Trying to spread the word

Posted November 25, 2008
Today Nancy and I are heading to Park Ridge to do a presentation about the services that Senior Living Experts provides.  We are excited because we are meeting with some people who work in adult day care (ie: SAINTS) and others who work in rehab (Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy).  These folks get to see many seniors a day and help them to get stronger or more importantly to be SAFER.  And sometimes when being at home is no longer safe, we can help their patients find a new place to call home.  And that's what we love to do!  I can't ...
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Good thoughts

Posted November 12, 2008
Reporters interviewing a 104-year-old woman:  'And what do you think is the best thing about being 104?' the reporter asked.  She simply replied, 'No peer pressure.'Always Remember This:  You don't stop laughing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop laughing!!
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800 Elders Attend Senior Prom in Chicago

Posted November 11, 2008
I meant to post this before the event to advertise it but I forgot, so now I guess I will just tell you that it happened.  It was sponsored by Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly and was held yesterday (Nov 10) at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. The guests, many of whom are from Little Brothers – were donned in their fanciest suits and dresses and spent the afternoon dancing and enjoying themselves. Events like these demonstrate that elders enjoy life as much as everyone else and that age does not need to be a determining factor in the ...
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Pet Support for Seniors

Posted November 8, 2008
Pet Support for Seniors is on a mission to assist low income seniors to keep & care for their pets.  These seniors are isolated, frail & living on fixed income and struggling to keep their animal companion due to lack of money or resources.  Its a shame to hear that seniors who benefit from the companionship of their pet might have to choose between food for themselves or food for their pet. They kind of make me think "meals on wheels for cats, dogs & birdies.." The not for profit organization is relatively new but as they grow they hope ...
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Ann Nixon Cooper – worlds most famous senior…

Posted November 7, 2008
On November 4th, when president elect Barack Obama gave his acceptance speech, he spoke of 106 year old Ann Nixon Cooper.  He told the story of her history and what she has lived through and seen. I was lucky enough to witness this speech in person and her story brought tears to my eyes.  All I could think of was how lucky I am to work with seniors because each one of them is special, and each one of them has a wonderful story to tell.  I hope that his historic moment also puts an greater awareness and respect to ...
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