Flu Precautions

from Senior Health 365.com
The flu season for the elderly should not just be seen as another period of the sniffles. Every year the seasonal flu (influenza) leads to thousands of deaths mainly of people older than 65 years of age. The bigger concern these days is the new strains of the flu virus that are […]

Fall Prevention Coach Training

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program for older adults designed to manage concerns about falls and increase activity levels. VOLUNTEER coaches are needed to provide this program.
Coaches help participants:

Become more confident about managing falls
Identify ways to reduce falls
Learn exercises to help increase strength and balance

What do you need to be a coach?

Good communication […]

Medicare: Avoiding Open Enrollment Scams

by Andrew Johnson, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
Open enrollment is here. Whether you’re eligible for Medicare, selecting a plan through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or have private insurance, you have until December 15 to compare plans and make coverage changes. But as you’re keeping an eye out for the best options, also keep an eye […]

Seton Northwest Hospital

When you become a Seton hospital volunteer, you’re not joining just any group; you’re becoming part of a family – the Seton family. The hospital volunteers become part of a team focused on person-centered care. They offer a helping hand and a kind word during what can be a time of stress and uncertainty for the patients and families.
Volunteers are needed […]

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