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How can seniors foster connection and reduce loneliness?

How can seniors foster connection and reduce loneliness? For seniors, maintaining social connections and staying in touch with loved ones improves their quality of life and improves health. For example, socially isolated seniors have a 59% greater mental and physical decline risk than those who do not experience social isolation. In addition, social socialization has been shown to slow Alzheimer's [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How can seniors foster connection and reduce loneliness?

How to care for seniors at home for as long as possible

How to care for seniors at home for as long as possible People often say, “I promised her I’d never put her in a nursing home.” or, “Dad told me he never wanted to live in one of those places.” For a variety of reasons, caregivers may choose to care for their older adults at home. And as long as [...]

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A Holocaust Survivor’s Story – Meet Etta

Every Holocaust survivor's story is different and each experience unique. The testimonies remain powerful and relevant, as they bring history alive beyond books. Etta O., a client of the Alpert JFS Holocaust Survivors Assistance program, recently shared her Holocaust experience with students at Independence Middle School. The child of a Russian Army officer lived in Odessa with her parents and [...]

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Senior Mental Health – How to Help

How to Help a Senior with Mental Health Issues Here are some tips for helping a senior manage their behavioral health and ensuring they get the physical and mental care they need: Prepare for doctor’s appointments by discussing the senior’s adherence to medication routines, problems or missed dosages any side effects they may be experiencing. Use this conversation to develop [...]

By |July 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Senior Mental Health – How to Help

Hurricane Preparedness 2021

Preparing for Hurricane Season Hurricane season is here and we need to be vigilant in preparing ourselves for what is expected to be busier than normal hurricane season. This year the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts 13-20 named storms, including 3-5 major hurricanes with 111 mph winds and above. Below is a list of resources you can [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hurricane Preparedness 2021

The Commonwealth Institute Names Platinum Select Nursing Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida

The Commonwealth Institute Names Platinum Select Nursing Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida      Annual award highlights women business leaders who are making a significant impact on the state’s economy Miami (May 20, 2021) -  The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), together with its research partner Kaufman Rossin, announced Platinum Select Nursing’s CEO and Founder Cori Kasten  was a part of the 16th [...]

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