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Popcorn

Jan 22, 2021 This Tuesday (January 19) was National Popcorn Day. I grew up in a military household in the 1960s and 1970s, and my father spent a good portion of my childhood in Vietnam.  When Dad was away, Mom would find inventive and inexpensive ways to entertain and feed us.  As an inexpensive snack,…
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Civil Rights in 2021

Jan 15, 2021 This weekend, we remember and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  I recently read the full text of Dr. King’s memorable “I Have a Dream” speech, which he gave in August 1963 in Washington D.C. As I think back on the past twelve months, I realize that Dr. King’s words…
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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Jan 8, 2021 I grew up in the southwestern U.S.—Southern California, Hawaii, and Arizona—and never experienced four seasons. My childhood seasonal experience was a mild winter and a long hot summer. The only time I saw snow was when our church youth group went camping in the Arizona mountains. I never saw autumn burst into…
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New Years Resolutions 2021

Jan 1, 2021 Now that we have bid a fond farewell to 2020, many of us are considering what changes we might want to make for 2021.  It’s time to make our New Year’s Resolutions.  But, as most of us have discovered, it’s easier to make a resolution than to keep it.  Many experts on…
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Fraud Alert: COVID-19 Scams

Dec 28, 2020. As the number of people and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Scammers use public health emergencies as opportunities for new fraud schemes, and because older adults and people with disabilities are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, they may target these…
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A Message from CEO Scott Trenti

Dec 28, 2020 Watch a short video message from SeniorCare CEO Scott Trenti at https://youtu.be/ejUj81PYzk8. SeniorCare works closely with those we serve, their families and other informal supports, weaving together programs and services that make living at home as easy and comfortable as possible. Such services include nutritional assistance (i.e., Meals on Wheels, “Grab &…
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Holiday (Pandemic) Blues

Dec 18, 2020 We are in the middle of what Andy Williams told us years ago is “the most wonderful time of the year.”  For many of us, the holiday season is fun and joy filled.   For some, however, the holidays bring stress and sadness. This year in particular, some of us may find it…
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Assisting Elders with Technology

Dec 25, 2020 In the past nine months, many of us have learned to use technology in ways that far exceed what we thought was possible before covid became a word in our vocabulary.  We are using face-time apps to hold meetings with co-workers and to socialize with friends and family. We are ordering groceries…
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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dec 11, 2020 Colorectal cancer—cancer of the colon or rectum—is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States.  The American Cancer Society has estimated that there will be roughly 148,000 new cases diagnosed this year. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths, and is expected to cause…
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