Mature Living- July 2016 - Special Sections

Mature Living- July 2016


Avoiding caregiver burnout

When elderly loved ones can no longer fully care for themselves, the responsibility is commonly taken on by family members. What often begins as part-time help – such as paying bills or driving Mom or Dad to appointments – may quickly become full-time work.
  • Duet offers support groups for family caregivers

    Duet offers support groups for family caregivers. Alzheimer’s Caregivers Phoenix will meet noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 2 and 16 at Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. Caregivers East Valley will meet 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays Aug. 9 and 23, at Scottsdale Senior Center, 10440 Via Linda. Caregivers West Valley will meet 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Skyway Church of the West Valley, 14900 E. Van Buren St., Goodyear.
  • Fitness key to active lifestyle

    Staying physically active at any age is beneficial to overall health. But when it comes to mature adults, physical fitness can mark the difference between a sedentary and an active lifestyle. To help you navigate some of the fitness and wellness options available for older adults, Jewish News has rounded up several programs to check out.
  • Grant allows Duet to increase caregiving support

    Family members who care for aging loved ones in Maricopa County will have expanded tools, resources and support from Duet: Partners In Health & Aging, thanks to a three-year, $460,000 grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.
  • Help strong-willed parents adjust to aging

    Does Mom want to keep driving even though her vision has become limited? Has Dad fallen before, but refuses to take preventive measures, insisting it won’t happen again? Has Mom’s memory started to fade but she tries to fake her way through it?
  • Jewish Free Loan offers interest-free loans for senior care

    Jewish Free Loan has an interest-free loan program for Senior In-Home Services and Care Needs.


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