Tag:LGBT Aging

It is that time of the year for everyone, especially seniors and children to get a flu shot. Getting a flu shot really early in the season may not protect you   ... Read More

04Sep

2014

Category: News & Events , Senior Health , Resources , LGBT Seniors , Senior Veterans , Wellness and Fitness

In the United States, according to ACL (Administration for Community Living), about 5 million older Americans are reported to be victims of abuse, neglect and e  ... Read More

03Jul

2014

Category: Resources , Caring and Caregiving , Senior Veterans , LGBT Seniors

  Did You Know? One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year; but less than half talk to their healthcare providers about it.   ... Read More

17Apr

2014

Category: Resources , Wellness and Fitness , Caring and Caregiving

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. The disease destroys brain cells and symptoms can include confusion, anger, mood swings, language break  ... Read More

10Mar

2014

Category: Resources , Living Options , Alzheimer’s & Dementia

What is Assisted Living? Assisted Living Communities (ALFs) help promote health, safety and well-being among the senior residents that live there. Assisted liv  ... Read More

20Feb

2014

Category: Resources , Living Options

Hestia’s Transitions Care Plan consists of: Coordination with Discharge Planners Development of post-discharge Care Plan including co  ... Read More

31Dec

2013

Category: Transitions Care

An estimated 1.5 million senior adults (65 years or older) identify themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual. This number is projected to double by 2030 according  ... Read More

31Dec

2013

Category: Services

What is Transitions Care? Transitions Care, also known as Care Transitions, can be defined as care provided to the patient who is transitioning from one health  ... Read More

01Aug

2013

Category: Transitions Care

Cancer is a general term used to define a set of diseases that share a common mechanism – uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Causal factors for  ... Read More

01Aug

2013

Category: Programs

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neuro-degenerative disorder afflicting the region of the brain that controls body movement. Currently, an estimated one million   ... Read More

01Aug

2013

Category: Programs

A partner in care, so you are not alone.   The Path to Living a Full Life with Alzheimer’s or Other Forms of Dementia When someone receives a diagno  ... Read More

01Aug

2013

Category: Programs