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In Case You Forget…

March 31, 2018

Does memory have to be one of the first things to go as you age? Here are several ways to work on exercising your brain to help maintain or even create an even sharper memory than before.   When creating lists, such as a grocery list, or addresses lists, try to keep…read more

Time For Potty Talk!

February 20, 2018

What is one of the scariest feelings Seniors share? You guessed it! Falling!   We have found one of the most dreaded culprits is the bathroom. On a daily basis, we hear your Mom or Dad say they never want to go to an institutional facility. The bathroom is a…read more

Osteoporosis Part 2

December 13, 2017

Osteoporosis part 2 Last months Blog, we reviewed the definition of osteoporosis. To summarize, osteoporosis is the overall loss of calcium in the bones over time. Loss of calcium in women begins at about age 23 to 25 and for men, about age 35. Unfortunately, women lose more calcium after…read more

What is Osteoporosis? Part 1

November 24, 2017

What is osteoporosis? Part 1 by Dr. John Klibanoff Orthopedic Surgeon Rochester, NY  To understand this condition and how we treat it you need some background information. Osteoporosis is a condition of the bone. Bone is made up of living tissue, the cells, and nonliving tissue – primarily calcium and some…read more

National Kidney Awareness Month

March 3, 2017

The commencement of the March month brings with it budding new life, in the form of Spring, as well as new focuses on bringing awareness to a cause. March has been designated National Kidney Awareness Month, and with being said, your family here at TLFC would like to dedicate this…read more

Children of Alzheimer’s: Offering Supportive Services

February 17, 2017

By Julie C. Westcott COO/ Administrator Healthcare organizations need to recognize and acknowledge the impact that placing a loved one with Alzheimer’s has on families and find ways to assist and support them. I’ve seen it so many times it’s almost predictable, and it’s heart-wrenching to watch. Their mom has…read more

Intergenerational Advantages : For All Ages

October 9, 2016

TLFC Intergenerational Day Program for Children and Seniors As the baby boom generation ages and the next generation waits until their late 30s to start a family, more and more new parents find themselves sandwiched between the pressures of work and the care and costs of their young children and…read more

“Just Do It”- Take the keys

October 2, 2016

“JUST DO IT” – Take the keys     It’s not as easy as that, I know. However someone has to be the bad guy for the greater good. I’m not sure what’s more difficult, taking the keys away from someone that has cognitive decline and they cannot rationalize the…read more

Q&A on Long Term Care

July 12, 2016

In a recent Q&A session for Senior Care.com the following questions were asked; Why is there a drastic difference in people’s perception of the (long-term care) need as compared to the reality of the need? Response: Education is the short answer. I am a true believer that the future of…read more

Where to Start

June 25, 2016

Aging and Illnesses – There is no getting around it. Unfortunately, conversations about preparing for aging/Illnesses often do not happen. At least not as soon as they should.  Whether about long-term senior care and finances, health care, end-of-life decisions, driving, or safety around the house. The best advice is to plan carefully and…read more