Elder Abuse Must Be Confronted; Awareness is Where to Start
Poughkeepsie Journal – June 12, 2018
If you’re familiar with Harper’s Magazine, you’re familiar with the index, a single page at the very beginning of the publication with meticulously researched statistics and figures. A recent issue’s statistics caught my attention. It read “Number of Japanese with dementia who went missing in 2016: 15,432. It was directly followed by: “Number of residents of Matsudo, Japan trained to find lost seniors suffering from dementia: 3,000.” In two brief lines, there is a clear indication of an issue facing seniors living in Japan, and a step in the right direction for resolving it. Continue reading.
Older Americans Month Ideal Time to Discuss Senior Living Options
Poughkeepsie Journal – May 3, 2018
Each May, Older Americans Month, sponsored by the U.S. Administration on Aging, offers a series of events and activities to celebrate the impact older adults have in our communities and focus on the challenges and joys of aging. It also serves as a good reminder for seniors and their families to begin exploring potential senior living alternatives now instead of waiting until health or lifestyle concerns have so declined that staying in one’s own home is no longer viable. Continue reading.
Recent Press Releases:
August 21, 2018: Vassar-Warner Home Increases Assisted Living Capacity (ß Link this to the full press release which is attached below)