Tag: aging

Could You Live on Less Than $700 Per Month?

Could You Live on Less Than $700 Per Month?

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over a third of seniors struggle to get just the basics: food, shelter, medicine. This holiday season, think about helping a senior in need through the NCOA. Read more and help a senior through the National Council on Aging, and give to our local Community Food Bank.

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New Transportation Option for Seniors in Tucson

New Transportation Option for Seniors in Tucson

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new nonprofit organization has been created to help meet the transportation issues of seniors and visually impaired adults in Tucson. ITN Greater Tucson uses a network of volunteers with private vehicles to provide “door-through-door, arm-through-arm service.” Service is available to the grocery store, doctors office, church, practically anywhere. The transport service is not free, […]

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AARP Hosts Informational Sessions on Medicare and Social Security

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

AARP is presenting You’ve Earned a Say, balanced information on the current debates on Social Security and Medicare on August 20 in Green Valley at the Quail Creek Country Club, and at the Mountain View Country Club in Saddlebrook on August 21 .  Light refreshments will be served. AARP requests RSVPs to the Tucson Information Center at (520) 571-9884. For […]

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After 32 It’s all Downhill

After 32 It’s all Downhill

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Best Selling Book Shows Us How to Age Successfully Bestselling author Chris Crowley was in town for several events and a talk this week. He wrote the book (books really, there is a version for men and another for women) Younger Next Year. Turns out he’s a great speaker – gruff, funny, and very informative. […]

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Nonprofits Shine When Caring About People is the Priority

Nonprofits Shine When Caring About People is the Priority

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

A recent large scale study of nursing home care and standards of delivery points out that nonprofits can and do deliver significantly better services as compared to for-profit companies. It makes sense, given that for-profit enterprises continually watch the bottom line and cut personnel and service to in order to maximize profits, while nonprofits focus on standards […]

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An Aging Arizona – a $99 Billion Crisis In The Making

An Aging Arizona – a $99 Billion Crisis In The Making

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Arizona has one of the fastest growing senior populations – and related health care cost projections – in the nation. The Arizona Department of Health Services 2010 Report On Aging in Arizona states that the costs associated with chronic disease management for this growing population will top $99 billion dollars by 2023. The same report […]

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