Do your POA documents provide you sufficient authority to act on behalf of your loved one in an emergency? In 2018, North Carolina revised its Uniform Power of Attorney Act. North Carolinians, as well as those who recently moved here, should consider replacing their POA documents if they were prepared before 2018. Come to this…

Do you live with diabetes, or know someone who does?  Senior Connections, (The Capital Area Agency on Aging) in partnership with the Chesterfield County Office of Aging & Disability Services will offer a workshop entitled Diabetes Self-Management Program.  This free workshop led by lay leaders will meet for six consecutive weeks on a designated day…

Seniors Guide Online

A friend of the family recently lost her husband of 60-plus years. Before going to bed that first night after his death, the hard reality hit her.  She sadly told her sister, “I have no one to sleep with me tonight.” The loss of a spouse changes your life in many ways. While you can’t…

helping a family cope

  The following are tips and things one can do to in helping a family cop with an aging crisis.  In particular, helping a family cope with a recent diagnosis and dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia support. 1 Stay in touch – show you care a card, a call or a visit all mean a…