Everyone’s feelings should be respected and valued

Q: I know many people are having regular holiday gatherings because they are vaccinated and feel safe now. But my neighbor has disabilities and told me she doesn't feel safe gathering in a large group, so she is staying home alone. How can I support her, so she does not feel so lonely? A: People [...]

Older men sometimes need motivation to find social interaction

Recently I met a lovely 75-year-old gentleman who retired several years ago. I will call him Tim. As Tim and I talked about his life, I came to understand he had a very small social network. Tim’s day consisted of a lot of television watching and “some puttering around” with his tools. While Tim did [...]

Senior Concerns Presents Free Three-Part Zoom-Based Seminar Titled “Shaping Your Last Chapter”

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support and education for seniors and family caregivers, will present a three-part virtual seminar titled “Shaping Your Last Chapter.” The seminar will be held via Zoom from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, Tuesday, January 25, and Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Part 1, which will be [...]

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Senior Concerns Presents Online Workshop for Family Dementia Caregivers

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support for family caregivers of aging loved ones, will present an online workshop via Zoom titled “Dealing with Dementia” on Thursday, January 20 and Friday, January 21, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The two-part workshop will provide effective strategies for dealing with dementia behaviors. [...]

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