The Power of Music

Recently I was reminded about how powerful music can be on the human spirit. In a room of people who have dementia, the song “Sweet Caroline” was played. Suddenly everyone was singing along and waving their hands to the music. It did not matter if they had been anxious, tired, or unsure of themselves, all [...]

By |2023-05-12T14:27:39-07:00January 26th, 2022|Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Presents Free Virtual Caregiver Recognition Day Thursday, March 10, 2022 on Zoom

Recognizing the desire to honor and support family caregivers in our community, Senior Concerns, in concert with our title sponsor Adventist Health Simi Valley, presents a Virtual Caregiver Recognition Day on Thursday, March 10 from 1-3:00 p.m. on Zoom. This annual event is designed to give family caregivers the chance to renew their spirit, reduce [...]

By |2022-01-17T15:30:54-08:00January 17th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Shaping Your Last Chapter

There are many different life changes that can prompt us to think about our legacy, and how we want to spend our last chapter. Sometimes it is sparked by entering retirement and wanting to rethink your purpose and daily life plan. Other times it is because we receive a difficult health diagnosis that causes us [...]

By |2023-05-12T14:27:57-07:00January 5th, 2022|Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments