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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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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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Money-Saving Tips for Family Caregivers

July 2, 2024

Julie B. Kennedy, CEO & Co-Founder, RubyWell It takes more than love and commitment to care for an aging parent or family member. Any family caregiver can tell you that it also takes money. At first, you might not notice the incidental costs of the gasoline that gets you to and from their doctor appointments …

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How to Spot Facebook Marketplace Scams

July 2, 2024

by Patrick J. Kiger for AARP While Facebook Marketplace is a good place to find just about anything you might be looking to buy, the site’s popularity also attracts criminals who use a variety of scams to steal shoppers’ money, including peddling wares they never actually send. Sellers, too, are often inundated by messages from …

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