The Dahn Yoga Center shows how Yoga helps Seniors.

Posted May 31, 2012
I am pleased to share an article from Pamela Ravenwood of the Dahn Yoga Center.  Use this link to find a local center and continue reading her article to get even more motivated to try yoga if you haven't yet.   The benefits of yoga for seniors Pamela Ravenwood Internet Marketing Manager, BR Consulting/Dahn Yoga Yoga can be a fun, beneficial exercise for just about anyone, but seniors may have the most to gain. The health effects of the ancient exercise practice are particularly targeted to the needs of seniors. Best of all, yoga is one of the easiest exercises for older ...
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Partnering with Rehabilitation Services is a “Win-Win,” For Senior Housing

Posted May 30, 2012
Having rehibilation centers within senior housing makes perfect sense and can make things so much easier on seniors and their caregivers. Partnering with Rehabilitation Services is a “Win-Win,” For Senior Housing Alyssa Gerace | May 16, 2012 Establishing partnerships between assisted living and other post-acute care providers—particularly rehabilitative services—is essential going forward in the senior living industry, a panel of senior care executives told attendees of ALFA Community 2012 session in Dallas on Wednesday.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Supportive living facilities save state money

Posted May 29, 2012
One man shares his opinion on why there should not be cuts on programs that facilitate a better quality of life for seniors.  In my opinion, the fact there are even thoughts on cutting these programs is downright absurd & despicable.   Written by Wayne Smallwood The recession has hit Illinois hard and left the state with a budget deficit that will take years to recover. Gov. Pat Quinn has stated that $2.7 billion needs to be carved from Medicaid spending in fiscal year 2013 to keep from going further in the hole...   To continue reading the entire article click ...
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Local Free Event: 2012 Expo for People with Disabilities: 7/19/12

Posted May 28, 2012
Here's a great local resource to take advantage of this Summer!  I'll be sure to send out a reminder as the event gets closer.  
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Medicare 101, Day 5: Figuring Out Your Choices

Posted May 25, 2012
I hope this Week of Medicare 101 has been beneficial to you!  Please let me know if there was anything unanswered; we'd be happy to do more research for you.  I'd love to give a shout out to the invaluable AARP website as they were my source of information this week.  THANK YOU! Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend! Figuring Out Your Choices A quick overview of your options by: Patricia Barry | from: AARP Bulletin | Updated May 7, 2012 Medicare is not a simple "one size fits all" system. Some coverage is offered through a variety of private insurance plans — and you must ...
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Medicare 101, Day 4: Enrolling at the Right Time

Posted May 24, 2012
Enrolling at the Right Time Meet your enrollment deadline to avoid consequences by: Patricia Barry | from: AARP Bulletin | Updated May 7, 2012 Nobody is obliged to sign up for Medicare. But there are important consequences if you don't meet your enrollment deadline and then decide to join the program later. As many have learned the hard way — better to sign up at the right time than regret it later. Your own deadline depends on which enrollment period fits your circumstances:   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Medicare 101, Day 3: What Does It Cost?

Posted May 23, 2012
If you are dealing with a change into Medicare this is surely one on your mind. What Does Medicare Cost? Learn about your potential out-of-pocket costs in Medicare by: Patricia Barry | from: AARP Bulletin | Updated May 7, 2012 Like most other kinds of insurance, Medicare has a variety of premiums, deductibles and copays that are required for coverage.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Medicare 101, Day 2: What it covers

Posted May 22, 2012
Read below to discover what each part of Medicare covers: What Medicare Covers Four Parts: A, B, C and D by: Patricia Barry | from: AARP Bulletin | Updated May 7, 2012 Unlike other health insurance, Medicare coverage is divided into four parts: A, B, C and D. This allows you to choose which parts you want and avoid duplicating coverage from other insurance.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Medicare 101, Day1: The Top 8 Do’s and Don’t

Posted May 21, 2012
Insurance can be very confusing to navigate and especially so when it comes time to making the switch into Medicare.  This week we will be featuring Medicare 101 in hopes that whether you or a loved one are approaching that stage or, you're already there, you will find some helpful tips on dealing with it.  Please reach out if you have specific questions as we love hearing from our readers!   Medicare Starter Kit What you most need to know by: Patricia Barry | from: AARP Bulletin | Updated May 7, 2012 You're a boomer. The milestone of your 65th birthday may ...
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Senior living centers across US accept more pets

Posted May 18, 2012
Here's an article I wanted to share...   Published May 15, 2012 // Associated Press LOS ANGELES –  Shirlee and Nathan "Nick" Horowitz faced one serious health crisis after another before their doctor said they had to move into an assisted living center. They had only one condition — they weren't going anywhere without their dog.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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