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.
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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.
The address of the place you call home may change. However, when you are deciding to change your living situation, the issues you face may be complex and cause apprehension. We know that the best decisions are made when we are well informed about our options.
Everyone slips, trips or falls occasionally. One out of five falls causes a severe injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Over 700,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries. Each year, 2.5 million older people are treated in emergency […]
“Could you please speak a little louder?” Age-related hearing loss affects almost half of Americans above the age of 75. Because the loss is usually gradual, many people do not realize they are having problems with their hearing. Studies show that a person with a mild hearing loss is three more times likely to fall […]
Interfaith Older Adult Programs announces the 2017 Pearls of Wisdom honorees and community award winners. This year’s honors will be given out at the 12th Annual Pearls of Wisdom Celebration and Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Interfaith is pleased to announce that Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CEO of Stowell Associates […]
Most of us are able to acknowledge the inevitability of death. Too few of us are willing to spend time considering the care we would wish at the end of life. Without proper planning and legal documents, our final days could be spent in a hospital, tethered to machines without the ability to participate in […]
The best time to consider your goals for your future health care and end of life care is now and periodically over time. These goals will naturally change, reflecting one’s current health status, treatment options, life situation and perhaps age. These goals must be documented in an advance directive and should be discussed. Click Here […]