Senior Help Desk Community Timeline

18 hours 24 min

Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet serving the Greater New Haven County Area of Connecticut is looking for new and used medical equipment and supplies for our community members in need!

Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet serving the Greater New Haven County area of Connecticut is looking for new and used medical equipment and supplies for our community members in need! 

Looking to Donate or Borrow New and Used Medical Equipment in the Greater New Haven County Area of Connecticut? The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet can Help!

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Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet serving the Greater New Haven County area of Connecticut is looking for new and used medical equipment and supplies for our community members in need! 

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21 hours 27 min

It’s so chilly out there! Definitely soup season... Be sure to get your soup at Bobette’s Restaurant this Saturday November 18, 207 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Located at 93 Boston Post Road Milford, CT. Proceeds will benefit the Beth-El Center to help provide food, shelter, and services to those in need in our community.

It’s so chilly out there! Definitely soup season... Be sure to get your soup at Bobette’s  Restaurant this Saturday November 18, 207 from 11:00 am to  4:00 pm. Located at 93 Boston Post Road Milford, CT.  Proceeds will benefit the Beth-El Center to help provide food, shelter, and services to those in need in our community.

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It’s so chilly out there! Definitely soup season... Be sure to get your soup at Bobette’s  Restaurant this Saturday November 18, 207 from 11:00 am to  4:00 pm.

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21 hours 39 min

Creating Moments of Joy in All Stages of Alzheimers Workshop. Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT​ on Tuesday December 5, 2017 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford 814 East Main Street, Branford, Connecticut 06405

Creating Moments of Joy in All Stages of Alzheimers Workshop. Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT​ on Tuesday December 5, 2017 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford 814 East Main Street, Branford, Connecticut 06405

Free public event

Contact#  (203) 533-7287

Web page:  http://www.artisseniorliving.com/senior-living/ct/branford/artis-senior-...

About  Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT​

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Creating Moments of Joy in All Stages of Alzheimers Workshop. Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT​ on Tuesday December 5, 2017 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM.

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21 hours 53 min

Elim Park Christmas Festival and Open House on Saturday December 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Located at 150 Cook Hill Road Cheshire, CT

Elim Park Christmas Festival and Open House on  Saturday December 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Located at 150 Cook Hill Road Cheshire, CT 
Phone# 203-272-7550

Free public event!

About Elim Park

Elim Park Place is nestled on 40 acres in the historic town of Cheshire, Connecticut, with views of the Mill River and Sleeping Giant of Hamden. In addition to seven New England Style Neighborhoods, a Fitness and Wellness Center and Nelson Hall Theater for the Performing Arts; we offer a variety of trips and activities.

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Elim Park Christmas Festival and Open House on  Saturday December 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Located at 150 Cook Hill Road Cheshire, CT 
Phone# 203-272-7550

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1 day 13 hours

Senior Helpers Fairfield: SAFE EXERCISES AND TIPS TO RECOMMEND FOR SENIORS

Senior Helpers Fairfield: SAFE EXERCISES AND TIPS TO RECOMMEND FOR SENIORS

Exercising is a critical component of maintaining proper health as our bodies age. The things we can get away with when we are younger – or even the things we take for granted – change as we age. That includes the definition of “exercise,” which we’ll explain in a second. But the bottom line is simply that it’s never more critical to get enough exercise than when we are seniors and get older.

Before we go further, let’s lay a few qualifiers out, though.

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Senior Helpers Fairfield: SAFE EXERCISES AND TIPS TO RECOMMEND FOR SENIORS

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1 day 21 hours

Reading Food Labels for a Healthy Diet

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

Reading labels can help you make good food choices. Processed and packaged foods and drinks—you’ll find them in cans, boxes, bottles, jars, and bags—have a lot of nutrition and food safety information on their labels or packaging. Look for these things on the food label.

Product Dates

You might see one of three types of product dates on some foods you buy:

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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1 day 21 hours

Medicare Seeks Comment On Ways To Cut Costs Of Part D Drugs

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sarah Jane Tribble and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

Noting that the true price of a drug is often hidden from consumers, Medicare officials requested comments late Thursday on how to use discounts and rebates to help decrease what enrollees pay for prescriptions.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sarah Jane Tribble and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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1 day 21 hours

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is working with the United Way of Milford with a Christmas Food Drive for people in Milford, CT. It will take place from Monday, December 4, 2017 through Friday December 15, 2017.

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is working with the United Way of Milford with a Christmas Food Drive for people in Milford. It will take place from Monday, December 4, 2017 through Friday December 15, 2017. You can drop off any non-perishable or canned food from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday at either The United Way of Milford on 20 Evergreen Avenue Milford, CT which is just off of New Haven Avenue or at The Milford Senior Center on 9 Jepson Drive which is just off of High Street Milford, CT. For more information please call the United Way of Milford (203) 874-6791

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The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is working with the United Way of Milford with a Christmas Food Drive for people in Milford.

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1 day 21 hours

Find The Magic of The Holiday Season at TEAM's Festival of Trees & Wesley Village Market Place! This Saturday and Sunday Nov. 18 & 19, 2017. Location: 580 Long Hill Avenue Shelton, CT . Time 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. See poster and link below for more details!

2 days 9 hours

Golden Au Pair, LLC is committed to providing a variety of in-home and non-medical care. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of seniors’ daily living activities. Our goal is to help clients maintain their independence and dignity while remaining in their own homes for as long as possible. We bring integrity and work ethic to ensure client and family satisfaction.

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Golden Au Pair, LLC is committed to providing a variety of in-home and non-medical care. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of seniors’ daily living activities.

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2 days 11 hours

2017 Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's Annual Dementia Education Conference on Thursday April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT​

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT

Conference time: TBA

For more information visit: https://www.alz.org/ct/

2018 Keynote Speaker: KENNETH J. DOKA, PhD

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The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT

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2 days 11 hours

Social Security Disability Claim's Compassionate Allowances Program: Fast-Track Help to Those Who Need It Most

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration

The Social security Administration is committed to processing disability claims as quickly as possible in all cases, but our initial claims process typically takes three to four months. If you suffer from a serious medical condition that prevents you from working, time is of the essence when it comes to receiving a decision on your disability application.

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Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration

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2 days 12 hours

How Older Patients Can Dodge Pitfalls Entrenched In The Health Care System

​Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

Being old and sick in America frequently means a doctor won’t ask you about troublesome concerns you deal with day to day — difficulty walking, dizziness, a leaky bladder, sleep disturbances memory lapses, and more.

It means that if you’re hospitalized, you have a good chance of being treated by a physician you’ve never met and undergoing questionable tests and treatments that might end up compromising your health.

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​Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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2 days 13 hours

We providw advocacy, education and support to older adults and their families. Serving the Northwest Corner including Litchfield, Hartford, Waterbury and surrrounding communities, we offer care management in northwest Connecticut.

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We providw advocacy, education and support to older adults and their families.

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2 days 17 hours

How to Make Your Home More Accessible for Aging Loved Ones

How To Make A Home More Accessible for Aging Loved Ones presented by Transitions Lift & Elevator. Visit their website for more information: https://www.transitionsmobility.com/

 

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The Difference Between Accessibility & Non-Accessibility in a Home

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How To Make A Home More Accessible for Aging Loved Ones presented by Transitions Lift & Elevator. Visit their website for more information: 

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2 days 19 hours

Homecare via E-Med Direct, Inc.

By: E-Med

Senior Care via 24/7 Access to A Doctor 

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Senior Care via 24/7 Access to A Doctor 

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