News About Aging

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Nostalgia: Christmas cards from the stars

I got to meet all of the singing stars who visited our little radio station on their promotional tours. It was a dream come true!

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Recipe Box: Festive dishes for any holiday celebration

In observance of this festive season, this month’s Recipe Box includes savory dishes for every celebration.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Safety tips to make your home more age-friendly

Adapting your home to accommodate aging in place is a step many need to consider sooner rather than later.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Managing grief over the holidays

The death of someone we love is difficult in itself. Grief is made even more difficult during this holiday season, with the challenges amidst the pandemic, such as the inability to visit with or hug loved ones.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Keeping holiday traditions alive amid COVID-19

Pandemic or not, people are finding ways to observe the holidays in meaningful, spiritual ways.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: Eat smart this holiday season

Older adults – especially those living with diabetes – can stick to a meal plan that ensures they’ll keep both their weight and blood sugar in check.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Dreaming of a stress-free holiday

2020 is what it is. Let’s make the best of it!

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your teeth!

By Alicia M. Colombo New oral challenges often develop as you grow older. Common dental problems that seniors experience include dry mouth, tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer. Your oral health affects nutrition, digestion, speech, self-esteem, quality of life and social interactions. If left untreated, these dental conditions can lead to tooth loss and […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Ask the Expert: Self-care is essential for caregivers

This month, we sat down with Cheryl Clark-Woods, MSW, who serves as director of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s (PCA) Caregiver Support Program. Available to both caregivers of older adults and grandparents caring for grandchildren, the program provides resources and financial assistance to hundreds of qualified caregivers in Philadelphia each year. Clark-Woods is a strong advocate for the importance of self-care among those actively caring for older adults and family members. Here, she shares her thoughts on why self-care needs to be a vital part of a caregiver’s regimen.

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