According to an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 2015 study, nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. National Aging in Place Week, which takes place this week (October 16-21, 2017), is an effort to spread awareness about the need for livable communities and resources to help seniors remain in their homes [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: |

By: Christopher Baker, CPA For those who are physically and mentally healthy, keeping up with day to day financial tasks such as mail review, bill pay, and overall financial organization are tasks we can typically manage on our own. But what happens if our health changes? What if we get into a situation where it becomes difficult to manage daily [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: |

Nearly one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), including friends, neighbors and relatives living right here in the Atlanta area. Parkinson's disease is chronic and progressive, meaning symptoms worsen over time. And there is not yet a cure. But there is hope in the promising research ongoing. And you can help. April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Make a difference [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: |

Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day - a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults by asking America to take the American Diabetes Association Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test is available online and only takes a minute to complete. With questions such as "Do you have [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: , |

Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity to recognize social workers across the country. We turn a spotlight on the profession and celebrate the important contributions the more than 600,000 social workers make in our communities. The theme of this year’s recognition is “Social Workers Stand Up!”. Social workers stand up for millions of people every [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: , |