Posts Tagged "older adults"

Friends Life Care Partners is excited to announce that we have earned platinum SAGECare credentialing!

What Does That Mean?

100% of Friends Life Care Partners staff completed SAGECare online training “Supporting LGBT Older Adults.” Our Leadership Team also met with a SAGECare representative to review our policies and procedures as they relate to the material we learned.

Through this training, we gained a better understanding of the unique needs of LGBT older adults, the various rights and protections extended to LGBT residents, and other best practices for cre…

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It truly is a magical time of the year. It is magical in the way it seems to transform individuals—children and adults—to kinder, happier people. The effect that the Christmas season has on our mood, our attitude, is undoubtedly positive. We are nicer, more apt to laugh and play and party. We are quicker to share, to give, to be generous.

For some of us older adults, however, the Christmas season also means that our grief is heightened and our sadness deepened as we become more mindful of what we may have lost in the way of health, money, companionship, independence….

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Another Reason to Sing!

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February 25th, 2019 Health & Wellness No Comments
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“I sing because I’m happy! I sing because I’m free!”

These are two lines from the song I love to sing in the shower, and I sing them at the top of my voice. Why do you sing? Singing is a wonderful activity which has all sorts of benefits—physical, psychological and emotional, and social. It’s like that health drink that promises to treat every malady under the sun on a cloudy day, except that singing truly does. There is a yet another benefit of singing that I don’t hear people talk much about and I wonder why. I don’t think it’s because we’re not awa…

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