The Age of Love, a film by Steven Loring, is a touching and often funny look into the lives of seniors who are searching for love. The documentary follows 30 older adults in Rochester, New York who sign up for a Speed Dating event which is only open to people between the ages of 70 […]
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Getting enough sleep helps protect your health and quality of life. Not sleeping well increases the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity and heart disease. HOW CAN I SLEEP BETTER? 1. Get 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. 2. Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day. […]
Sarah Freimuth, MSW, Associate Care Manager Engagement and connection through music, movement, poetry, storytelling, visual art and theater can improve quality of life through increased self-confidence and self-esteem and build a sense of purpose and accomplishment. Too often when someone has been diagnosed with memory loss or other chronic illness, attention is paid to their […]
Parkinson’s disease is a serious, progressive neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to move, balance, write, think, sleep and speak. Although there is no cure for Parkinson’s, it can be managed with medication, lifestyle changes and help from loved ones and medical professionals.
Family caregivers responsible for frail elderly and disabled adults carry many burdens. This is why they engage the help of Aging Life Care™ Managers, social workers and nurses who provide a range of services.
A person has diabetes when their blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is too high. The most common types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
As the Executive Director of Stowell Associates, I have been thrilled to be part of a business culture that is based on learning, serving and supporting our community.
Stowell Associates once again was recognized in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace Awards placing second in our category of 50 mid-sized businesses and our leadership team was recognized as the top leader in our category.
Beginning a conversation about death and end-of-life care can create anxiety or confusion for older adults, their families and even the most seasoned professionals. Research has found that discussing advanced care plans with older adults can improve their quality of life and the experience of end-of-life care.