Family caregivers hear the same lecture over and over: “You must stay connected to others or else you’ll become isolated and depressed.” But, even under the best conditions, it is never easy for caregivers to find time for socializing when they have so many daily tasks. Now, when even non-ca…
Local nonprofit Meals on Wheels People has continued to make 8,000 meals a day throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Clark County Commission on Aging is set to hear from local services providers about the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of older adults at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The commission will also hear about what services and resources are available in our community to help addre…
With the number of COVID-19 infections at their highest levels since the beginning of the pandemic, Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year, and Meals on Wheels is no different.
The Clark County Commission on Aging is set to present its first Silver Citizen Award during the commission's next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
For the past 25 years, five sisters have been sharing memories, stories and more inside a single birthday card.
A new apartment complex for those ages 62 and up is expected to open next month in Salmon Creek.
Many seniors have chronic medical conditions that must be closely monitored and for which they take any number of prescription medications. Family caregivers tend to get a crash course in nursing and managing medical care once they begin helping an aging loved one, and the biggest lesson man…
On July 29, local care center Community Home Health and Hospice admitted and honored its 1,000th veteran, Donald Fuesler. Fuesler was an influential member of the Cowlitz County Community and died on July 31 after two days of care at Community Home Health and Hospice.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease comes with daily challenges and disruptions, and those have only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.