seniors: USE IT OR LOSE IT! - 11/26/08 08:16 AM
USE IT OR LOSE IT!! Many Seniors are acting on the use-it-or lose-it theory and taking advantage of local opportunities to strengthen mental capacity and build social connections.  Participating in activities that stimulate the mind has shown to decrease dementia in aging adults.  The goal is to continue challenging your mind after retirement to maintain full mental capacity.  Just as lifting weights builds muscle, mental exercise builds brainpower.  Modern seniors no longer have to spend days confined to the house and instead can continue to remain vital parts of the local community. The Historic Triangle Senior Center, which is part of … (0 comments)

seniors: Life DOES Get BETTER After 50! - 11/18/08 03:17 AM
Life DOES Get BETTER After 50! Here's were getting older is GREAT!  Why?  Discounts, of course!  Starting at around age 50, there's an abundance of bargains from entertainment to travel; and from eductation to health care.  Most everyone is watching their wallets these days, retired or not. AARP offers consistent savings.  It has a sliding scale on membership fees, depending on how many years you choose. For example, it's currently $12.50 for a year, $39.95 for five years.  Membership is available to those 50 years and older. AARP also has discounts for health care and insurance in addition to entertainment and … (7 comments)

seniors: Be A Santa for SENIORS in WILLIAMSBURG with Meal on Wheels - 11/08/08 01:57 PM
Be a Santa to a SENIOR in WILLIAMSBURG with Meals on Wheels Here's your chance to be and angel this holiday season.  In Williamsburg, Meals on Wheels and other local groups for the aging have partnered with Home Instead Senior Care to sponsor Santa for a Senior, a holiday gift-giving program. All you have to do is pick a senior's name from a Santa for a Senior Christmas Tree at theWalmart on Mooretown Road. Suggestions for items most needed and appreciated are included. Gifts should be deposited, unwrapped, into a box at the store's customer service desk. Meals on Wheels … (0 comments)

seniors: FREE Health Fair for SENIORS Tomorrow in WILLIAMSBURG - 11/05/08 11:58 PM
FREE Health Fair for SENIORS on  Friday in WILLIAMSBURG  
On Friday, Nov. 7 from 8:30 a.m. until noon the Historic Triangle Senior Center and other local organizations will host the Annual Senior Health Fair at the Williamsburg-James City County Recreation Center. The Senior Health Fair this year will feature a variety of services for local seniors including vision, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, as well as free flu, pneumonia and tetanus vaccines. A wealth of health and safety information will be available, ranging from topics like massage therapy, adult day care and nutrition, to home health care and social … (4 comments)

seniors: Choosing Power of Attorney is a Critical Estate Decision - 11/03/08 12:24 PM
Choosing a Power of Attorney is a Critical Estate Decision Who would you want handling your financial affairs if you are ever incapacitated?  Who would you want making medical decisions for you if you were unable to do so?  These are two questions CNN Money Magazine suggests asking yourself when planning a living will. A living will is one form of an advanced directive that allows an individual to make his or her wishes known to potential caregivers in the event of becoming debilitated. Designating a power of attorney provides an individual with a back-up plan if they are ever … (9 comments)

seniors: SENIOR Health Fair in WILLIAMSBURG VIRGINIA - 11/01/08 02:32 PM
13th Annual SENIOR HEALTH FAIR at the Historic Triangle Senior Center in James City/WILLIAMSBURG Community Center on November 7, 2008 8:30 a.m. until Noon Preventative Health Screenings:         Vision, Cholesterol, Bood Pressure, Posture Vaccines:         Flu, Tetanus, Pneumonia Health & Wellness Information:         Alzheimer's         Living Arrangements         Disaster Preparedness         Nutrition         Social Services         Safetly         Home Health         Medical Equipment         Library Services         Pet Therapy         Massage Therapy         Social and Recreational CALL 757-259-4181 for more information. Courtesy of Yvette Smith, Senior … (0 comments)

seniors: Why is 2009 A GREAT Time To Be A SENIOR? - 10/30/08 03:15 AM
WHY is 2009 a GREAT Time To Be A SENIOR? 2009 is a GREAT time to be a SENIOR because Social Security benefits will increase 5.8%!!  Courtesy of Uncle Sam, in January over 50 million Americans receiving Social Security benefits will benefit from this 5.8% raise, which is the largest since 1982.  So, way overdue!  Medicare also announced that for the first time in eight years, your Part B monthly premium (which covers doctors & outpatient services) will NOT GO UP next year.   Every year since 1975, Social Security has given automatic cost-of-living adjustments to keep up with inflation. … (11 comments)


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