Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kitsap County: Meals for Seniors

Congregate Nutrition Services: Kitsap ALTC contracts to provide hot, pre-plated meals of at least 1/3 Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) nutritional value at nine regular meal sites and two Senior Outreach Support Center sites in Kitsap County. The program: consists of … Continue reading

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Shingles Vaccine for Seniors

Pesky Virus Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful and itching skin rash that affects more than a million Americans each year. It is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox (varicella-zoster). What happens is the chickenpox … Continue reading

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Strides in Alzhemier’s

The dreaded disease that has stricken millions of suffering victims, threatens millions more and could exact a projected financial cost of over $1 trillion a year by 2050 was the topic of the first ever congressional hearing on the U.S. … Continue reading

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Financial Issues

The newest version of a report periodically published by the N4A and MetLife Foundation entitled “The Maturing of America” compares in-home support services for older adults to those offered in 2006, when the previous edition of this study was published. According to … Continue reading

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Caregiver Cruise

Are you or someone you know devoted to caring for a senior loved one? We recognize the dedication and love it takes, but also the stresses that can come along with it. So we’re giving one lucky caregiver hero a … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Elderly on the 4th of July

Everyone has experienced loneliness at some point in their life, but seniors often have to deal with it more often.  Holidays can be especially lonely, and the 4th of July is definitely one of the big holidays of the year. … Continue reading

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