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1 week 5 days

Defending Against This Season’s Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

The nation is having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad flu season.

Flu is widespread in 46 states, according to reports to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died from the infectious disease.

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 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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1 week 5 days

Milford Hospital offers blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Location 300 Seaside Avenue Milford, CT

 Milford Hospital offers blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Location 300 Seaside Avenue Milford, CT

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 Milford Hospital offers blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Location 300 Seaside Avenue Milford, CT

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Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter Presents: Living With Dementia Educational Workshops

Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter Presents: Living With Dementia Educational Workshops

 In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter Presents: Living With Dementia Educational Workshops

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1 week 6 days

Thanks to our wonderful customers, Maid Brigade of Northern CT is the fastest growing high quality maid service in Connecticut and has been locally owned and operated since 2004. We guarantee our work 100% and pleasing our customers with affordable, reliable, consistent green cleaning is our highest priority.

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Thanks to our wonderful customers, Maid Brigade of Northern CT is the fastest growing high quality maid service in Connecticut and has been locally owned and operated since 2004.

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1 week 6 days

Cervical Cancer: Risks for Older Adults and Best Practices

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comforf Keepers of Shelton, CT     http://shelton-325.comfortkeepers.com

Cancer of the cervix, or cervical cancer, was once listed as one of the most common causes of cancer death among women. 

Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer-related death for American women – but not anymore. Pap smears have become a part of regular checkups or gynecological exams, making it possible to catch the disease early on, thereby preventing it from becoming fatal.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comforf Keepers of Shelton, CT     http://shelton-325.comfortkeepers.com

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1 week 6 days

Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet of New Haven County is looking for donations of medical equipment​ and supplies

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!

Here is a partial list of some of the items The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet has to offer:

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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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1 week 6 days

Manage Your Social Security Benefits With A "My Social Security" Account​!

 

My Social Security is an online portal offered by the Social Security Administration that provides easy access to your Social Security information. The following link will connect you to My Social Security:  https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

 if you receive benefits or have Medicare, you can use your my Social Security online account to:

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Social Security Office Locator - Find Office Locations by Zip Code

Use the Link below  to find the Social Security Administration, SSA Office near you. SSA Can help you with questions or issues about your retirement benefits and other federal programs such as SSI. You can also call your local Social Security office to schedule an appointment.

Link:  https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

or Call us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Use the Link below  to find the Social Security Administration, SSA Office near you.

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1 week 6 days

How Can I Change My Address When Receiving Social security Benefits?

Posted by The Social Security Administration    www.socialsecurity.gov

How Can I Change My Address When Receiving Social security Benefits?

If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability) or are enrolled in Medicare, you can change your address online by using a my Social Security account. Go to the My Profile Tab on my Social Security. Link: https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

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Posted by The Social Security Administration    www.socialsecurity.gov

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1 week 6 days

Connecticut Elder Law Attorney Jay H. Jaser, Esq. Providing long term care guidance, including assisted living and nursing home placement and admissions. We also provide Medicaid/Title XIX eligibility services. Our goal is to maximize each residents dignity, independence and quality of life in a supportive environment. For a consultation please contact us at (203) 799-8888

2 weeks 6 hours

‘Put The Fire Under Us’: Church Spurs Parishioners To Plan For Illness And Death

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

Cover photo: Pastor Gloria White-Hammond officiates a Sunday service at Bethel AME Church on Dec. 3, 2017, in Boston. Pastor White-Hammond conducts workshops with her parishioners around end-of-life issues to help them talk about death, name a health care proxy and fill out their end-of-life wishes. (Kayana Szymczak for KHN)​

 

“It would feel like murder to pull her life support,” a young woman tells the doctor.

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

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2 weeks 2 days

Medical Alert Services From Seniorhelpdesk.com

Senior Help Desk is pleased to provide members of the senior community with America’s most trusted medical alert service. For more than 40 years, Lifeline has enabled millions of people to live with greater independence, peace of mind and dignity in the place they feel most comfortable – their own homes.

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Senior Help Desk is pleased to provide members of the senior community with America’s most trusted medical alert service.

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2 weeks 2 days

Social Security Expedites Decisions for Those with Serious Disabilities

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog credited to The Social Security Administration    www.socialsecurity.gov

Social Security Expedites Decisions for Those with Serious Disabilitie's Compassionate Allowances List Grows

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog credited to The Social Security Administration    www.socialsecurity.gov

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2 weeks 2 days

Dementia Education Series on January 17, 24, & 31, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Location: Masonicare at Ashlar Village Assisted Living 74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

Dementia Education Series - Masonicare at Ashlar Village Assisted Living 74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

Chances are you know someone with dementia or are caring for someone with dementia. With more families in the United States feeling its effects every day, it’s important to understand this diagnosis and what it means in day-to-day living. 

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Dementia Education Series - Masonicare at Ashlar Village Assisted Living 74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

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2 weeks 2 days

Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Video and Blog Credited to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC    https://www.cdc.gov

Norovirus is a germ that spreads quickly and easily. It causes vomiting and diarrhea that come on suddenly. Millions of people get ill with norovirus each year. You can help protect yourself and others by washing your hands often and following simple tips to stay healthy.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Video and Blog Credited to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC    https://www.cdc.gov

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2 weeks 2 days

The Dangers of Shoveling Snow

  Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog Credited to The University of Vermont, VT AgrAbility Project

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  Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog Credited to The University of Vermont, VT AgrAbility Project

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