Awareness

Disaster Preparedness

An excellent website to learn about preparing for disasters is WWW.Ready.Gov

Older Americans Deserve to Live with Dignity


New Medicare Cards coming soon

Beginning in April 2018, you will see a change in your Medicare card. Read more

From NCOA:

Dental, Vision and Hearing: Where to Go for Services Medicare Won’t Cover

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Does Medicare still work when you move or travel?

That’s a common question among people with Medicare. Discover 4 facts and share them with the older adults you know.

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Hospital Readmissions:

How To Fight For Yourself At The Hospital — And Avoid Readmission

This new column explains what older adults and their families can do to avoid hospital readmission

 A State of Decay

Are older Americans coming of age without oral healthcare?

Read the report

 

LGBTQ Older Adults

See Me Age in Dignity

Safe and Visible:  Creating a Care Facility Welcoming to LGBT Seniors

 

Who Should Pay for Long-Term Care?

LTC poll

From National Institute on Aging:

Forgetfulness: Normal or Not?

The National Institute on Aging has an infographic which shows the difference between normal aging issues and Alzheimer’s. Even though forgetfulness can be a typical part of aging, it is important to know the difference between normal forgetfulness and more serious memory problems, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

nia_forgetfulness_infographic

 

How to Safely Dispose of Unused Medication

Don’t Rush to Flush.  Meds in the Bin.  We all WIN!

Find More Information and A Drop Off Bin Near You