We here at Alameda Elder Communities believe strongly in the importance and value of the village movement. We think that community, and the social connectivity that used to be more prevalent when we lived in smaller villages, are essential elements to both growing old gracefully and aging successfully. With that in mind we have employeesRead more
Every year from from October to December Medicare has Open Enrollment in which individuals have the opportunity to sign up for Medicare or change their health care plans associated with Medicare. This is a great opportunity for people to make adjustments to their health care coverage or learn more about different health care plans. ThisRead more
The best way to prevent yourself from getting sick with the seasonal flu is to get your influenza shot from your local pharmacy or medical insurance provider. Safeway, Walgreens, CVS, Kaiser Alameda, Alameda Hospital and many local pharmacies on the island have already received shipments of the vaccine and are prepared to give people in theRead more
The leaves are falling and the sun is going down sooner everyday. Fall is here and Winter is not far behind which means that the Cold and Flu season is approaching quickly. Often times it is difficult for people to tell the difference between a common cold and the influenza, but this helpful chart fromRead more
October is Aging in Place Successfully Month! Aging in place allows one to remain living in the same environment while receiving necessary assistance and care to deal with the intricacies of growing older. Through the development of cohousing situations, the village movement, and other means, it is becoming easier for seniors to remain where theyRead more
During the retirement phase of the family life cycle, many changes occur in your life. Welcoming new family members or seeing others leave your family is often a large part of this stage as your children marry or divorce or you become a grandparent.
This stage can be a great adventure where you are free from
Diabetes mellitus us a common disease in elderly; the majority of people with diabetes are aged over 65 years. The risk of hip fractures is 1.5 to 12 times higher in patients with diabetes compared to non-diabetic patients. Furthermore, patients with diabetes are at heightened risk for atypical fractures. Below is a summary of anRead more
By: David Ruttan
I recently had the pleasure to see a short movie detailing a new concept of organizing for world peace. They call themselves “The Elders” and the group consists of world leaders, both political and religious, who have banded together to make a difference and promote world peace. The group consists of many
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