Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day

Did you know that August 21 is National Senior Citizens Day? Declared a national observance by Ronald Reagan in 1988, this day honors older Americans for a lifetime of contributions to our communities and country. As Reagan wrote in his proclamation: “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 August 6th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Prevent dehydration for a safe summer

Unfortunately, adults aged 65 and older are at high risk for dehydration. There are several reasons for this, including: as we age, our bodies store less water, we feel less thirsty, and we’re more likely to experience illnesses that dehydrate us, such as pneumonia and diabetes. Now that we’re in the thick of the warm [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 July 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Parker Chronicle: Senior living center welcomes owls

By Chris Michlewicz Parker Chronicle April 19, 2013 Excitement has surrounded the arrival of two temporary residents at a Parker senior living center. A few weeks ago, the occupants of the Victorian House noticed that two Great Horned Owls had chosen a neighboring tree for their nest. Blending in among the gray-bark branches, the female [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 June 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments