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Survey Helps Agency Understand the Needs of Southeast Michigan Seniors

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Results are in: Some 1,800 seniors surveyed in the six counties served by Area Agency on Aging 1-B told us what they’re thinking when it comes to health care and transportation, in-home care and social isolation, addiction and physical challenges they face every day, and more. The results are interesting – even surprising – and mirror trends reported in a new statewide report that surveyed the needs of older Michiganders. More ...

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Practical Tips for Dealing with Isolation as a Caregiver

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Don’t be an island. That’s good advice for anybody – but especially for millions of caregivers who have let friendships and acquaintances slide as a result of caregiving obligations. It doesn’t have to be that way. Maintaining a social life is easier said than done, for sure, but there are strategies to avoid being cut off from the world outside. Isolation and Depression According to a study published in 2017 in Frontiers in Psychology, social ...

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