Mary Scagliarini


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Flu Shot Myths and Facts

Flu Shot MythBusters Yes, the elderly should get a flu shot! For older adults, caregivers and other high-risk individuals, the influenza vaccine is the best way to keep the flu bug from biting. Flu and the elderly are a dangerous combination. Complications from the flu in the elderly can [...]

2019-12-19T15:35:09-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Medical|Tags: |4 Comments

Blood Test to Identify Alzheimer’s

Blood Test to Identify Alzheimer's While authors of a recent research project say that larger and more long-term studies are needed, a blood test has been developed that can identify people who have high levels of a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a [...]

2018-04-27T12:26:03-04:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Free Screening of The Age of Love

Shoreline Eldercare Alliance Presents: The AGE OF LOVE Please join us for a free screening of this award-winning documentary. Introduction by Director Steven Loring with Q & A session following screening. Thursday March 22, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Doors Open at 9:30 AM Madison Arts Cinema 761 Boston [...]

2018-06-19T12:53:23-04:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

6 Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout

If you are a caregiver you understand that caregiver burnout is a serious issue. Caring for a loved one can consume you both physically and emotionally. Frequently, caregivers are juggling jobs, family and caregiving, which results in personal needs being neglected. Nutrition, exercise and social activities may suffer because of [...]

2018-11-27T13:56:00-05:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Caregivers & Families|0 Comments


Shoreline Eldercare Alliance & Assisted Living Services invite you to “LIFE HAPPENS: ARE YOU READY?” Join us at this Life Happens event to discuss a variety of senior planning topics. Sunday,  November 5 2- 4 pm Willoughby Wallace Library 146 Thimble Island Road, Stony Creek, Branford (Directions) This informative session [...]

2018-04-27T12:27:59-04:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

SEA Event: Taking Care of Your Dancing Feet

SEA Event: Taking Care of Your Dancing Feet The Shoreline Eldercare Alliance (SEA) is holding its annual YMCA event on Saturday, October 14. The event will feature experts in the field of footcare. Dr. Sathiya Eswarathasan, a podiatrist at Branford/East Haven Foot Care Center, will speak about foot pain, bunions, [...]

2018-07-06T09:50:30-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

TEARS Annual Elder Abuse Conference

TEARS Annual Elder Abuse Conference Professional caregivers and senior advocates, please join Assisted Living Services at the TEARS™ Annual Elder Abuse Conference. Our team will be available to discuss hourly and live-in care, as well as technology solutions to keep seniors safe in their own homes. TEARS  brings together social [...]

2018-04-27T12:28:54-04:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Your Retina and Alzheimer’s Disease

Your Retina and Alzheimer's Disease The Alzheimer’s Association recently reported on the connection between your retina and Alzheimer's disease. New research from Cedars-Sinai Hospital finds that a scan of your retina can reveal early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease. This is important news as nearly 5 million Americans live with the [...]

2018-04-27T12:29:13-04:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Health Aging|0 Comments

Can Speech be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s?

Declining Speech Patterns May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently studied speech patterns to determine if declining speech is an early indicator of mental decline. To test speech patterns, researchers had people describe a picture they were shown in videotaped sessions two years apart. [...]

2018-04-27T12:30:22-04:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs Are you dealing with the rising cost of prescription drugs? Are there months that you have to choose between paying for medications or buying groceries? This is a common scenario for many Americans over age 50, according to a new report from AARP. “People are [...]

2018-04-27T12:32:18-04:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

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