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Consider alternative treatments

By Marie Gress, LMSW – Lead Resource Advocate at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living When you see your doctor, they frequently have advice to improve your health: “Try these exercises,” “Let’s adjust your medication,” or “This is information on dieting.”  Always take your doctor’s advice on making healthy lifestyle choices or medication adjustments.  Also consider using complementary […]

Senior Suicide Prevention

By Marie Gress, LMSW – Lead Resource Advocate at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Recently there have been several high-profile suicides in the media and at MSHL we want to bring to light what might be going on our loved ones who are at risk of going down the same path.  To understand what can be […]

Move it or Lose it

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living I hope it’s safe to say that Spring may finally be here! If your family is anything like mine, you are itching to spend some time outdoors again.  As you age, your body gives you a few more aches and pains […]

Knowing it’s Time: Moving

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Many seniors downsize to a smaller house or condo when their previous home becomes too much for them to maintain, but it’s the next move that is difficult for families to navigate. MSHL believes in “aging in place” for as long […]

When is it time to give up the keys?

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Flashback: you are a teenager and someone drops the car keys in your hands for the very first time. Remember the glorious feelings of freedom and independence? Now imagine someone forcing you to give up your keys. Our natural inclination is […]

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