National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Understanding the Benefits and Impact of Rehabilitation Helping Americans With Disabilities Lead a Full Life This year, we are celebrating National Rehabilitation Awareness Week from September 19–25, 2022. This week recognizes the benefits of rehabilitation for those who have received treatment. The American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association has three goals: To educate people about the […]

How to Improve Mobility for Older Adults

The Importance of Maintaining Mobility as You Age Mobility Exercises and Ideas to Try As we age, we face more mobility challenges. This usually means having difficulty getting around inside and outside. Mobility loss in older adults is usually the result of impairments in our central nervous system that lead to injuries, joint problems, arthritis, […]

Respite Vacation Stays at McGregor

The Value of Short–Term Respite Care Respite Vacation Stays Give Peace of Mind to Family Caregivers Most family caregivers devote hours a week caring for their loved one. But what happens when you need a break? You may not have other family or friends to rely on to keep up your loved one’s care in […]

How Estate Planning Reduces Stress

Top Reasons to Begin Planning Your Estate Now Why Estate Planning Can Improve Your Quality of Life All of us are aging every day: Though we may feel too young to begin estate planning, the reality is that there is no “right age” to detail our final wishes. You can take control and begin planning […]

Taking a Culturally Sensitive Approach to Senior Care

McGregor PACE Recognizes the Cultural Diversity of Our Participants How to Offer Diversity Training to Your Team We are fortunate to live in a culturally diverse Cleveland community—and our PACE participants reflect this great diversity of backgrounds. No matter an individual’s race, sex, religion, or cultural background, they deserve access to comprehensive aging services. As […]

Ideas for Intergenerational Family Activities

Encouraging Connections Among Family Members of All Ages Ways to Engage Loved Ones Around a Shared Activity Many families are fortunate to have members of multiple generations living close together. As the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age, according to the United States Census Bureau, one in five Americans will be 65 or older by 2030. […]

PACE Program: A Better Way to Live

Benefit From Aging Services in Your Community How McGregor PACE Can Support You Does your home feel like a burden? Are you struggling to keep up with chores, cooking, or personal hygiene? Is a family member acting as your primary caregiver? If you or a loved one is struggling to continue living at home, your […]

Sun Safety Tips for Older Adults

Protect Your Skin and Eyes From UV Exposure Recognizing UV Awareness Month To recognize July as being UV Awareness Month, let’s take a short quiz to test your knowledge of sun safety and UV exposure.   Question: Can you get a sunburn on a cloudy day? Answer: UV rays are strong all year long. While […]

How to Get Your Documents in Order

Why Older Adults Need to Prepare for the Future Tips for Gathering and Organizing Your Important Papers Whether you are planning for your own end-of-life care or on behalf of a loved one, the conversation is difficult—but necessary. When adults take the time to gather, sort, and organize their important documents and outline their wishes, […]

Knowing the Signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

June Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month How PTSD Can Affect Older Adults This June, during Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, we all have an opportunity to consider how much we know about this complicated medical disorder. The National Institute of Mental Health defines PTSD as “a disorder that develops in some people who have […]