16 hours 37 min

Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Disease

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to the National Institute On Aging.

For more information visit: https://www.nih.gov

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Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to the National Institute On Aging.

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16 hours 57 min

Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council / GBESC Meeting Notice: Please Join Us For Our 1st After Hours Networking Event on Wednesday June 7, 2017 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. Location/Host: Bridges by Epoch at Trumbull 2415 Reservoir Avenue Trumbull, CT 06611

Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council /GBESC END OF YEAR EVENT!!!!

SAVE THE DATE:

Our 1st After Hours Networking Event

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Come mingle/network, enjoy the roof deck and light appetizers to kick off the end of our GBESC season!

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Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council /GBESC END OF YEAR EVENT!!!!

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17 hours 33 min

Our Bridges® by EPOCH memory care communities are characterized by beautiful residential designs, with every inch of space created to benefit those with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, addressing everything they need to enjoy comfort, familiarity and security.

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Our Bridges® by EPOCH memory care communities are characterized by beautiful residential designs, with every inch of space created to benefit those with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, address

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20 hours 18 min

What is Senior Corps

About The National Senior Corps Association:

 

The National Senior Corps Association is the nationally recognized leadership organization representing the combined interests of the Foster Grandparent, RSVP, and Senior Companion programs.

For more information visit our web page at:    http://www.nscatogether.org

 

seniorhelpdesk.com video blog credited to;  The National Senior Corps Association:

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About The National Senior Corps Association:

 

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20 hours 29 min

Measuring blood pressure accurately is the first step toward blood pressure control: 7 tips to follow at your next check-up!

It’s important to have an accurate blood pressure reading so that you have a clearer picture of your risk for heart disease and stroke. But many things can affect a blood pressure reading, including how you sit and what you wear. In honor of National High Blood Pressure Education Month, learn the right way to have your blood pressure measured and tips for keeping track of it at home.

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It’s important to have an accurate blood pressure reading so that you have a clearer picture of your risk for heart disease and stroke.

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20 hours 36 min

Emerging Tickborne Diseases

 

Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and Dr. Bobbi Pritt discuss the problem of emerging tickborne diseases. Find out the types of ticks in your area and the types of diseases a tick bite can transmit. Learn the ABCs of how the prevent tick bites and what to do if a tick bites you. 
Tick bites can cause co-infections. Health care providers need to consider this when diagnosing and treating potential tickborne diseases. Learn about some of the treatment options and discover the important role Public Health plays in tickborne disease awareness.

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20 hours 45 min

CDC's Sun Safety: Time in the sun can increase your skin cancer risk!

 

Sun Safety

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Photo of a mother and two young children at the beach

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family.

Shade

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Sun Safety

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

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1 day 9 hours

Reflections Director/ Dementia Educator/Dementia Support Group Facilitator

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Reflections Director/ Dementia Educator/Dementia Support Group Facilitator

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1 day 18 hours

Why Alzheimer’s Impacts More Women Than Men

Women make up two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Given the general population is about half women, that means women are disproportionately affected. Why? For a long time, researchers attributed the disparity to the fact that women live longer than men on average, and since Alzheimer’s becomes more frequent in older men and women, it seemed to make sense that it would affect more women. However, living longer isn’t the only risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s.

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Women make up two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Given the general population is about half women, that means women are disproportionately affected. Why?

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1 day 18 hours

The Lingering Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease on Caregivers

We are talking to caregivers of loved ones who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are listening to their stories and sharing them with others. As the exclusive Caregiving Partner of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement™ and Move for Minds founded by Maria Shriver we want to increase awareness of the disease and the need for more research to find a cure. These profound narratives provide a window into the daily reality of caring for a loved one with dementia. To read the experiences of these caregivers is to read about the real heroes in our midst.
 

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We are talking to caregivers of loved ones who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are listening to their stories and sharing them with others.

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2 days 14 hours

Total Life Expo at Mohegan Sun Convention Center on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 10AM-3PM. It's About Living Well: Presenting the region's most comprehensive health and wellness fair! The Mohegan Tribe and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut joined forced to present a unique, comprehensive expo about all things healthy. Designed to benefit attendees and vendors alike, the show is free and open to the public. It features health screenings, interactive exhibits, dozens of vendors, speakers, cooking demos, children's activities, fitness classes, and much more.

2 days 19 hours

Planning for Successful Aging

 

Pro-active steps for health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

By Linda Ziac

May 23, 2017

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

 

According to the Center for Disease Control, “Aging in Place is the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably regardless of age, income, or ability level.”

 

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Pro-active steps for health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

By Linda Ziac

May 23, 2017

The Caregiver Resource Center

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3 days 13 hours
3 days 13 hours

Wesley Village to Host Campus-Wide Open House Event!

Join us at Wesley Village on Sunday, June 11th from 11-1pm, 2017. Explore which senior living option is best for you! We offer independent living, assisted living, short-term rehab, skilled nursing and memory support. RSVP to Lisa Bisson at 203.225.5024 or lbisson@umh.org

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Join us at Wesley Village on Sunday, June 11th from 11-1pm, 2017. Explore which senior living option is best for you!

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3 days 17 hours

Milford Hospital Presents an Educational Program “Diabetes: What You Should Know – What You Should Do” On Wednesday from May 24th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm located at 300 Seaside Avenue Milford, CT 06460. Presented by Maureen Devlin, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator

Milford Hospital PRESENTS:

 

According to the American Diabetes Association, over 29 million Americans are living with diabetes. Of those, more than 25% are seniors. In addition, diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in our country. On Wednesday, May 24, 2017  from 6:30pm -7:30pm. Milford Hospital will present the next session in their series of “Timely Topics” for your health. The program titled “Diabetes: What you should know – What you should do” will be presented by Maureen Devlin, RegisteredDietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator

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3 days 17 hours

North Central Area Agency on Aging / NCAAA Presents: "PAINT NITE" on THU JUN 22 2017 starting @ 7:00 PM. Located @ TAVERN AT THE EXCHANGE 270 FARMINGTON AVE FARMINGTON, CT. Inviting all creative spirits! Explore your inner artist while raising money for NCAAA We had so much fun at the Annual Meeting that we wanted to do something else that was fun and fuzzy. We thought a Paint Nite seemed like just the thing! Not artistic? No worries! A local artist will assist and inspire us while we mix and mingle. Paint Nite will also donate a portion of ticket sales to NCAAA. So let’s get together for a night of creativity and cocktails for a great cause– please RSVP on link below! We'd love to see you there!