Social Wellness Month & What It Means For Seniors! July is coming to an end. But before we close this month out, we want to chat about a topic that doesn’t get enough attention, social wellness. July is Social Wellness Month and at Kane Senior Council, our mission is provide seniors the healthiest [...]
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What is Heat Stress and How to Beat the Heat Warmer weather has finally arrived! A string of warm weather days are coming up that are leaving us with sweltering heat and it’s time to stay cool. Seniors are a population that can suffer during a series of extreme temperatures. Seniors who are [...]
Celebrating July 4 With Seniors So here we in the dead middle of the summer, which means parties are going to be happening non-stop and gatherings will feel like they are going on forever. The biggest party day of the year is coming up, which is the 4th of July. For many of [...]
Responsibilities of the Family Storyteller Every family has a story and when a loved one passes away it is the next generation’s responsibility to keep that story alive. Many stories are told through photos, letters and recipes. When an adult child of an older adult parent passes away they inherit this knowledge. For some [...]
Providing Meals and More…. In our country today, there is a growing awareness of mental health. Older adults who are living alone are at a higher risk for poor mental health and living in isolation plays a huge part in that risk. Minimal social interaction can lead to serious health risks and has [...]
2019 Trends To Know For Seniors March is here and that means we are already a quarter of the way through 2019. We took a look at predicted 2019 trends for older adults and broke it into four categories: housing, social, technology and health. Green Senior Housing: Everyone is going green [...]
Can Fido Change Your Health? When you need a hand, sometimes you end up finding a paw! We all know pets are a great source of companionship and can be a huge stress relief from our hectic lives. But did you know just spending 15 minutes with a pet sets off a chemical [...]
Older Adult Dating Challenge! The thought of dating is downright scary not matter how old you are! The thought of dating near Valentine’s Day is even worse. Starting around the last week of January, you start to see the heart shaped boxes of chocolates, the red roses and the corny cards. Dating for [...]
February Is Heart Awareness Month February is the month that help raise awareness about the organ that keeps the blood flowing and the whole body working. That’s right…your heart! The American Heart Association started the annual month of awareness back in 1963. Their rational behind it was inspired by the ever-popular Valentine’s Day [...]
We Deliver Meals & More Well, we have reached that time of the year again, where the days are short and the temperatures are in the single digits. During this time of year, our older adults depend on their home delivered meals more than any other time of the year. Our volunteers deliver [...]