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Retired teacher gives back to students in need

Retired teacher gives back to students in need

A 91-year-old former teacher is thrilled to give back as part of the Assistance League of Phoenix’s Operation School Bell that provides..

Travel to happy place with Memory Café ‘Camp Dayz’

Travel to happy place with Memory Café ‘Camp Dayz’

Revisit days gone by in a special musical event provided by Jewish Family & Children’s Service and AARP Arizona. JFCS will continue..

State provides free masks to seniors

State provides free masks to seniors

If you are at least 65 years old you can obtain a free face mask aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The Arizona Department of..

Help for grandparents raising grandchildren

Help for grandparents raising grandchildren

Raising a grandchild can be a challenging task but a non-profit organization provides support in many ways. There are more than 60,000..

Support is available for caregivers amid pandemic

Support is available for caregivers amid pandemic

If you are taking care of a loved one during this Coronavirus pandemic, there are organizations and agencies that can help you obtain the..

Make music, move in AARP online class

Make music, move in AARP online class

Tap into your musical side in the AARP Arizona AZ Rhythm Connection Virtual Drum, Music & Voice Jam (No Jelly) session on Saturday,..

Dance, act, sing in Zoom classes

Dance, act, sing in Zoom classes

Seniors can dance, act, sing and socialize in online classes that Jewish Family & Children’s Service is offering starting this month...

Senior centers delivering meals to seniors

Senior centers delivering meals to seniors

While many businesses have opened again after closing because of the COVID-19 crisis, Phoenix senior citizens still can obtain meals..

Dance, move in virtual Memory Cafe

Dance, move in virtual Memory Cafe

People with changes in their thinking or memory and their caregivers can dance during the online Memory Café offered on Zoom on Thursday,..

Keep active, social with free online classes

Keep active, social with free online classes

If you want to get in shape, play games, socialize and unwind, the Foundation for Senior Living has teamed up with televëda to provide..

Area Agency provides household items

Area Agency provides household items

A decrease in the number of calls made to the Area Agency on Aging’s 24-hour Senior Help Line means there is a limited surplus of items..

Spread love to seniors despite visiting bans

Spread love to seniors despite visiting bans

The Coronavirus might leave you feeling isolated if you live in a senior living community that has prohibited outside visitors in order to..

Think carefully before moving in elderly parent

Think carefully before moving in elderly parent

The number of intergenerational homes has been on the rise around the country but moving your aging parent in with you during the..

Hospice of the Valley helping homebound

Hospice of the Valley helping homebound

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, Hospice of the Valley is still providing services to help those dealing with health issues whether in..

Exercise in chair for free, easy benefits

Exercise in chair for free, easy benefits

If you must stay home because of the Coronavirus pandemic, there are still free, easy ways you can get some exercise. Several websites..

Check up on care at nursing homes

Check up on care at nursing homes

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you need to ask questions to ensure that person is safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So says AARP..

Grocery stores reserve seniors shopping hours

Grocery stores reserve seniors shopping hours

Several grocery chains around the Valley have set aside special shopping hours for seniors  during the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Those..

Get help with in-home care from Home Instead

Get help with in-home care from Home Instead

Home Instead Senior Care offers in-home care services 24 hours a day and is still operating to help mature residents during the Coronavirus..

Agency helps seniors, city centers are closed

Agency helps seniors, city centers are closed

The Area Agency on Aging, Region One, serving Maricopa County, is providing support to seniors during the Coronavirus pandemic. While city..

AARP cancels events due to Coronavirus

AARP cancels events due to Coronavirus

AARP Arizona events are canceled until further notice because of the Coronavirus outbreak. While holding events is a core part of the..

Season brings Purim gathering, other festivities

Season brings Purim gathering, other festivities

The Jewish Family & Children’s Service Center for Senior Enrichment at 6250 N. 19th Ave., which is geared towards people at least 60..

Senior center to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, hold fair

Senior center to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, hold fair

Devonshire Senior Center at 2802 E. Devonshire Ave. will hold a St. Patrick’s Day party at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17. Darrel Johnson..

Caregivers can get support, loved ones music therapy

Caregivers can get support, loved ones music therapy

The Foundation for Senior Living holds support groups for caregivers, called Central Phoenix Memory Café, the second and fourth Monday of..

Art museum offers socials for seniors

Art museum offers socials for seniors

Phoenix Art Museum members who are at least 65 years old can combine coffee and conversation at the Senior Coffee Social events. The next..

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