links & more regarding elder care...
Island Journal article featuring Island Commons & former resident Victoria Smith "Not Aging but Thriving in Place"
Southern Maine Agency on Aging's
upcoming caregiver classes sponsored by
the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation.
Aging: Myths and Realities
August 8, 12-1pm - The Center, Kennebunk
Exploring physical and cognitive changes associated with growing older and explaining common medical conditions that may affect older adults. Suggestions offered for preventative care and possible treatment options. Lunch provided.
August 15, 1-2pm - Casco Bay Lines Conference Room, Portland
Where do you begin the process of helping an older family member plan for the future? What concerns need to be considered? How do you find out what resources are available when help is needed? All those issues will be discussed in this class – whether you are thinking ahead or find yourself needing to create a plan right away. Light snacks provided.
Preregistration for these classes is required.
Call 207-396-6541 or visit www.smaaa.org for more information.