Family Caregivers Are All of Us

Providing care to an older loved one is a responsibility that many of us are all too familiar with. Caregiving for a loved one can look different depending on the person’s level of need. It may include simply grocery shopping or accompanying to doctor’s appointments. Or, it may be more physical and include helping with [...]

Celebrating the family caregiver

Wanda takes pride in the care she provides to her husband, Jim, as he goes through his journey with dementia. Before COVID, Jim attended the Senior Concerns Adult Day Program. Wanda felt his weekday presence there helped slow the progression of the disease as he engaged in conversation, activities, meals and exercise with others in [...]

Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength

Older Americans Month was established in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy. Although it was first called “Senior Citizens Month,” this name was later changed to reflect more modern language. Every year since then, the President has issued a proclamation to recognize this special month. It is meant to be a month to celebrate the [...]

By |2021-05-06T14:05:24-07:00May 12th, 2021|Information, Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Presents Virtual Caregiver Recognition Day Tuesday June 15, 2021 on Zoom

Recognizing the desire to honor and support family caregivers in our community, Senior Concerns, in concert with our title sponsors Home Helpers Home Care and Adventist Health Simi Valley, presents a Virtual Caregiver Recognition Day on Tuesday, June 15, 1-2:30 p.m. on Zoom. This annual event is designed to give family caregivers the chance to [...]

By |2021-05-05T14:51:08-07:00May 5th, 2021|In the News, Information, News / Events|0 Comments