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Know your rights

Jul 11, 2019
Whether it's Medicare, nursing home or even consumer rights, seniors have a voice too. If you have concerns, learn where to find the help you need. Nursing Home Compare Filing a complaint with Ohio Department of Health...

Modifying Your Home for Senior Safety

Jul 11, 2019
As people age their homes need to change as well. Stairs become harder to use. Slips and falls become more dangerous. Safety is the number one concern. Below are a list of items that will help make your home safer for you...

The Getting Wiser Summit County Resource Guide

May 28, 2019
I am pleased to provide this Summit County community resource guide to you and your family. It was created to help seniors, family members and caregivers gain easy access to critical information for safe and healthy aging. ...

Understanding Wandering Among Older Adults

May 28, 2019
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander.  A person with Alzheimer’s may not remember their name or address, and can become disoriented, even in familiar places. Wandering is a huge...

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

May 22, 2019
Alzheimer’s Association has compiled 10 ways to reduce your risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. Combining these habits can lead you to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Break a Sweat...
Importance of Social Activities for Older Adults

Importance of Social Activities for Older Adults

May 10, 2019
Physical health is incredibly important for older adults, but what about your social health? Major health benefits of socializing Better cognitive function Being social keeps you mentally engaged and is important to prevent...

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