Taking a Good Look at Age-Related Vision Problems
Susan was a happily retired 80-year-old, actively volunteering her time and talents in myriad ways. She was a trusted, supportive friend to many, often chauffeuring those younger than she here…
From the Garden: What's eating our parsley?
These caterpillars may be eating your garden, but they are not pests! Learn how the swallowtail caterpillar is helping your garden.
Barclay Friends Pilots Community Gardening Program with West Chester Green Team
In cooperation with the West Chester Green Team, Barclay Friends is launching a community gardening program this growing season. Barclay Friends will offer garden beds to be planted by neighbors living in the West Chester Borough who need extra space to grow food for their families. Some people liv
Bringing Cheer to Seniors This Holiday Season
For some, even in so-called “normal” times, the holiday season can be less than merry and bright. While advertisements, light displays, music, catalogs and countless other media tell us it’s…
The Many Benefits of Gardening
Whether it’s planting a few potted flowers or an expansive plot of land, one might say there are nearly as many benefits of gardening, particularly for seniors, as plants themselves…
Traveling with Someone Living with Dementia
This is the time of year when families and friends are making plans to reunite and celebrate the holidays, which often means boarding an airplane or sitting in a car…
How to Ask My Aging Parent to Stop Driving
In a perfect world your aging mother or father realizes that their eyesight, reaction time or concentration is failing and they voluntarily and kindly hand you the car keys. Unfortunately,…