Senior Lifestyles

Technology can help seniors age in place more easily

(StatePoint) By 2030, almost a quarter of the American population will be over the age of 65, up from 16% in 2020, creating a situation that’s going to drive greater demand and greater pressure on the care industry. In addition to a larger workforce and more financial resources, new technologies also have the potential to help solve the problems created […]

South Side Senior News & Notes

Daily multivitamins may slow cognitive aging for older adults CANTON — A three-year study of more than 2,200 older adults by the Alzheimer’s Association found that daily multivitamin and mineral supplementation resulted in a statistically significant cognitive benefit. “This is the first positive, large-scale, long-term study to show that multivitamin-mineral supplementation for older adults may slow cognitive aging,” said Maria […]

Direction Home building new facility

GREEN — Direction Home Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 8 for its new 35,000-square-foot building at 1949 Town Park Blvd. Shown above from left during that event are: Abigail Morgan, COO, Direction Home; Brian Nelson, Chief of Staff, Summit County Executive’s Office; Lee Walko, Direction Home Foundation board chair; David Reynolds, Direction Home board […]

South Side Senior News & Notes

Direction Home to break ground for new office GREEN — Direction Home Aging and Disabilities will host a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. for its new 35,000-square-foot building at 1949 Town Park Blvd., behind Aldi. Direction Home officials stated they have outgrown their headquarters on Corporate Woods Parkway after expanding from 100 employees to over 240. The new […]

West Side Senior News & Notes

Volunteers needed to help isolated seniors GREATER AKRON — Summit County Probate Court and the AmeriCorps Seniors Volunteer Program of VANTAGE Aging are teaming up to recruit and train Senior Visitors. Court officials stated that due to COVID-19 restrictions, seniors have become more isolated than ever; however, the number of volunteers that visit seniors in nursing homes in Summit County […]

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