Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order to combat the spread of COVID-19 that takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Because of this announcement, Catholic Social Services’ Packard office will be closed effective Tuesday until further notice. Several programs have been suspended until further notice, … Continued
The Washtenaw County Elder Justice Coalition is a group of health and social service practitioners and community members working to acknowledge and prevent elder abuse in Washtenaw County through awareness, education, advocacy, and enhanced partnerships. Recently we spoke with Susan Atkins of the Housing Bureau for Seniors. The Housing Bureau for Seniors (HBS) provides guidance … Continued
You may have heard of Coronavirus or Covid19 as it is spreading throughout Michigan and the United States. You may have also heard that older adults are at higher risk of catching and experiencing severe symptoms of the virus. In this special post we’ll walk you through what Coronavirus is and how to protect yourself. … Continued
Why is sleep important? Sleep is when the body repairs itself. The processes that our bodies go through when we sleep have been shown to affect mood, energy, memory, brain health, and our ability to learn. What’s stopping us from sleeping? Difficulty sleeping is often portrayed as a normal part of aging- but it isn’t. … Continued
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