Art and Cognitive Health (P. Hessel)

Art and Cognitive Health – by Paige Hessel   The USS Constitution “hove to” at Tripoli From where I sit at work, I look at this painting by Louisville, KY artist Larry Curry throughout my day.  Sometimes I catch myself … Continued

Top 5 Benefits of Breathing Deeply

Submitted by Holly Hamilton   Many times when I think about aging better, I think of my own grandmother in her last year of life. Her doctor often admonished her to sit up straighter and take many deep breaths throughout … Continued

Get Moving – Part Two (by P. Hessel)

Get Moving- Part Two Strength Training for Folks Over Fifty         My 80-something mom moved recently, putting her house on the market. She loves her condo and while it’s bittersweet for me to imagine never having another Christmas at the … Continued

Live Your Best Life!

Submitted by Holly Hamilton As we age in this fast paced, changing and challenging world, it pays to explore how others are coping. I found the below article excerpt on Huffington Post, from 02/20/2016. Here are things to remember:   1) … Continued

Get Moving – Part One

Written and submitted by Paige Hessel This series will introduce various ways to get exercise and keep our bodies in motion.   When did aging get such a bad rap?  Aging is a natural, organic progression.  It will happen to … Continued

The Power of Music on Memory

written and submitted by Paige Hessel, Care Coordinator   Recently, a friend posted a video by French musicians, Les Rita Mitsouko called Marcia Baila. I clicked on the link and was instantly transported back to the mid-80s. Memories rushed back; … Continued

Technology is Your Friend!

  by Holly Hamilton, Administrative Assistant Technology is your friend! Would anyone have believed it 50 years ago that we would communicate with little computers in our hands? Let alone that, but the signal would reach anywhere in the world, … Continued

History of Home Care, Part I

What is home care?  Perhaps surprisingly, this question doesn’t have a short, easy answer!  Paige and I were talking about this recently, and in our discussion I wondered about the history of this seemingly ‘new’ service that makes such a difference … Continued

Do you know how to recognize the signs of a stroke?

written by Paige Hessel   During a stroke, every minute counts. Fast treatment can reduce the brain damage that a stroke can cause. The most effective treatments are available if a stroke is recognized and diagnosed within 3 hours. Please … Continued