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Voice Assistants Connect Older Adults

Published: January 29, 2021 After Judy Riggle’s stroke in 2018, she moved from her cottage to the Stephens Care Center at Kendal at Oberlin. Her husband Tom and cocker spaniel…

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Aging in Place in Community: Design for Future Needs

Published: February 25, 2021 Your home is familiar, probably comfortable, and hopefully filled with many fond memories, so why not stay there as you age? Sure, some shelves need to…

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Benefits of Aromatherapy

The term “Essential Oils, or Aromatherapy” can feel a little outside of the mainstream. But the reality is that essential oils, flowers and herbs have been used in healing for…

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The Healing Power of Reiki

What is Reiki? Reiki pronounced ( Ray-Key) is an alternative healing practice that originated in Japan and is now practiced worldwide. The word “Reiki” comes from the Japanese words “rei”…

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The Benefits of Yoga

If the idea of yoga for seniors sounds a little too “cruchy granola” for you, it is time to rethink that idea. Yoga, especially restorative yoga, can also offer a…

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Designing Your Best Day

Creating a Supportive Daily Routine This three part health and wellness series was held January 21, February 4, and February 18, 2021. It was intentionally designed to help participants work…

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Celebrating Black History Month - 2021

Published: February 4, 2021 February has been Black History Month for a long time  –  95 years in fact. But this year the monthlong celebration is especially robust given the…

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Healthy Aging: The Friendship Factor

Published: February 18, 2021 Think of all the ways you and your friends have connected in the past week. Emails, texts and photos, maybe Zoom visits and, oh yes, phone…

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What is Memory Care?

Is your loved one starting to experience cognitive impairment symptoms such as memory loss, confusion and disorientation? Whether your family member is living on their own or living at an…

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