Archive | August, 2010

Senior citizen enjoys painting, model building

But painting isn’t his only skill. Watts also has created a handful of models strictly from his memory including a famous humpback covered bridge near White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., and three homes he spent time in growing up. Drawing from his childhood, Watts has been able to use pieces of scrap wood to create small scales of the homes of his parents, uncle and grandparents near his hometown of Glasgow, Va.

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Psychological Services in Long Term Care Resource Guide

Psychological services for older adults in long term care facilities are increasingly needed as the older (and especially the old-old (85+)) segment of our population has grown dramatically. Both long term health care providers and federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have become increasingly aware of the mental health and psychiatric dimensions in chronic health care.

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..they’re back! The scam of your life.

Seniors on Medicare don’t have to do anything to receive their $250 rebate check for hitting the Medicare part D coverage gap, the Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA) noted Monday. Scammers posing as Health and Human Services officials are calling seniors and saying they need personal information, such as a Social Security or Medicare number or a signature to process the rebate checks, according to one official with the state’s Senior Medicare Patrol. IAAAA is reminding seniors and their caregivers that Medicare officials will never call and ask for Medicare or other personal information.

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Fitness Boot Camps For Senior Citizens in Huntley, IL

Many older adults are finding that low impact fitness boot camps by Huntley instructors are helping them create a new community for them to enjoy while staying active. While living in Sun City the older adult is encouraged to participate in group activities and stay fit with access to golf and fitness equipment. However, this can become quite a challenge when you are not currently in the routine of staying in shape or if some days you feel like you just don’t want to workout.

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Seniors Citizens Journal

It comes down to a variety of very simple, but poignant questions. Considerations include taking care of yourself, considering the impact your own life and behaviors have on others, living with choices of tranquility make for a better day to day environment for keeping our equipment working smoothly. When we choose to do those things that have a positive influence on us, we are choosing to make our bodies work better, our equipment to respond more readily to what we really want to do with our time and energy. When we ignore ourselves, behave as if we can just slide by then we are setting ourselves up for predictable results.

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Ask yourself these questions…then engage yourself.

An old proverb says, “He that cannot ask cannot live”. If you want answers you have to ask questions. These are 75 questions you should ask yourself and try to answer. You can ask yourself these questions right now and over the course of your life.

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Senior Citizen’s Outrage: Open Letter To Sharizat

You went on to say that you thank God that there is a federal government and a Barisan Nasional government to take care of the people’s welfare without which the poor in Penang will be starving. Yes, the BN government looked after the people of Penang so well that on 8 March 2008, they kicked the BN of Penang!

As a senior citizen, let me tell you this. It is not the money that matters. It is the thought, the appreciation and the caring attitude of the state government that senior citizens value most.

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