June Boomers and Beyond

Longest Day Program Set

Altenheim Resource & Referral Services and Good Shepherd Nursing Home, both of Wheeling, are partnering to offer a special program for The Longest Day to increase awareness and provide education on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Randall Forzano, human resources director at ...

How to Enjoy the Summer Weather as a Senior

Summer brings sunshine and warmer temperatures, but especially for seniors, the sun and heat can pose special health risks. It’s important that you take extra precautions during the summer months to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses and injuries, especially if you’re coping with ...

The New MIND Diet May Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s and I want to do everything I can to protect myself. Concerned Daughter Dear Concerned, It’s true! Research ...

Questions and Answers About Social Security

Question: Will my son be eligible to receive benefits on his retired father’s record while going to college? Answer: No. At one time, Social Security did pay benefits to eligible college students. But the law changed in 1981. We now pay benefits only to students taking courses at grade 12 ...

Choosing the Best Way to Protect Your Home

One of the most common themes that bring clients into our office is the concern over losing one’s home in the event that they need long-term care. Many have a preconceived notion about a certain option that they think is the best fit for them — usually because a relative or friend has done ...

Renda Named to Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Gloria J. Renda of Steubenville is among 10 remarkable older Ohioans who have been honored for a lifetime of accomplishments. Renda was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame during a special ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus May 19. She joined more than 450 individuals ...

Welty Townhouse Residents Appreciate Amenities

The new Welty TownHomes in Wheeling have become home to longtime local residents and some who have recently moved to the area. A project of the Welty Trust, the 12 townhomes provide a new gracious living option for people age 65 and older. Only two of the townhomes are still available; the ...