Aging and Mental Health

October is Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. Older adults tend to be shown in pop culture as being sad because they feel isolated or are suffering with loss. It’s important to distinguish between sadness and clinical depression.   According to a 2017 report by the World Health Organization, depression affects 7% of older adults internationally; ¼ of deaths … Continued

Staying Safe Online

October is both Crime Prevention Month and Cyber Security Month! Today on the blog we’re going to share tips for navigating the internet safely. The internet brings us new and different ways to connect, but it also brings with it new opportunities for scammers.   How can I stay Safe?  Make sure your computer is protected with anti-virus software  … Continued

Older Adult Resources for Vegetarians

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day! In honor of this holiday, we rounded up the congregate meal and senior living facilities that are vegetarian-friendly. Some agencies have temporarily suspended their lunch programs. Call ahead or visit their website before visiting. Adult Day Programs Huron Valley PACE– provides flexible meals/vegetarian menu. Vegetarian meal alternatives available daily.  Congregate … Continued