Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19

Feelings of isolation and loneliness are being felt by many during this pandemic. However, by observing social distance, wearing face covers when needed and following other current guidelines in effect for Connecticut’s residents, we can all work together as a community to continue flattening the curve. With access to amenities like transportation, health appointments and… Continue reading Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19

COVID-19: Protecting Yourself and Others

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a respiratory illness that spreads from person-to-person and can affect the health and well-being of at-risk older adults and people living with disabilities. In an effort to protect yourself—and others—see below for a short list of precautionary measures that can be taken in order to reduce the contracting and spreading of COVID-19.… Continue reading COVID-19: Protecting Yourself and Others

A New Movement to Prevent Falls

Connecticut has plans to help people literally get back on their feet. Several towns in Connecticut will be offering Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance® (TJQMBB), an evidence-based program that reduces falls among older adults by 55%. Dianne Stone, director of the Newington Senior and Disabled Center, explains.

Appetite for Change: Eating Well for Aging Well

You want food that’s nourishing and satisfying, that’s easy to purchase and prepare—and that can be a real challenge. By providing easy access to good food, along with a willingness to make a few changes in how you eat—you can make a difference in your quality of life. Here is how you can eat well and age well.