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Welcome to the Senior Resource Connect blog. You can visit the blog each Wednesday at 9am for the latest information about aging, caregiving, COVID, and local resources.

COVID-19 Resource Guide

This information was originally published in March 2020, and was most recently updated in November 2022. Information changes frequently, so please call to confirm hours and availability before visiting a resource. Jump to a section below … Continue Reading

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Spotlight: Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

April 19-15 is National Volunteer Week! Recently we spoke with Andrea Traskos of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW). Andrea is the Program Director for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), which provides enriching volunteering … Continue Reading

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Keeping in Touch while social distancing

It can be hard to remember a time before we knew the term “social distancing.” With Covid-19 still a concern, how do we keep in touch with loved ones while keeping them safe?   FaceTime– if … Continue Reading

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Caregiving & Stress

It goes without saying that caregiving can be stressful (we’ve even covered self-care tips and avoiding fatigue on the blog before). Aging in general can also be stressful. But how exactly does stress affect older … Continue Reading

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Overall Older Adults Feel Positive about their Health

What comes to mind when you think of older adults and health? Is it a laundry list of health concerns? We tend to think of older adults as victims of their health, but is that really … Continue Reading

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Shades of Beige: Why are products for older adults so ugly?

We’re at the beginning of an interesting shift in technology. For years now technology has been coming down in cost, working to make day to day life easier, and becoming ever present (it’s not uncommon … Continue Reading

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COVID-19: Organizations Accepting Donations 

With everything that’s going on, it’s easy to feel hopeless. To help with that Ahead of the Curve has compiled a list of organizations that are accepting donations of materials, financial support, or time. Item … Continue Reading