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"Greenlight" a Vet to show your support of their service

Tomorrow we honor those that served our country, although we can never fully thank them enough  there is new way to show your support. All across the...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Thinking of Retiring? Don’t!

This statement comes from Jo Ann Jenkins, the CEO of the AARP and may be the best advise you hear all  day. The thought of continuing to work well...
Author: Anonymous
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Hundreds of Hospital Jobs Available in CT

Looking for a job? Recruiters are looking for you! Click here to post a job on the Ridgefield Patch and browse our full listing of available jobs....
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Assisted-living project proposed next to nursing home in Fairfield, CT

FAIRFIELD – Benchmark Senior Living, which has facilities in Trumbull, Shelton, Milford, Ridgefield and Stamford, wants to open an 88-unit assisted-...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Do ‘senior moments’ at 65 mean Alzheimer’s later?

Here's an interesting article I pulled from The Washington Post:  People don’t wake up one day with Alzheimer’s disease. The condition and other...
Author: ante
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Why seniors don't fear elder financial abuse

Picture an older widow who feels isolated by her living situation and has suffered some cognitive decline. She has inherited money from her late...
Author: ante
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

Trends in technology for seniors

This year’s Health Summit focused on one of the fastest growing segments of our populations, senior  healthcare.   Jo Ann Jenkins, chief executive...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 10, 2015

How Seniors can benefit from Massage Therapy

By Sharon Puszko, PhD, LMT Massage therapy as an industry has come a long way since I began my career in the 1980's. Instead of using just the...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 05, 2015

Video Monitoring For Seniors

 Caring for an elderly loved one is a difficult task. Keeping an eye on your elderly loved ones has never been easier thanks to today’s technology....
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 05, 2015

A touching story about love, family and Alzheimer’s disease

Wish You Were Here By Gwendolyn de Geest, RN, BSN, MA I am sitting in the restaurant having lunch with my husband, Howard. But Howard's not here. We...
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

How to evaluate if your loved one’s home is safe enough for them.

Thank you to aging-parents-and-elder-care.com, for this informative checklist. — Medications — Are all medicines stored in the containers that they...
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

Are you still prepared to drive? A checklist on safe elderly driving

Are you still prepared to drive ? Watch for telltale signs of decline in the elderly person's driving abilities. Do they: Drive at inappropriate...
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

Not all Medicare Plans Are Made Equal

Navigating through the world of Medicare certainly isn't easy... Shop around before you choose, for information read this:  By Susan Jaffe, KAISER...
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

Scams are everyone, beware CT residents!

Milford residents should be wary of any calls, emails demanding immediate payment or personal information. By Brian McCready  Several Connecticut...
Author: sganter
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

These glasses are "smart"!

From an article on http://www.prnewswire.com/ Smart Glasses Help Rehab Nurses Deliver Better Care in First Program of Its Kind ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 3,...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 04, 2015