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Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.

Judy Smith

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How a little help can actually make you more independent

Posted by Judy Smith on Aug 13, 2018 1:13:00 PM

We all know someone who has put off getting glasses or hearing aids because it will somehow make them seem “old” or diminished.

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Topics: senior living, intergenerational housing, Resources and tips for seniors

Here's what we learned from community partners in June

Posted by Judy Smith on Jul 16, 2018 10:20:00 AM

The end of June was a busy time for us at H.O.M.E.  We were fortunate to host two great events with partners from the community.  Here's what we learned from our partners.

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Topics: community partners, intergenerational relationships, Resources and tips for seniors, LGBT Older Adults, senior isolation

ENGAGEing in your own well being

Posted by Judy Smith on May 21, 2018 11:37:00 AM

This month, we celebrate Older American’s Month and encourage all of our community members to “Engage at Every Age” to enrich physical, mental, and emotional well-being at each stage of life.  Being active, participating in social activities, sharing wisdom with members of another generation, and taking steps to ensure mental and physical health are great examples of how to be engaged.  

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Topics: senior independence, community partners, senior health, senior isolation, senior housing

Here's one thing you should do to prepare for a health crisis

Posted by Judy Smith on Apr 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you had a medical emergency that required hospitalization, which hospital would you want to go to? If you needed rehabilitation services after an illness or injury, where would you want to have those services performed? Close to home? Close to family and friends so that they could visit you often?

These are all important questions that few of us have answers for.

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Sharing the love on Valentine's Day

Posted by Judy Smith on Feb 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day gives us an opportunity to let the special people in our lives know that we care whether it is with candy and flowers, a handmade card, or a simple declaration of “Happy Valentine’s Day”! It makes us feel good to love and be loved. 

But what about those who find themselves alone on a special day like Valentine’s Day (and on not-so-special ordinary days)?

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Topics: volunteer, aging in community, senior isolation