Stowell Associates Blog

February 7, 2018

Age of Love

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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January 8, 2018

Are You Sleeping Well?

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. […]

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December 4, 2017

What is Creative Engagement?

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 […]

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September 25, 2017

Parkinson’s Disease

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.

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April 11, 2017

Tough Conversations

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.

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The Place You Call Home

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.

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