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Drop in Sessions

Drop-in Sessions 10.30am- 2.30pm Currie Library (Saturday 23rd February, 23rd March & 27th April 2019) Dementia Friendly Pentlands will be running monthly “Drop-in Sessions” in Currie Library on the last Saturday of every month when two of the DFP Team will provide an opportunity for anyone who would like to learn more about dementia and support available locally to come along and have a chat. For more information contact…

Guest Post: Tips to Age In Place Safe and Sound

Tips to Age In Place Safe and Sound   More and more seniors are choosing to live out their retirement at home. And technology has made that easier than ever before. But seniors are still at an elevated risk of injury, even at home. HomeAdvisor reports that one-third of people age 65 years and older will experience a fall at home. At this age, falls can be fatal. While there’s…

Guest Post: A Guide to What Aging in Community Means

  A Guide to What Aging in Community Means   The concept of aging in community isn’t new—for hundreds of generations, older people lived and died within their communities, supported by their family, friends, and neighbors. By the mid-20th century, assisted living and nursing homes became popular options for people who required more care.   According to AARP, nearly 90 percent of people over age 65 would prefer to live…

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