These ideas can help you de-clutter your home and earn a tax write-off
By Ashley Eneriz for Next AvenueWhen it comes to donating to charity, sometimes our budgets don’t allow us to be as generous as we we’d like. But you needn’t always open your wallet to help others. Here are four ways to give back that don’t involve writing a check or
Beautician Lesa Whiteley thoroughly enjoys her position at Topeka Presbyterian Manor’s Assisted Living Beauty Shop. But to be honest, she doesn’t really see it as a job.
“I have all the grandparents I could wish for. I’m a grandparent junkie,” said
Topeka Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless juried competition.
“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Danica Loftin, Art is Ageless coordinator. “Art is Ageless is unique
Making Communities Friendlier for Those With Dementia
That’s the goal for the ambitious Dementia Friendly America initiative
By Beth Baker for Next Avenue
Can a strong community network help ease the challenges faced by people with dementia and their families? That’s the hope of a national volunteer-driven initiative known as Dementia Friendly America
A groundbreaking study examines the health benefits of making music as we age
By Deborah Quilter for Next Avenue
Twenty years ago, when academic researcher Julene Johnson wanted to study how music might help the aging process, she couldn’t get funding. Johnson, a professor at the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco,