Meditation for Caregivers

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Prevent Burnout and Improve Your Well-Being Ideas to Get Started With Meditation Caregivers have so much on their plate: It is easy to become overwhelmed, stressed, and anxious. If you are a caregiver to a parent or loved one, how can you not only prevent burnout but also practice self-care?  One place to start is […]

Taking Back Your Life With PACE

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PACE Helps Older Adults Regain Their Independence Learn About McGregor PACE Services You want to continue to live independently, but it is getting harder. Your mobility has diminished, and it is difficult to keep up with the daily tasks of living like household chores, preparing meals, and getting to your doctor’s appointments. You know that […]

The Art of Journaling for Seniors

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How Older Adults Can Practice Mindfulness Learn the Benefits of Journaling You may have heard about the benefits of practicing mindfulness but wondered where to start. One of the easiest and most effective ways to be mindful is to keep a journal. It does not have to be complicated! You can use a journal in […]

Winter Activities for Cleveland’s Older Residents

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Stay Active During the Winter Season Ideas for Exploring New Hobbies and Interests The cold temperatures and icy conditions in Cleveland during the winter can keep us indoors more than we would like—and this is especially true for older adults living at home. We have compiled this list to give you some ideas of activities […]

Common Myths About Medicare

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What Older Adults Need to Know About Medicare Why Pre-Planning Is Essential Here is one topic that is not likely to come up at the holiday dinner table: Medicare. For many, understanding and navigating Medicare can feel confusing and overwhelming. However, we believe it is so important for all older adults to feel comfortable and […]

Supporting Older Family Members During the Holidays

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Helping Seniors Stay Positive Through the Holiday Season Ideas for Family Members and Loved Ones The holiday season is typically thought of as a happy, cheerful time of year—but for many, including our older family members, this time of year can be difficult. The holidays can worsen feelings of isolation and loneliness, particularly when seniors […]

The Importance of the Flu Vaccine

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Should Seniors Get the Flu Vaccine? Preparing for the 2023 Flu Season Every year, we experience the general flu season, lasting from approximately October through as late as May. However, over the past few years, with COVID precautions like mask wearing and social distancing in place, the season was mild. This year, with many of […]

Do You Need a Geriatrician?

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Understanding the Role of a Geriatrician How a Geriatrician Complements Your Primary Care Physician As an aging adult, you probably see a variety of doctors. Your primary care physician is likely your main resource, but you may see specialists like a cardiologist, urologist, or an orthopedic surgeon depending on your unique health concerns. Within the […]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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Raising Awareness About Alzheimer’s Disease How McGregor Supports Memory Function Every November, we recognize Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, an initiative led by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA). Whether or not you know someone who is impacted by this disease, it is important to be aware of the facts about Alzheimer’s. These are just a few […]

What Is Your Definition of Independent Living?

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The Value of the PACE Program Making Smart Decisions About Aging in Place As an older adult, you have some tough—but essential—decisions to make. What is important to you as you age? Do you wish to remain in your home? What is your definition of independent living? Are you expecting an adult child or other […]