2005, 2019

Older Americans make significant contributions to our society

May 20th, 2019|

In 1976, President Gerald Ford proclaimed May as Older American Month. Since then, we have recognized the importance and contributions of older Americans every May. Especially now, when it seems that everything revolves around a much younger demographic, it is so important to recognize older Americans. Older Americans make significant contributions to our society. They volunteer for many different [...]

2312, 2018

Seniors and the Holidays

December 23rd, 2018|

The holidays are a time of family time, gift giving and traditions. All of this makes December a magical time for many of us. There are however senior citizens that find this time more challenging for various reasons. Safety is so important at all times but this season presents additional concerns. Then there is the issue of loneliness at this time of year. Health and Safety Winter weather can be [...]

211, 2018

Take Care of Your Bones

November 2nd, 2018|

Taking care of your health includes bone health. Osteoporosis and low bone mass are very serious health issues.People do not realize the incidence of osteoporosis is greater than that of heart attack, stroke and breast cancer for women and greater than prostate cancer for men. 2 44 million Americans suffer from Osteoporosis or low bone mass. This is equal to 55% of people 55 years and older. (1) “ [...]