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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 […]

Cheers to a healthy New Year

By Marie Gress It’s January and everyone has New Year’s Resolutions on their mind! Some of the more popular resolutions tend to be some version of getting healthy (like losing weight, eating better, exercising more).  Living a healthier lifestyle is a tough salad to eat, but for those who do it, particularly seniors, they report […]

Staying healthy during the busy holiday season

Andrea Aguilar MSU Extension Keeping healthy with all the family, holiday and graduation gatherings during the busy season. Andrea Aguilar, Michigan State University Extension During these busy seasons our weight could start going up. Tailgating, graduations, holidays and all of these fun activities that usually include eating hot dogs, hamburgers, sugary drinks, chips, s’mores, chili […]

Aging in your home

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Did you know more than 90% of older adults would prefer to age in their own home for as long as possible?  According to AARP, even if a senior needs day-to-day assistance, 82% still prefer to age in place. Do you? […]

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