Capture the Moment: Clarence

At 105 years old, Clarence Griffith is north Texas’ oldest volunteer. Every week, he drives his own car to Baylor University Medical Center to volunteer his time to help patients and comfort families. His drive to volunteer began when he was 94 years old. He was a patient at Baylor, receiving a triple bypass, and […]

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National Assisted Living Week

It’s National Assisted Living Week, where we celebrate those served by assisted living communities. This year’s theme, which runs from September 9 – 15, is “Capture the Moment.” The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) is hoping that this theme will inspire residents to seize the day and realize their dreams as well as reflect […]

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Attitudes in Aging, Part II: Personal

“You’re only as old as you feel.” Sophia Petrillo If you forget something, do you automatically assume it’s because of your age, or do you believe you forgot for another reason, such as being distracted? How you answer that question may have a profound impact on your overall health. In our first article, we briefly […]

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Attitudes in Aging, Part I: Cultural

  A woman gets up in the morning. After breakfast, she goes to the grocery store. While there, she encounters a friend who is being mistreated by store management. She stands up for her friend and advocates on her behalf, which results in a just outcome. She leaves there and goes to the boardwalk, where […]

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