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SEA Event: Preparing for Life Transitions

By |February 29th, 2016|

The Shoreline Eldercare Alliance (SEA) is hosting an educational session on “Preparing for Life Transitions.” Assisted Living Services is proud to partner with SEA to educate and inform the CT community on important senior care […]

Dental Hygiene for Seniors

By |January 19th, 2016|

When you think about senior care, there is one important area that is often overlooked — dental hygiene. Dental hygiene for seniors is critical and often can be symptomatic of other health concerns.
Why Dental Hygiene […]

Shingles and Seniors: What You Should Know

By |January 11th, 2016|

Shingles is a disease that affects your nerves. It can cause burning, shooting pain, tingling, and/or itching, as well as a rash and blisters. The rash usually runs along an inflamed nerve and develops on […]

Tips for Fighting the Holiday Blues

By |December 18th, 2015|

Our very own Ron D’Aquila was interviewed by News 8 (WTNH) recently to discuss tips for fighting the holiday blues, particularly for the elderly.

In the interview, Ron explained that the winter season can negatively affect […]

A Hearing-Friendly Holiday

By |December 7th, 2015|

It’s the time of year for many family gatherings. Celebrating the holiday season brings family and friends together to share stories and catch up with each other. While it’s a festive time, family events can […]

Is Your Senior Loved One Safe Living Alone?

By |November 23rd, 2015|

It is a question many adult children in Connecticut find themselves asking. Is my aging parent safe living alone? For most seniors, there comes a time when they will no longer be safe living alone […]

Should You Buy Organic for Your Senior?

By |October 28th, 2015|

To buy or not to buy organic, that is the question. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes an annual report called the “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” that may help your decision making. This […]

Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson’s

By |September 29th, 2015|

Do you see signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s in your senior loved one? Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive (symptoms may get worse as time goes by) disorder in which dopamine levels in your brain […]

Scams Targeting Seniors

By |September 21st, 2015|

Scams targeting seniors are on the rise and the AARP is taking action. The AARP Fraud Network recently used a “reverse boiler room” campaign to advise Connecticut AARP members on how to identify a scam. […]

Antibiotics and Superbugs

By |September 16th, 2015|

Antibiotics and superbugs, is there a connection? Most definitely. Antibiotics have been depended on for fighting bacteria for nearly 100 years. And research has shown that our dependence may have gotten out of control. Overuse […]