Visitation Scheduling Online

September 2, 2020 — Dear Families of Residents at The Cove and The Willows:   We sincerely thank the many family members who have observed and respected the rules we’ve had to put in place regarding visitation with our residents.   Effective today, we are pleased to announce that we have a new, online booking system for scheduling visitations... Read More

Wordfind: October Is National Physical Therapy Month

September 1, 2020 — This month’s puzzle is a salute to the physical therapy profession, which helps so many people manage pain, improve mobility, and lead a more independent, rewarding life. Click here to download the puzzle. Need a little help? Click here for the solution. To learn more, visit the ChoosePT consumer information website, provided by the American Physical Therapy Association, sponsor... Read More

Fighting Online Misinformation: Seniors Can Make a Difference!

September 1, 2020 — The family helped Uncle Chuck set up a Facebook account so he could take part in family video chats during social distancing. But now he won’t go out in the yard, because he saw a news story claiming that mosquitoes can spread the coronavirus. For good measure, he sent the article to everyone one in... Read More

Nostalgic Fall Recipes

September 1, 2020 — It’s fun to look at the recipes of yesteryear. Some of them seem pretty funny to us today! For example, check out this gallery from BuzzFeed of dishes that never made it into most recipe boxes. On the other hand, some delicious old classics have been favorites for years. We’re sharing two favorite comfort foods that your... Read More

Aging & Caregiving in the News

September 1, 2020 — Information, updates and tidbits from across the country and around the world In this issue: Effective disinfecting Memory screening for everyone older than 65 Are you slowing down without noticing? Is Your Disinfectant Doing the Job? If you’re like most people these days, you’ve got a spray bottle of germ killer at hand to sanitize... Read More

Infographic: Exercise Your Brain While Staying Safe at Home

September 1, 2020 — September is traditionally known as Back to School month. This year, many children will be attending school virtually, from their homes. Older adults, too, are having quite a different experience than they did only a year ago—and just like kids, seniors benefit by learning. Many studies show that learning something new provides powerful brain exercise.... Read More

Getting the Care You Need via Telemedicine

September 1, 2020 — Keeping on top of your healthcare needs is now more important than ever, but due to the COVID-19 virus, you may be asked by your healthcare system or local physician’s office to avoid in-person visits. Avoiding in-person visits helps control the spread of the disease and ensures that the most critically ill receive frontline care.... Read More