Despite the growing number of over-65 people in this country, many of our aging loved ones struggle with feeling lonely and isolated. Without social interaction with family and friends, later years of life can be sad and even dangerous. It’s important to explore the causes and risk factors for senior isolation, and to be [...]
On June 21st, we attended "The Longest Day" event at Residences at Thomas Circle — a full day of activities with the purpose of raising money and awareness for Alzheimer's Association. The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s [...]
Rich is a true success story in his 10 years at Lifematters, having worked in almost every department — including billing, payroll and accounting — before eventually making his way to our client services team.
As a Social Worker who has dedicated her professional career to working with older adults, one of my challenges has been working with older adult couples who are in need of assistance and they refuse help. I have found that couples who have a 40 plus year relationship, married or partnered to be steadfast in [...]