Diagnosing Parkinson’s Through Smell

May 21, 2020

You may not recognize her by name, but you’ve probably heard her story. Joy Milne has a remarkably unique talent: uncovering Parkinson’s disease through her nose. Her talent came to light when she sensed what she describes as an “overpowering sort of nasty yeast smell” in her husband of ten years. [Read More...]

Top Family Caregivers’ and Senior Resources for COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Identifying where to turn for the latest, most reliable information about COVID-19, particularly as it relates to the elderly and those who provide care assistance for them, is crucial – and complicated. With so many resources and differing viewpoints on this extraordinary topic, we want to help make it simpler to find what you need by sharing the following list of trusted senior resources. COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults: The CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults web page includes a wealth of important information, including assistance with calculating who is at higher risk, signs and symptoms, tips on how to take care of yourself, a checklist for the household, stress and anxiety coping strategies, and so much more. [Read More...]

Senior Living Foundation Pays for Care Management

December 1, 2019

Senior Living Foundation of the American Foreign Service assists in paying for Care Management The Senior Living Foundation of the American Foreign Service is helping the aging population of the Foreign Service by assisting with paying for Care Management services. If you or your loved one has worked for the Foreign Service, they may be entitled to assistance through their non-profit. [Read More...]