Senior Living

Please Pass the Torts

Video replay: Author Tom Morrison discusses his latest book “Pass the Tort$”

Enjoy the video replay or “Please Pass the Tort$” – a lively conversation with author and attorney Thomas Morrison moderated by Bill Littauer. View the Replay HERE About the Book Patrick A. Peters (“Pap”) and Prescott U. Peters (“Pup”), the intrepid tort lawyers whose zany exploits delighted readers of Torts R Us, return with another …

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Video Replay: Author Mark Oppenheimer discusses his book “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood”

Video Replay of a discussion with author Mark Oppenheimer about his book- “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood” View the Recording HERE Oppenheimer has taught at Stanford, Wellesley, and Yale, where since 2006 he has directed the Yale Journalism Initiative.  He is a widely published journalist who …

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What you need to know about Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma month and nearly 3 million Americans suffer from Glaucoma although nearly half of them don’t know they have it. Until you get to the advanced stages there are no symptoms of this dreadful and irreversible eye disease, but early detection and treatments can preserve vision.   What is Glaucoma?  Glaucoma causes fluid to build up …

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How to Tell When a Parent Should Stop Driving

As colder weather, snow and ice move in for a few months, driving hazards are plentiful.  Is it time to bring up the topic of safe driving with elderly parents? Driving offers independence and freedom so it can be difficult and emotional to speak with a parent about giving up driving. In fact, according to …

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The Life Giving Practice of Yoga… The Story of Eleanor Miller

“Breathe in as though it is your very first Breath.  Breathe out as though it is your very last Breath”. (Sharon Salzburg) I sometimes say, “Yoga saved my life”.  In 1997 my husband was beginning to have memory loss and I was overwhelmed with fear.  The locus of sanity I found was through yoga- the …

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Mary Ellen Baldwin – Volunteer, nurse, and beloved community member

As a big sister in a family of six, a mother of five and a nurse for 43 years, Mary Ellen Baldwin has not only dedicated much of her life to caregiving, but most of it has been joyfully rendered at Noble Horizons.  In fact, despite retiring from her nursing responsibilities a six years ago, …

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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 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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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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