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How Giving Back Can Help Seniors

Dec 17, 2019
As a non-profit organization, the Summit Senior Coalition is committed to helping families proactively address the challenges of mobility and aging. Our goal is to provide access to the tools and support you need in order to...

Support For Caregivers in Summit County, Ohio

Dec 10, 2019
Being a caregiver can be stressful, and for family caregivers, it is often unpaid. Because of this, it’s important to have a network of individuals you can rely on for help. Below are a few local caregiver resources you can...

Volunteering Helps Seniors Improve Mental Health

Nov 20, 2019
Many of us have volunteered at some point in our lives. Giving back doesn’t just have a positive impact on the community. It also benefits us as individuals. Seniors can especially find advantages in volunteer activities....

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...

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