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    Cyber Café events to focus on cyber safety, Facebook for seniors

    Parsons Presbyterian Manor will host two free cyber café events for seniors focusing on cyber safety and using the Facebook app.“Be Social, Be Safe, Online Safety” will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. September 17 at Parsons Presbyterian Manor, 3501 Dirr Ave. Learn practical tools for cyber safety and controlling your privacy risks on popular site and phone apps at this free event.   Read More...

  • Sloan's Spot: Great things don't come from your comfort zone

    Change can always be a little overwhelming no matter the aspect of life. It is always scary when we have change in our lives and we tend to want to run and hide, especially if you are anything like me: an over-thinker with a pinch of the desire to please. When a new opportunity stumbles into my life or I want to make change, I then make a mental or physical list as to why I shouldn’t.   Read More...

  • 5 lessons from the oldest old

    By Robert DiGiacomoNew York Times reporter John Leland thought he knew how to write about the “oldest old” — people 85 and up. For a proposed year-long series, he figured he would chronicle a laundry list of their issues: things like the dangers of falling, financial pressures and family conflict.As Leland delved deeper, however, he realized the people in this age group were more than the sum of their problems. And he saw how much he didn’t know about the realities of aging.   Read More...

  • Every Generation Should Engage at Every Age

    Every May our nation observes Older American’s Month and this year’s theme is "Engage at Every Age." You are never too old (or too young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental and emotional well-being. We also celebrate the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities.Participating in activities that promote mental and physical wellness, by offering wisdom and experience to the next generation, or seeking the mentorship of ...  Read More...

  • Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

    Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.Dr.   Read More...