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Staying Active at Any Age or Fitness Level

It’s not surprising that staying fit helps you lead a healthier life, but what you might not be aware of is the extent to which even a small amount of exercise can benefit older adults.  According to Physical Activity and Health, a report by the Surgeon General:...

Funding Home Health Care

Finding the right in-home care for a loved has best been described as a puzzle. In our last blog, we talked about the first three pieces – deciding that help is needed, the type of assistance required, and how often it is needed. The fourth piece of that puzzle...

Finding Help for Older Loved Ones in the Home

Many older adults have a strong desire to remain in their own home as they age instead of moving into a nursing facility. For many, that desire has been magnified as Coronavirus exposed the difficulty of containing infection in a congregate-type facility where...

An Intergenerational Approach

Without this type of intergenerational support from community leaders and volunteers, the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging would not be able to help the many seniors in our community who have been struggling since the outbreak of COVID-19 getting fresh...
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