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Senior women need to plan more for future

Senior women need to plan more for future

The trends are clear: as women age the odds are they will be living alone, largely because of either divorce or widowhood. What may be less..

Drumming featured at memory support group

Drumming featured at memory support group

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s December Memory Café will feature Keith Johnson, a well-known drumming artist, who will lead..

Senior care office in Central Phoenix

Senior care office in Central Phoenix

Kelly Cornelius earlier this year committed herself to helping area seniors as the new owner of the Home Instead Senior Care office serving..

Duet moves office, begins fundraising

Duet moves office, begins fundraising

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging—a 36-year-old Phoenix area nonprofit that promotes health and well-being through vitally needed..

Brokers can show all Medicare options

Brokers can show all Medicare options

Medicare Open enrollment starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. If you miss the Open Enrollment deadline, you will likely have to wait a..

Alzheimer’s Support Group open to public

Alzheimer’s Support Group open to public

Fellowship Square Phoenix has launched a new program to not only aid its residents, but the surrounding community as well. The new..

Preparing to care for a loved one

Preparing to care for a loved one

Living Streams Church, 7000 N. Central Ave., hosts a new monthly Dementia Care Education course, which will offer attendees information on..

Memory Café offers socializing, support

Memory Café offers socializing, support

Jewish Family & Children’s Service hosts a series of monthly Memory Cafés for those with memory loss and their care partners. The..

Family Caregiver Open House Nov. 4

Family Caregiver Open House Nov. 4

Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) hosts a day for caregivers, who are typically unpaid for their service, to learn about community..

Caregivers Symposium set for Nov. 2 at Duet

Caregivers Symposium set for Nov. 2 at Duet

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and on Nov. 2, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging will host its second Family Caregiver..

Beatitudes to unveil new patio homes

Beatitudes to unveil new patio homes

Beatitudes Campus, a not-for-profit community for active independent senior living located at 1610 W. Glendale Ave., will unveil its..

New Senior Chorus begins Oct. 19

New Senior Chorus begins Oct. 19

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is offering a new and expanded session of Creative Aging classes for the fall. Creative Aging is a..

Support group for senior hoarders

Support group for senior hoarders

Registration is now open for Area Agency on Aging hoarding therapy groups for Maricopa County residents 60 and older challenged by..

Stuffed pets bring ‘Sunshine’ to seniors

Stuffed pets bring ‘Sunshine’ to seniors

A local senior living community is taking a big part of childhood and turning it on its head, as its residents rediscover the soothing..

Programs for living healthy

Programs for living healthy

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., wants to help its members stay healthy and happy. This month, enjoy a free program on the..

Safety Fair just for seniors

Safety Fair just for seniors

A “Senior Safety Fair” will be held at Devonshire Senior Center, 2802 E. Devonshire Ave., from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8. The..

Free workshop on retirement planning

Free workshop on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Older adults sought for paid positions

Older adults sought for paid positions

The Area Agency on Aging, through its AmeriCorps program, is looking for positive, energetic adults 55 years and older to build Caring..

Educational, fun events at center

Educational, fun events at center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., hosts several educational events this month and some fun things to help stay cool in the..

Vouchers help with caregiver respite

Vouchers help with caregiver respite

Family caregivers work tirelessly and selflessly—often to the detriment of their own health and emotional well-being—to provide..

Summer activities at senior center

Summer activities at senior center

Several new classes kick off at the Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., this month, including Line Dancing (10:30 a.m. Thursdays..

Ways to save on prescriptions

Ways to save on prescriptions

If you have Medicare and you’re having trouble paying for prescription drugs, signing up for Medicare’s Part D prescription drug..

Senior center hosts activities for ‘dads’

Senior center hosts activities for ‘dads’

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., hosts two special events this month that are sure to appeal to the “dads” in our..

Seniors in need of medical equipment

Seniors in need of medical equipment

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) operates the Kindness Closet inside St. Joseph’s Hospital, located at 350 W. Thomas Road. It..

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