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Ageism is Frightful

October is the month for chills and thrills. One thing that chills me is the damage caused to elder citizens by our culture’s casual dismissal of their worth. I wrote an article on this topic several years ago that was published in the Midland Daily News. I wish that...

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Open Enrollment: Medicare Part D and Advantage Plans

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage is October 15 through December 7 with coverage beginning January 1st. The open enrollment period is an opportunity for you to shop around for a plan that will best meet your needs next year. By completing a...

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Cooking for One

by Danielle Maguire, RDN, Nutrition Program Director Cooking for one (or two) can be tricky. Preparing a meal for a group may seem easier or more fulfilling at times, but you don’t have to sacrifice a nutritious and satisfying meal when cooking just for yourself, or...

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Care Coordination Corner: Pets

by Julie Randolph, Information & Access and Care Coordination Manager In the National Institute on Health 2017 publication, Human-Animal Interaction and Older Adults: An Overview, by N. Gee, M. Mueller, and A. Curl, it is reported that “Pet ownership has been...

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October Volunteer of the Month

by Allison Rossi Utter, Volunteer & Community Outreach Manager Eva Callison has been chosen as Senior Services’ Volunteer of the Month for October for her outstanding service as a Friendly Visitor/Shopper. Our Friendly Visitors and Shoppers provide a very special...

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Senior Services is Nominating Champions!

Each year, Senior Services presents the Everett N. Luce Award to an individual and an organization for their leadership and contributions toward improving the quality of life for older adults in Midland County. We are inviting the community to help us recognize a...

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Scheduled for October 14th!

Submitted by Jim Gall, Midland Walk to End Alzheimer’s Chair and Breanna Theisen, Development Manager at Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter Chances are, Alzheimer's or one of the many forms of dementia, have impacted someone you know. It’s estimated that...

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September is National Food Safety and Education Month

by Nutrition Program Director, Danielle Maguire, RDN September is National Food Safety Education Month – a great time to focus on prevention of food-borne illness, proper food preparation, and when to throw away expired foods. An estimated 1 in 6 Americans get food...

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