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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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10 Tips for Senior Summer Safety

July 17, 2024

by Carol Phipps for Creative Home Therapy Summer months are great for increasing exercise and activity. Warm, dry weather tends to be gentler on bones and joints of seniors. Longer daylight makes it safer to enjoy outdoor activities. Many seniors enjoy walking and hiking, and the summer months are great for that. There are many …

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Joyful Caregiving with Humility, Hope and Humor

July 17, 2024

Join us as author and inspirational speaker, Loretta Veney, offers guidance on how caregivers can use the concepts of humility, hope and humor to build joyful experiences for their loved ones. Loretta cared for her own mother throughout her 16-year journey with dementia and has given more than 300 presentations and keynote addresses informed by …

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Virtual Matter of Balance Workshop

July 8, 2024

Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. …

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