Aging in Place Meeting Notes

Steve Gurney, Founder of the Positive Aging Sourcebook, discussed the challenges and options to aging in place, covering everything from modifications that can be made to our current homes so they are physically safe to the myriad of options out there if staying where you are is no longer viable. He speaks with energy and […]

The Importance of Speech Therapy–March Meeting Notes

Our guest speaker, Jill Fitzgerald, Speech Language Pathologist, discussed the importance of maintaining strong voicing and swallow function in people with Parkinson’s disease. Swallowing is a life-sustaining motor behavior that transports liquids and nutrients from the mouth to the throat to the esophagus to the stomach. Swallowing is also essential for airway protection. Dysphagia, or […]

Wednesday, April 6 Zoom Meeting Announcement

Our guest speaker for our next monthly meeting is Steve Gurney, Founder of the Positive Aging Sourcebook. Steve will lead an interactive discussion that explores challenges and solutions to Aging in Place. He will talk about universal design and remodeling, technology, innovative transportation options, health care, community resources, and much more. Come with your questions for this interactive […]

Springing Forward

Welcome Spring! Welcome Daylight Savings Time! It is so nice to have these longer, warmer, sunnier days. At our last meeting, we discussed Zoom vs in-person meetings and came to a group consensus to return to meeting in-person for those of us who felt comfortable and to accommodate those of us who didn’t by providing […]