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Misconceptions about Healthcare

Misconceptions about Healthcare A video featuring Dr. Randy Laurich of the Wellness Experience An address to seniors at the Addington facility at Wellington Green Video by SharpShooter...

MORE RESEARCH PROVES THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AS WE AGE

MORE RESEARCH PROVES THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AS WE AGE By Cheryl Alker I have written numerous articles on the benefits of exercise and how important...

Sage Advice for Men

Sage Advice for Men (Women are encouraged to snoop.) By Wendell Abern, Photo by Karen Gonzalez Dear Readers,          I am writing this column shortly before my 86th...

Because Aging, Because Heartache

Because Aging, Because Heartache   By Sarah B. Sullivan   I listen because bad teeth make it harder to talk, because overmedication, even if it is the right medication, makes...

Ah, the Joys of Aging!

Cantankerously Yours Ah, the Joys of Aging! By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, When I was a young bumpkin of 53 years, my aunt (who was then 84) said,...

January, 2016 – POEM FOR MY NIECE AT FOURTEEN

POEM FOR MY NIECE AT FOURTEEN by David Plumb Call it pudding, snow radio or new. Oboe, earring, boy kite or wind. Once you bounced on my lap. Now a song takes your...

October, 2015 – Dr. Dana Desser

Injuries and aging can change the way we live our lives.

September, 2015 – Falls Prevention Day

The National Council on Aging has announced this year’s theme for Falls Prevention Awareness Day, “Take a Stand to Prevent Falls.” In an effort to educate our older adult population about how to prevent fall-related injuries, Wellington is “taking a stand” and hosting a Falls Prevention Awareness presentation.

April, 2013 – Dealing with Aggressive Behavior as a Caregiver

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently issued a tipsheet for Alzheimer’s caregivers on Coping with Agitation and Aggression.