Older Adults Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour class that gives people the tools they need to help someone who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA can save a life, just like CPR can help save someone who is having a heart attack.
What will you learn in […]

Chronic Pain Self-Management Education Workshop

The Chronic Pain Self–Management Education workshop, developed at Stanford, is offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.
Participants will learn:

Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
Appropriate use of medications
Pacing activity and rest
Communicating effectively with […]

Boomer Dilemma: When to Take Social Security

Upon approaching retirement age, some Baby Boomers wonder whether to opt into Social Security right away or wait.  This brief article from Charles Schwab looks at the benefits and downsides of collecting Social Security early.

Keep Homes Safe & Friendly for the Aging Relative

Whether you are older than 65 or a baby boomer, now is the time to implement a plan to make your home more accessible and safer.  DO NOT wait until something happens; taking steps today to modify your home will help you maintain the lifestyle you want as you age.

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