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HOW A SENIOR ADVOCATE CAN HELP YOU – VIDEO REPLAY

Art Mulligan, CEO of Senior Advocate Services in Southbury, CT, discusses how an advocate can oversee and coordinate support services that you may require or desire to improve the quality of your life. A senior advocate helps older adults and their families understand and access the services, resources and benefits that ease later-life transitions, including: …

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Noble Richards

Noble Richards Blazes a Trail

SALISBURY — William Shatner of “Star Trek” fame may have gone up in a rocket for his 90th birthday, but Noble Richards pedaled into his 91st year. The resident of Noble Horizons recently biked 188 miles of the Katy Trail State Park across Missouri. Knowing their dad was a lifelong cyclist, Richards’ three sons arranged …

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Julie Reed

Employee Spotlight – Julie Reed a Rehab Nurse Staple

As the nurse manager of Noble’s Short Term Rehab Department known as Wagner, Julie Reed helps help her patients recover from hospitalizations and return home.  After serving in the Medical Surgery Department at Sharon Hospital for 15-years, Julie has the ideal experience for Noble’s short-term inpatient rehab.  “I am very confident in my skills. I …

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Noble Spotlight: Hospice NursING Staff – Making a Difference

Working in the nursing field can be both rewarding and heartbreaking, especially if you work in hospice care. Hospice care is tailored to the needs of each individual but the goal of hospice care is always the same – to provide comfort, dignity, and the highest quality of life and care for the duration of …

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Getting Your Affairs In Order Video Replay

https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/lw_xzu-H0rWwNJW4ah5-eHdevSwlATAHY8NoFp6N_lAhXFSgbACm9UqKQuPRSl-i.3Qut2VlEo6YBbC4x Watch the replay using the link above of Salisbury Bank Trust Officer, Kimberly Downey and attorney and former probate judge Charles Vail who presented “Getting your Affairs in Order.”  Attendees learned what legal and financial documents are necessary when planning for the future,  how to prepare and organize them, where you can turn for …

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Personal Emergency Response Systems and the Benefits for Seniors

Falls are all-too-common for older adults.  According to the National Council on Aging, an older adult is treated in the ER every 11 seconds for a fall-related injury.  Even more shocking is that a senior sustains a fatal fall every 19 minutes, making fall-related injuries one of the leading causes of death in seniors. Data …

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Breast Cancer Awareness – The Importance of Mammograms as You Age

Once women reach the age of 40, yearly mammograms, along with a physicals, eye exams, etc. are a part of life.  Getting a mammogram is one of the best ways to detect and diagnose the early stages of breast cancer at a time when it’s most treatable. Some women, however, question the need or benefits …

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THE MIDDLE EAST-FORGOTTEN THEATER OF THE GREAT WAR – VIDEO REPLAY

The Middle East is often called the forgotten theater of the Great War, yet the effects of the conflict there have reverberated through the 20th and 21st Centuries. Conflicting loyalties, personalities, and policies created a complex political and military situation, one that the allied powers found “hard to escape with honor and dignity.” This talk will center …

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Celebrate World Heart Day with Heart Healthy Tips

Every year on September 29th, we celebrate World Heart Day. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) claims 17.9 million lives globally each year, so the World Heart Federation created the campaign to educate and encourage individuals to improve their heart health. Over a lifetime, the heart beats about 2.5 billion times! Like all our muscles, it’s important to …

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Why Yoga Should Be a Part of Your Exercise Routine

It has been said the time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated the entire month of September as National Yoga Awareness Month. The goal is to educate the public about the multiple health benefits of yoga, inspiring people to live a healthy lifestyle. …

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