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August 3

Celebrating the Watermelon

Today, Aug. 3, is National Watermelon Day here in the United States. We pay homage to this juicy, delicious berry, which is considered a member of the cucumber, pumpkin, and squash family.  

July 19

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft, Scams

Calls about scams and identity theft are one of the most prevalent calls the [Police] department gets.. The reason why is that identity theft is a high reward, low risk crime. The chances of being caught are slim, particularly because the scammers usually operate from outside the United States.

July 8

Getting the Most Out of Medicare

There may be changes to your current health and drugs plans that impact what is covered, the costs and the benefits. There may be plans that will better meet your needs. You may be able to save money or get extra benefits.

June 29

The Dog Days of Summer and Older Adults

Gardant wants to remind you that high temperatures, especially when accompanied by high levels of humidity, should be of particular concern to older adults.

June 23

Gardant Communities Recognized for Commitment to Quality

15 Gardant communities honored with National Bronze Quality Award

June 8

The Dollars and Sense of Assisted Living

Should I stay or should I move into an assisted living community?

May 26

Are Two or More Minds Really Better Than One?

Rick Banas shares his take-aways from his time spent with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team.

May 13

The Power of Social Connectivity

The theme for Older Americans Month 2021 is “Communities of Strength.” There is a special focus on the resilience and strength that older adults have built over time through their successes, failures, joys, and difficulties. There is a special emphasis on the power of connection.

May 6

With Stroke, Think FAST

If you suspect that someone is having a stroke, we are advised to Think FAST (Face, Arms, Speech and Time).

May 4

Advocating For All Ages

In regards to ageism, there is both good news and discouraging signs.