Tag: seniors

AARP to hold monthly meeting Jan. 8

| December 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled to hold its monthly free educational presentation on at 2 p.m., Jan. 8, at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne St., Fort Wayne (corner of Wayne and Monroe). Linda Dunno, AARP District 3 Representative, and Curt Sylvester, former State Liaison, are scheduled to deliver an […]

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Alcohol and old lace

Alcohol and old lace

| December 10, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Many renowned persons have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism. Many doctors decline to accept alcoholics as patients. Most hospitals refuse to admit alcoholics. Available methods of treatment have […]

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Wake up call to seniors

Wake up call to seniors

| March 24, 2014

By Michelle Y. Graves, CSA Certified Senior Advisor Special to Frost Illustrated I recently attended the 2014 Forum on Aging as an industry professional. Times have truly changed. I left the conference asking myself “If seniors knew today what was going to happen to them tomorrow, would they be full of joy or sorrow?”  Aging […]

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Preventing the flu blues

Preventing the flu blues

| November 21, 2013

HOUSE CALLS Well, the sneeze and sore throat season is upon us with a vengeance. I don’t know about you, but even I have had an unexplained cough with a tickle in my throat. I could never understand why these symptoms are called “having a cold.” Generally, what you really have is an infection caused […]

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Fading minds need your time

Fading minds need your time

| November 8, 2013

HOUSE CALLS I had many elderly patients who, unfortunately, began to have fading minds and were living alone. They were being cared for by personnel provided by private and city agencies. Many of them had families who visited them occasionally, but more often were befriended by strangers who had more interest in their worldly possessions […]

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AARP announces elder mediation info program Oct. 17

| October 8, 2013

AARP Allen County Chapter 187 is set to hold a free informational program on elder mediation, 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Fort Wayne Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St. (at Monroe St.).  Not only seniors, but also those involved in their care, should find this program of considerable importance. Professional mediators, Janet Mitchell and Mike […]

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AARP announces informational program on health insurance for seniors

| May 12, 2013

AARP Allen County Chapter 187 invites all AARP members and other interested seniors to hear Fred Taube at 2 p.m. on May 16 at the Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne Street (on the northwest corner of Wayne and Monroe Streets).

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