May 24th, 2021

Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength

Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength by Jo Miller In tough times, communities find strength in people, and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this repeatedly in our communities as friends,… More

May 19th, 2020

Fall Prevention Is Always Essential

A Reminder While Sheltering at Home Fall Prevention Is Always Essential by Jill Breysse Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall.In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year.1 One out… More

January 28th, 2019

Safety’s No Accident: Prevent Falls in Your Home

Safety’s No Accident: Prevent Falls in Your Home by Jill Breysse Mayo Clinic rendering of a pulmonary embolism. A dear friend of mine turned 71 this month; unfortunately, she spent her birthday in the hospital. After a recent… More

May 18th, 2017

Helping Older Adults to Age Gracefully in Place

Helping Older Adults to Age Gracefully in Place by Jill Breysse When my mom was in her early seventies, her health began to decline. It seemed like she had appointments with different specialists every other day: endocrinologist,… More