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Over 120,000 Washington residents currently live with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. For Colleen Hoss, the disease means more to her than a statistic. … more
The Clark County Commission on Aging has hosted educational talks for several years, but once the pandemic hit, the agency took a different approach. Typically, the commission would bring in … more
When Lynn Crawford’s husband died as a result of Lewy Body dementia, she turned her attention to supporting families and caregivers who needed more resources to care for loved ones with the … more
What does it look like to reach one’s twilight years? Spouses and friends pass away, children move out of town, neighbors move into assisted living. Who should seniors turn to for a ride to the … more
Elizabeth Libring, of Vancouver, celebrated her 100th birthday on April 20. The centenarian was treated with a drive-by birthday celebration. Her daughter, Loxi Libring, said around 50 people stopped … more
The staff and residents at Woodland Care Center have experienced a year like no other.  With health protocols surrounding the pandemic, in-person visits to the facility were put on hold. In the … more
The Clark County Commission on Aging is setting its sights on the “Road to Recovery” for 2021 and hosting a multitude of “Fireside Chat-style” discussions with the community in preparation … more
More than 930 residents and staff at adult family homes and long-term care facilities in Clark and Cowlitz counties received the COVID-19 vaccine last week thanks to a team of volunteers and … more
Brush Prairie resident Joseph Stevens (J.G. Stevens) tells his life story a little different than most. Using the fictional character Lonny Berry, Stevens uses his life experiences of serving in the … more
Seniors in the Clark County area are next on the list to receive COVID-19 immunization. Currently, Washington state remains in Phase 1a of the COVID-19 vaccination plan and is continuing to vaccinate … more
Seniors in the Clark County area are next on the list to receive COVID-19 immunization. Currently, Washington state remains in Phase 1a of the COVID-19 vaccination plan and is continuing to vaccinate … more
The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW) is helping local Medicare recipients connect with their doctors virtually with its new telemedicine access hub. The access … more
The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW) is helping local Medicare recipients connect with their doctors virtually with its new telemedicine access hub. The access … more
Discover how you can maintain a connection with your loved one and help build their brain health with an informative webinar on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) hosted by Senior Lifestyle. The … more
Local nonprofit Meals on Wheels People has continued to make 8,000 meals a day throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The nonprofit meal program for seniors saw an increase of about 3,000 meals a day (up … more
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 … more
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 … more
  During a normal school year, students in school districts across the country would attend assemblies, write letters and more to honor veterans on Veterans Day. This year, instead of assemblies, … more
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 … more
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.  Beginning at 4:30 p.m., the commission … more
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