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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..

Senior center to hold Valentines dance

Senior center to hold Valentines dance

Love is in the air at the Devonshire Senior Center, which will hold a Valentine’s Dance on Friday, Feb. 14. The dance will begin after..

LGBTQ Caregivers can access support

LGBTQ Caregivers can access support

If you are a caregiver who is part of the LGBTQ community who faces unique challenges and stressors, a local non-profit organization can..

Learn about dementia care

Learn about dementia care

Do have a loved one with dementia? Learn how to best care for them at a free event this month. Smile on Seniors of Arizona will host..

Ground is broken for dementia care center

Ground is broken for dementia care center

Construction is underway on Hospice of the Valley’s new Dementia Care & Education Center. The not-for-profit agency broke ground last..

Senior Olympics to offer competition

Senior Olympics to offer competition

Get geared up for the Arizona Senior Olympics that will take place in February and March around the Valley. Seniors will compete in a..

Learn mental health first aid to help others

Learn mental health first aid to help others

It can be hard to determine whether an older adult is suffering from depression but you can learn warning signs and how to help someone..

Walk, bike or run at AARP event

Walk, bike or run at AARP event

Get in shape and socialize at the AARP AZ Walk/Run/Bike event on Monday, Jan. 20. Come by yourself or with a group to walk, run or bike on..

Hospice of the Valley to build dementia campus

Hospice of the Valley to build dementia campus

Hospice of the Valley will break ground this month on a new center designed to help those suffering from dementia.  The groundbreaking for..

Take steps to avoid falls

Take steps to avoid falls

Falls account for almost a third of non-deadly injuries in the United States. Seniors have an even greater risk of falling because of..

Free fitness classes available

Free fitness classes available

Area Agency on Aging offers several free classes for mature adults who want to get in shape, stay healthy and manage chronic pain. The..

Expert offers tips to care for elderly

Expert offers tips to care for elderly

The holiday season is here and while it can be a joyous time, it also can be stressful when it comes to caring for elderly loved ones. Tom..

Non-profit helps busy woman raise grandson

Non-profit helps busy woman raise grandson

To say that Maria Salaiz-Valdez has her hands full is an understatement. Fifteen years ago, when she received a call from the Department of..

AARP offers caregiver happy hour

AARP offers caregiver happy hour

Taking care of a loved one or being a paid caregiver can be stressful and lonely at times but AARP is finding ways to help. The next AARP..

Senior center to mark holidays

Senior center to mark holidays

There are many ways for mature adults to celebrate the upcoming holidays at Devonshire Senior Center, located at 2802 E. Devonshire Ave. A..

Drumming circle to bond seniors

Drumming circle to bond seniors

Seniors can express their creative sides while having fun and meeting other people at two local drum circles. The first is during the..

Learn to relax at meditation lecture

Learn to relax at meditation lecture

It can be easy to get stressed out and many people believe high stress levels are a normal state. Jewish Family & Children’s Service..

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