Supporting People Who Are Grieving

article from Aging Gracefully, a newsletter of the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities Death and grief are a part of life. Some think a person with a developmental disability cannot understand death, so they avoid the topic and try to shield them. The permanency of death may be difficult for some people with developmental […]

September is National Preparedness Month- Tips for Older Adults

Ohio Department of Aging offers preparedness tips and resources for older adults September is National Preparedness Month Columbus, Ohio – During National Preparedness Month, the Ohio Department of Aging reminds all Ohioans that older adults may have a harder time adjusting during emergencies and extreme conditions than younger people do. This makes it even more […]

Suicide and the Elderly

Suicide and the Elderly  Suicide by older adults is more common than we think. Every suicide is a tragedy, and to some degree a mystery. Suicide often stems from a deep feeling of hopelessness. The inability to see solutions to problems or to cope with challenging life circumstances may lead people to see taking their […]

Extreme Cold Weather — Safety Tips

As sub-zero temperatures hit our region, Senior Centers Inc. would like to remind the community to check on older adult friends and family members, particularly those who live alone. Older adults are especially susceptible to extreme cold. Of course, winter dangers such as broken bones from falls on ice or breathing problems caused by cold air are […]

Creative Ways to Handle Stress, Aging Gracefully newsletter, December 2018

Creative Ways to Handle Stress With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, many will experience increased feelings of stress. For the aging group, changes in lifestyle and health may increase stress and anxiety, especially during this time of year. Stress looks very different from one individual to another. There are many […]