Spread cheer this holiday season, not the flu!
Protect yourself from preventable infections and illnesses by educating yourself on vaccines. About 520,000 US adults aged 65 or older get pneumococcal disease each year that can lead to pneumonia, meningitis, and other devastating infections.
Bed Bugs: The Growing Senior Community Pests
Concerned with how to prevent or treat a bed bug infestation in your community?
Senior Nutrition is Vital.
While seniors may need slightly fewer calories and food-bulk than younger adults, they need just as many nutrients, if not more. One reason is that as we age, our ability to absorb nutrients decreases.
Our fastest growing population over the next 20 years will be those 65 and older.
The AAA is in place to help plan for the aging population increase, provide direct services to seniors, and educate our providers, community and seniors.
The number of people taking care of an aging parent has soared in the past 15 years.
It is estimated that nearly 10 million adult children over age 50 now care for an aging parent. It can be rewarding as well as stressful. Don’t be afraid to reach out if you need help.