Calling All Guinea Pigs: You Can Help Find a Cure

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  Today, 1 in 3 older adults die with either Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related disease. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, each year killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined....

Keeping Skin Healthy

by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement Keeping our skin healthy is vital to our overall well-being, especially since it is the body’s largest organ. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), “Your skin is the organ that comes...

Be Prepared for Winter

By Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement  Although winter officially began on December 21st, and we had a small snow storm in November…the beginning of the new year is the start of our coldest and snowiest weather of the year. With that said,...

Erasing the Holiday Blues

By Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement For many the holiday season is an exciting time…family gatherings, catching up with old friends, enjoying traditions with loved ones, etc. However, for some the best time of the year is the most...

Beware of Scams During the Holidays

by Jeffrey Ransom, Administrative Assistant  The holidays bring joy, generosity and good will towards others. Most families and friends enjoy spending time together and performing seasonal traditions. However, this time of year also is when scammers are at the height...

Responding to the Unexpected – Leaning into Uncertainty

By Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director A recent broken leg, with its resulting surgery, wheelchair, crutches and physical therapy, has reminded me yet again that the very nature of life is change. Some of us already know this intimately. We have faced unexpected...

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