's behavior and mood. Medications, side effects from treatment, and stress may make them...

Preventative Measures for Breast Cancer in Older Adults

Oct 02, 2019
There is no absolute way to prevent breast cancer. However, there are some measures you can take to reduce your likelihood of getting breast cancer. Maintain a healthy diet Being overweight will increase your risk of breast...

Fall-Proofing Your Home

Sep 03, 2019
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions of older people, 65 and older, fall each year. More than one in four older people fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Six out of every...

Recovering From a Fall

Sep 03, 2019
What to do after a fall One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older...

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