We all know someone who has put off getting glasses or hearing aids because it will somehow make them seem “old” or diminished.
Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.
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.
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.
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.
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)?