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ONLINE — Music therapist Tim Doak leads a free online program offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley chapter for people with dementia and their loved ones. It’s called … more
NATIONWIDE — Caregiving for someone with dementia can be overwhelming, especially for first-time caregivers. These caregivers not only experience the emotional impact that occurs when a close … more
Writing dementia down REGION — AlzAuthors co-founder Marianne Sciucco said that her connection to Alzheimer’s disease began in the late 1980s, when her aunt was diagnosed with … more
Masturbation. Got your attention? Thought so. Which is probably why a newly self-published book set in our neighborhood starts the same way. The book, “Your Number’s Up,” by … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) recently honored 94 older adults for their volunteerism in every region of the state as part of NYSOFA’s annual … more
REGION — “There has been a huge uptick to ‘unretire,’ according to the labor market statistics,” said Loreen Gebelein, director of Sullivan County’s Center for … more
(BPT) - While growing older can be amazing, sometimes we all need a little help to remain independent. Whether it is finding transportation to a doctor’s appointment, taking a falls prevention … more
ONLINE — AlzAuthors co-founder Marianne Sciucco says her connection to Alzheimer’s disease began in the late 1980s when her aunt was diagnosed with the disease.  “We were … more
(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health … more
MONTGOMERY, NY —The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is set for Saturday, October 22 at Benedict Farm Park. Check-in for the event opens at 9 a.m. and the … more
NATIONWIDE — Fall means pumpkins, cooler weather, apple cider and—for many people—it’s time to think about changes to your Medicare coverage.  Yes, the fall annual … more
HONESDALE, PA  —  Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) will offer both the Pfizer and Moderna bivalent vaccines starting Wedensday, September 21 in Honesdale and Wednesday, … more
EVERYWHERE — Flu vaccines are now available for patients at the Wright Center for Community Health’s network of community health centers in northeast Pennsylvania. Most people are … more
NATIONWIDE — Extreme heat poses risks for loved ones with dementia.The Alzheimer’s Association suggests ways to keep people safe and comfortable. The heat can be especially stressful and … more
Socioeconomic deprivation, including neighborhood disadvantages and persistent low wages, are associated with higher dementia risk, lower cognitive performance and faster memory decline, according to … more
I have always appreciated my relationships with older people. Just after my first birthday, I was loaded into my parent’s 1959 Chevrolet Impala and transported 700 miles south of our Iowa … more
Social media has become almost a new way of life. From sharing special moments of births, weddings or graduations, to posting about personal experiences and, for some, starting a business. Between … more
ONLINE — On Wednesday, June 15, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a webinar discussing the crushing impact that Alzheimer’s and other dementias have on the Black … more
HONESDALE, PA — Larry Resti, 69, never paid much attention to risk factors for stroke until he had one in February of 2020.  In fact, in addition to being a heavy smoker with high blood … more
NATIONWIDE — For years, there was a push to encourage seniors to work. Working added to retirement income, it got seniors out of the house and interacting with people, and it might even stave … more
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