June 26, 2020
New Beginnings & Unprecedented Times
“The future ain’t what it used to be” – Yogi Berra The trouble and difficulties we are presently enduring, as a community, nation, and world, will eventually end and we will be on our way to a future that looks different than we expected it to look like just a few months ago. Showing patience, […]
June 1, 2020
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
As many of you may know, June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month. Several, if not most of us, have had our lives touched in some way by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Whether in loving and supporting a family member or relative living with dementia, or knowing a close friend who is caring […]
May 31, 2020
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month (BSHM)!
In honor of BSHM, here are some fun facts! 7% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a speech, language, or swallowing disorder. Children who regress can rebound! Dyslexia (difficulty reading and understanding/using written language) is the most common learning disability References:American Speech Language Hearing Association (2015). Almost 8 Percent of U.S. […]
May 29, 2020
Mental Health Awareness Month – Anxiety and Depression
While several organizations and celebrations claim May as their month, our focus has been on recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month, which was started in 1949 by the non-profit Mental Health America (MHA) with the goal of promoting mental health. An important part of MHA’s work is destigmatizing mental illness. Many people have difficulty seeking treatment […]
May 21, 2020
What is Senior Living?
What is senior living? If you’re like most seniors or adult children, you wouldn’t count yourself an expert. There is often a stigma that surrounds senior living. Most people think of a nursing home instead of a thriving, independent community. And that’s true of much of the reporting we’ve seen lately in relation to COVID-19 […]