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Tamara Tiethoff Life Enrichment Coordinator Meadowlark Retirement Village Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Quality of life is defined as the general well-being in terms of standard health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual or group. Although that may read more.
Paige Hendrickson Wellness Coordinator, Avenues by Porter Hills Avenues by Porter Hills is a membership program for people who live at home and have services come to them. We help our members stay independent, proactively pursuing optimum health and wellness. If their health status changes, t read more.
Maegan Garlock, Porter Hills Village, Wellness Director Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. According to the World Health Organization, 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia. That is a staggering number! It is quite likely that any of us will encounter s read more.
View the WZZM Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Jackie Chandler - Porter Hills Wellness Coordinator What is ageism? In Western society there are many “isms” that one carefully tries to avoid, such as sexism and racism. No one wants to be labeled sexist or racist. But there is another “ read more.
Mariah Busch, Wellness Coordinator Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As we age, social interaction is crucial to our health and wellbeing. As years pass we may find ourselves becoming less involved or lacking interest in activities. In order to maintain a read more.
Sara Lowe, Executive DirectorEMMANUEL HOSPICE November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. It seems that there is a month, a week or a day for so many things; doughnut day, doggy day, ice cream day and many other good causes like Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year National Hospice read more.
We don’t wake up every day with the intent of talking about our own funerals. But I don’t like thinking about a court system talking about it for me. The reality is, an end-of-life conversation will happen in everyone’s life so don’t you want to be present for yours? These conve read more.
During the holiday season, going to the mailbox is definitely more fun as we receive greetings and holiday wishes from friends and family. It is not just bills and the typical junk mail. There is another type of letter that we receive and usually in great abundance at this time of the year. I’m su read more.
About 2 years ago I began a journey of looking for a new home. I was moving from my very large home of 26 years where I had raised my 5 sons. Marriage and careers had now moved their lives to new destinations and the walls and rooms that had once bustled with activity, were now silent. As I would lo read more.