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Do I really need a New Year’s resolution?

As the first of January looms around the corner, you may be asking yourself the same old question you have asked yourself on every New Years Eve; “Should I have a new year’s resolution?”. We know that many resolutions are abandoned before February, even though it all seemed like a great idea at the time […]

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Social distancing and loneliness

Loneliness and older adults. While the CDC has recommended social distancing as a key factor in “flattening the curve” of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases, it is important to acknowledge how loneliness can quickly become an issue, particularly with older adults.  According to an article published by John’s Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (YEAR), more […]

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Fatima – Annual Celebrations Modified Due to COVID-19

For the first time since 1917, the annual celebrations held on May 13th at the Fatima shrine will be held via broadcast due to COVID-19. According to the shrine’s website found here, the celebrations generally held on May 12th and 13th will commence with the recitation of the Rosary at 9:20 p.m., followed by the […]

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Capitol Hill Village

Katie Garber, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW, Director of Volunteer and Care Services and volunteer members of Capitol Hill Village took time to visit with [email protected] and share the many benefits of being part of the village.  The goal of Capitol Hill Village is to build a community that supports seniors aging on their own terms. This includes […]

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Podcasting 101

GerontologyatFranu is proud to announce their podcast series Gero at Franu will soon be streaming for you to enjoy. Like this blog, the podcast will be a great source of information on healthy aging, and will also feature interviews with people passionate about the care and wellness of older adults. If you aren’t familiar with […]