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2 days 1 hour

Discover How Benchmark Senior Living Is Working With Families To Help Seniors "LIVE WELL at HOME." On Thursday September 28, 2017 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. Location: Carriage Green at Milford 77 Plains Road, Milford, CT (Free/Public Event)

Discover How Benchmark Senior Living Is Working With Families To Help Seniors "LIVE WELL AT HOME." On Thursday September 28, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Location: Carriage Green at Milford, CT  77 Plains Road, Milford, CT (Free/Public Event)

Join us for this FREE event packed with information, food and fun! Learn tips to help your loved one thrive in their own home!

Come Meet with Benchmark Experts and Participate in our Interactive Demonstrations:

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Discover How Benchmark Senior Living Is Working With Families To Help Seniors "LIVE WELL AT HOME." On Thursday September 28, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Location: Carriage Green at Milfor

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2 days 1 hour

"The Spirit Of The Caregiver Workshop" Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford 814 East Main Street Branford, Connecticut 06405

 

"The Spirit Of The Caregiver Workshop" Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford 814 East Main Street Branford, Connecticut 06405

 

  "The Spirit Of The Caregiver Workshop" Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford

814 East Main Street  Branford, Connecticut 06405

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2 days 2 hours

What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?

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

 

A geriatric care manager, usually a licensed nurse or social worker who specializes in geriatrics, is a sort of “professional relative” who can help you and your family to identify needs and find ways to meet your needs.

These specially trained professionals can help find resources to make your daily life easier. They will work with you to form a long-term care plan and find the services you need.

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

 

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2 days 2 hours

Comfort Keepers ~ Southbury, CT Job Fair on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM​. Located at Comfort Keepers Home Care ~ Southbury, CT 385 Main Street South, Suite 212, Southbury, Connecticut 06488

Comfort Keepers ~ Southbury, CT Job Fair on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM  to 3:00 PM​. Located at  Comfort Keepers Home Care ~ Southbury, CT  385 Main Street South, Suite 212, Southbury, Connecticut 06488

Comfort Keepers invites you to an upcoming interview and career fair event with the chance to be hired immediately following screenings! Comfort Keepers is an in-home care company offering competitive wages, flexible scheduling and paid training; meaning we invest in our staff and have great opportunities for growth!

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Comfort Keepers ~ Southbury, CT Job Fair on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM  to 3:00 PM​.

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2 days 14 hours

Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT Presents: "Ask Mary?" An advise blog for September 2017 by Mary Moynihan Underwood, Vice President of Memory Care Services at Artis senior Living

Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT Presents: "Ask Mary?" An advise blog for  September 2017  by Mary Moynihan Underwood, Vice President of Memory Care Services at Artis senior Living

 

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Artis Senior Living of Branford, CT Presents: "Ask Mary?" An advise blog for  September 2017  by Mary Moynihan Underwood, Vice President of Memory Care Ser

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2 days 18 hours

The 100-year-old Endocrine Society is the largest global membership organization representing professionals from the intriguing field of endocrinology.

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The 100-year-old Endocrine Society is the largest global membership organization representing professionals from the intriguing field of endocrinology.

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3 days 21 hours

Free Yale Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday September 23, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Location: The Rose Center 101 Ashmun Street & Scantlebury Park, 139 Ashmun Street, New Haven, CT. (Free Public Event)

Free Yale Health and Wellness Fair

DATE & TIME:    Saturday September 23, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

LOCATION: The Rose Center 101 Ashmun Street & Scantlebury Park, 139 Ashmun Street, New Haven, CT

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 This is a great opportunity to get information and gain knowledge about best practices for a healthy lifestyle, targeted health issues, clinical research, and more.

Demonstrations of Healthy Practices & Preventative Health Screenings, Games, Food, Fun for the family, Prizes & Give Aways!

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Free Yale Health and Wellness Fair

DATE & TIME:    Saturday September 23, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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3 days 22 hours

West River Rehabilitation Center Milford, CT's 2017 Benefit Golf Outing "Fore the Paws" Benefiting the Milford Animal Shelter on Friday September 22, 2017 from @ 2:00 pm. Located at the Orchards Golf Course 137 Kozlowski Road Milford, CT

West River Rehabilitation Center Milford, CT's Benefit Golf Outing "Fore the Paws" Benefiting the Milford Animal Shelter on Friday September 22, 2017 from @ 2:00 pm. Located at the Orchards Golf Course 137 Kozlowski Road Milford, CT

West River Rehabilitation Center Milford, CT Benefit Golf Outing "Fore the Paws"  Benefiting the Milford Animal Shelter.

Date and Time: Friday September  22,  2017. Registration @ 2:00 pm. Tee Off 3:00 pm./ Rain date 9/29/17

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West River Rehabilitation Center Milford, CT's Benefit Golf Outing "Fore the Paws" Benefiting the Milford Animal Shelter on Friday September 22, 2017 from @ 2:00 pm.

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4 days 8 min

Caregivers Draw Support By Mapping Their Relationships

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

 

DENVER — Every time Jacque Pearson tried to devise a plan to move her 81-year-old dad, who has Alzheimer’s, from his home in Boise, Idaho, to hers in Denver, she felt stuck. Then, two weeks ago, she had a breakthrough.

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

 

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4 days 1 hour

FALL PROOFING YOUR LOVED ONE’S HOUSE

FALL PROOFING YOUR LOVED ONE’S HOUSE: Senior Helpers of Upper Fairfield 

Did you know that accidents at home rank among the leading causes of death and injury among seniors? Fortunately, there are simple modifications that can be made around your aging loved one’s home to prevent potential slips and trips.

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FALL PROOFING YOUR LOVED ONE’S HOUSE: Senior Helpers of Upper Fairfield 

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5 days 14 hours

2017 SHELTON SENIOR HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR: On Friday September 29, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Located at The Shelton Senior Center 81 Wheeler Street Shelton, CT 06484. (Free Public Event) Phone: (203) 924-9324

SHELTON SENIOR HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR:

 On Friday September 29, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Located at The Shelton Senior Center  81 Wheeler Street  Shelton, CT 06484. (Free Public Event)

Phone: (203) 924-9324

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SHELTON SENIOR HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR:

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5 days 20 hours

Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As ‘Paper Tigers’

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Jordan Rau and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

Cover photo: Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died at the nursing home, as a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air conditioning system during the passing of Hurricane Irma through South Florida, on Sept. 14, 2017. (Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/TNS via Getty Images)

 

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Jordan Rau and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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6 days 23 hours

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN Monthly Meeting on Wednesday September 20, 2017 @ 8:00 AM. Located at Elim Park 140 Cook Hill Road Cheshire CT. See link below for more information!

6 days 23 hours

Preventing Falls and Fractures

 

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

Prevent Falls and Fractures

A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year. For older people, a break can be the start of more serious problems, such as a trip to the hospital, injury, or even disability.

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

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1 week 2 hours

Shoreline Area Senior Network, (SASN) September 2017 Monthly Meeting: Date & Time: Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 8:00 am 9:30 pm Location: Branford Hills Health Care Center 189 Alps Road Branford, CT 06405

Shoreline Area Senior Network, (SASN)  September 2017 Monthly Meeting:

Date & Time:  Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 8:00 am 9:30 pm

Location:  Branford Hills Health Care Center                  

189 Alps Road

Branford, CT  06405

(203) 481-6221  

Website: http://bhhcc.com

 

SPONSORS:

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Shoreline Area Senior Network, (SASN)  September 2017 Monthly Meeting:

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1 week 2 hours

Trying To Solve The Alzheimer’s Puzzle

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

Cover photo: A Riverside, Calif., family gathers around their dining room table in November 2015 as neurologist John Ringman gives a presentation about Alzheimer’s disease and current research. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

 

Despite past clinical failures, Alzheimer’s researchers are plowing ahead with hundreds of experiments — and a boost in federal money — to try to a crack a deadly disease that has flummoxed them for decades.

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 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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