What It Means to Have a Healthy Old Age
“Sixty is the new 40; 80 is the new 50,” said Dr. Thomas Lawrence, one of two board-certified geriatricians who shared their expert perspectives on aging in a recent Barclay…
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…
Demystifying Medicare: A Guide to the ABC’s (and D)
Medicare is certainly complicated! This post explores Lisa Holloway's presentation on the matter.
Medicare in a Senior Care Setting and What to Expect
Understanding how Medicare works and what it does and does not cover is not easy. It’s a complicated, often subjective system with myriad conditions, stipulations, and no one-size-fits-all situations. “Medicare…
How Can I Keep Mom and Dad at Home?
Many wish to keep mom and dad at home, but is at home care the only option? We explore everything from family support to making your home more accessable.
The COVID Vaccine: A Q&A for Seniors
For most of us, 2020 couldn’t get off the calendar quickly enough. Abundant memes depicted its annihilation (sledgehammers smashing 2020 and such) and even an entire film, “Death to 2020,”…
"I Did Not Throw Away My SHOT!"
Barclay Friends Residents, Staff Vaccinated to the Strains of Hamilton The movie version of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” was playing all day long Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Barclay Friends…