Elders Village Talks about Palliative Care

Join us for this event with Dr. Forrest Beaty from Vitas, and learn about Palliative care. 

What is Palliative Care?
How is Palliative care different from Usual care and Hospice?
Why is understanding prognosis and treatment options important?

 
When: Wednesday, August 14th @ 6:30pm
Where: Alameda Elks Lodge
2255 Santa Clara ave,

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day celebrated at Waters Edge Lodge

Alameda seniors celebrated National Senior Health& Fitness Day on May 29th on the terrace of the Waters Edge Lodge, overlooking the Bay Farm lagoon. The Safeway pharmacist provided free blood pressure checks, Alameda Elder Services tested fitness levels, HealthNet distributed tote bags and health information and Alameda Elder Communities staff served healthy snacks, refreshments and

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Seniors: Sit less, move more

We know that sitting is bad for your health, so here’s a link to a brochure from the American College of Sports Medicine that gives you great ideas of how to stay more active.

http://www.acsm.org/docs/brochures/reducing-sedentary-behaviors-sitting-less-and-moving-more.pdf

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Discover the Age of Champions!

Age of Champions tells the story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and hard-hitting grandmothers who triumph over the limitations of age.

This PBS documentary is a powerful resource for senior advocates hoping to start a

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Safety and Accessibility Program being Offered to Seniors in Alameda

Alameda Fire department is offering an Alameda Safety and Accessibility Program that is free to low income seniors. The program offers a variety of home improvements that will help keep the people safe that are living with disabilities in their home. Things that are offered for free are installation of bathroom grab-bars, raised toilet fixtures,

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Seniors (Adults 65 Years and Older) and the Flu

From flu.gov

For older adults, the seasonal flu can be very serious, even deadly. Each year in the U.S., deaths from flu-related causes range from 3,300 to 48,600 (average of 23,600), and more than 200,000 are hospitalized from serious flu complications. Ninety percent of flu-related deaths and more than half of flu-related hospitalizations occur in

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