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Avoiding the Holiday Blues and Depression Among Seniors

posted by Ted Ryan on December 17, 2014

The song says “tis the season to be jolly” but for some, the holidays can be a sad and lonely time. Days become shorter. Cold weather keeps you cooped up. Winter can be depressing – particularly for seniors, who may find themselves isolated and missing deceased loved ones and merrier times.

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Don't Let Jack Frost Catch You Off Guard

posted by Ted Ryan on December 04, 2014

Whether you love a cozy fire on a cold winter night or loathe the mere thought of a snow covered driveway, now is the time to prepare for the winter if you live in St. Louis.

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Honoring Our Veterans

posted by Ted Ryan on November 10, 2014

We celebrate Veterans Day by giving thanks and paying tribute to the men and women who have served our country. These family members, friends, neighbors and coworkers are an important part of our community and history.

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Breast Cancer Awareness – Calculate Your Risk

posted by Ted Ryan on October 28, 2014

As the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws near, we’re sharing two interactive online tools to help determine your risk of developing the disease that effects so many lives.

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Free Family Caregiver Training by Industry Experts

posted by Ted Ryan on October 13, 2014

Family caregivers are the foundation of long-term care and aging in place. More than 65 million people (29% of the US population) spend an average of 20 hours a week caring for a loved one.

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Free Flu Shots in St. Louis - Fall 2014

posted by Ted Ryan on September 29, 2014

We’re nearing the time of year when millions of people will suffer from the flu. The number one way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each fall. Below is a list of free flu vaccination opportunities in and around St. Louis.

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One Word that Can Reduce Your Fall Risk – Fitness

posted by Ted Ryan on September 22, 2014

It’s a no-brainer, right? Of course fitness improves strength, balance and flexibility, but have you really thought about what’s at risk?

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St. Louis Parkinson's Disease Support Groups

posted by Ted Ryan on August 26, 2014

In the United States, there are as many as one million individuals living with Parkinson’s disease. The disease has gained national attention through the inspirational career comeback of Michael J. Fox and, more recently, tragic loss of Robin Williams. These two also exemplify the difference that having a strong support group can make.

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Movies, Memory and a Program Coming to a Theater Near You

posted by Ted Ryan on August 14, 2014

The AMC Creve Coeur 12 Theater is hosting a movie series with St. Louis seniors in mind. Every Monday in September, the Silver Screen Series will highlight films that explore positive aging themes.Read More…

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SHC’s Top 6 Summer Tips for St. Louis Seniors

posted by Ted Ryan on July 29, 2014

The unusually mild weather makes it hard to believe that summer’s over halfway through. We’ve gathered some of our favorite posts to help you enjoy the rest of the season – whether it’s pleasant outdoor walking weather or a good day to stay inside and enjoy the A/C.
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