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Celebrating 40 Years! A Ride That Goes the Extra Mile

It may come as a surprise that the simple task of driving a car is not an option to many in Fayette County. Getting to essential medical appointments is something that does not come easy to those who are facing serious medical conditions that make them unable to drive. Resources such as Fayette Senior Services … Continue reading

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A Great Catch for your Health!

WELCOME TO SEAFOOD SEASON!! Its finally that time again! Boats are out on the water, reeling in the catch of the day, taking it to your favorite restaurants to prepare for your dinner plate. Maybe you’re taking your own boat out, pulling in the local delicacy and grilling it up at home. Fresh caught seafood … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years! What You Do Makes a Difference, Volunteer

For 40 years, Fayette Senior Services (FSS) has been serving Fayette County, and for 40 years, our volunteers have been making it possible for us to continue to achieve our mission. It takes a very unique individual to become the type of volunteer that truly makes a difference in the place they give back to, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years! Meals on Wheels Delivers a Difference

It’s hard to imagine that many seniors in Fayette County are going hungry simply because they have difficulty getting groceries and preparing a meal. Fayette County has a large number of seniors that live alone, battle health conditions and have limited income that make the simple tasks of preparing a nutritious meal a great challenge. … Continue reading

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DealHack: Senior Discounts: A Guide To Saving Money For Seniors

The Dealhack Senior Discounts List is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer seniors discounts. Every 3 months, our team independently verifies each and every discount on this list. We also add more brands to the list regularly when we come across them. The list currently includes 183 brands conveniently broken down into 18 … Continue reading

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Feeling Forgetful? Staying Sharp As You Age Is Easier Than You Think!

Have you noticed changes in your thinking as you age? Misplacing your car keys, losing your train of thought, confusing names, having trouble coming up with the right word, forgetting where you parked your car are signs of memory lapses that can be scary. But, preserving your mental abilities as you age is easier than … Continue reading

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Happy National Senior Citizens Day!

August 21st is National Senior Citizens day. Many people may not be familiar with this holiday, but it occurs every year on that date and gives us a focused opportunity to celebrate the wisdom and achievements that senior citizens have made in this country. It was first made a national holiday in 1988 when President … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Many people use the terms Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease interchangeably, however they are not the same thing. You can have a form of dementia that is not Alzheimer’s Disease. The distinction between the two can be confusing. Dementia is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Slips and Falls – Give Your Home a Fall Prevention Assessment

There are many causes of slips and falls, but usually they have one thing in common… many can be prevented. Seniors are more at risk for falls due to muscle weakness, mobility problems, dizziness from medications, improper footwear, impaired vision, etc. While accidents happen, the risk of falling can be greatly reduced by making changes … Continue reading

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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SCAMMERS

Written by: Laura Geiger, PTC Member Services After a lifetime of hard work, living on a budget, and putting money away for retirement, people look forward to enjoying their golden years. However, if not careful, this could be cut short by scammers who work to gain a person’s trust, taking advantage, and wiping away all … Continue reading

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