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At the bottom of this page, you will find three buttons and a running display of news and posts from the JCA newsfeed and blogs. Visit the JCA blog “Information for the Sandwich Generation” for news you can use about aging, resources, and staying active and connected. The Kensington Clubs blog shares news about Kensington Club activities, dementia care, caregiver support, and community events. As always, you can filter and search for topics of interest in our complete newsfeed, News & Events.

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Why Volunteering as an Older Adult Elevates Both Individuals and Nonprofits

April 19, 2024

By Philip Bendheim, director of the International Board of Overseers at Yad Sarah Know Their Value In one day, Chava David, 80, can experience a range of emotions as she volunteers in the Shaare Zedek Medical Center branch of Yad Sarah, Israel’s largest medical nonprofit. In one moment, she finds herself crying with the distressed …

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UTIs and Sudden Behavior Changes

April 16, 2024

by R. Clinton for the Alzheimer’s Association Blog Sudden Change in Behavior? Urinary Tract Infection Could Be the Cause UTIs, or urinary tract infections, can cause changes in people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. As a care consultant with the Alzheimer’s Association’s 24/7 Helpline, I often speak to people about possible urinary tract …

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Agitation And Anxiety In Alzheimer’s

April 4, 2024

UCLA Caregiver Training Video: Agitation and anxiety create resistance in people with Alzheimer’s and frustration for their caregivers. Learn techniques to solve and resolve these difficult moments.

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