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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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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

December 5, 2023

via the Takoma Park Police Department December 4, 2023 The first full week of December is Older driver Safety Awareness Week. Older Driver Safety Awareness Week highlights the vital role that mobility and transportation play to keep older adults active in their communities. The observance recommends that during the first week in December, loved ones …

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Launching Kesher Cafe – for Young Onset Dementia

December 5, 2023

A Young Onset Dementia Monthly Social Engagement Group is starting! Kesher Cafe – connect, share, support This monthly social engagement group is for those with young onset dementia (diagnosis prior to age 65). Care Partners are asked to remain on site and are welcome to participate in the planned activities. There will be opportunities to …

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SADder in the winter? Try light therapy

November 29, 2023

by Mayo Clinic staff, from The Beacon Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that typically occurs each year during fall and winter. If you’re like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. It is …

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