Marianne and Dennis have lived in the same home for their entire marriage of 62 years. They raised children, re-modeled living spaces, celebrated holidays, hosted parties and created loving memories in their home.
Saint Paul Neighborhoods — a local collaboration of neighborhood, government, health care and community representatives — works to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
After debris has been cleared and physical rebuilding is well underway, counselors for victims of natural disasters and violence contend that real healing still needs to take place.
The trend in funerals today toward more personalized, less traditional ceremonies is taking these services where no funerals have gone before.
Often after the death of the loved one of a friend, neighbor or co-worker, people are at a loss for what to say or do, but they might be quick to whip up a batch of brownies or a chicken casserole.
One in three adults 65 and older fall each year. In 2005 alone more than 1.8 million seniors were treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. Simple adjustments to daily activities can greatly reduce the risk of a fall.