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Making the Retirement Decision

Posted on September 23, 2020 - September 20 – 26, 2020 is National Employ Older Workers Week. Each year, this recognition event calls attention to the value of seniors in the workplace. Though older workers still may face age discrimination on the job or when seeking employment, today more employers are realizing how valuable these seasoned employees are, bringing their experience and productivity, mentoring younger employees, and modeling a good work ethic.

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Vote for Lutheran Homes in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine's Best of Columbia!

Posted on September 22, 2020 - Please vote Lutheran Homes as Best Retirement Community, Assisted Living, Skilled Care and Memory Care by Oct. 15!

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Meditation and mindfulness ease caregivers’ stress

Posted on September 21, 2020 - The Dallas News shares ways that family caregivers can use mindfulness to reduce their stress.

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Fall Prevention Today Takes a Little More Work—But It’s Well Worth the Effort

Posted on September 16, 2020 - September 22, 2020, is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This event is held each year to call attention to the serious issue of falls among our senior population. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 25% of all older adults fall each year, and many of these falls cause hip fractures, brain injuries, and other serious injuries. Falls cause loss of independence and fatalities.

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Mail Delays May Affect Medication Supply for Nearly 1 in 4 Americans Over 50

Posted on September 14, 2020 - University of Michigan experts warn that post office delays could be a problem for senior patients who get their prescriptions by mail.

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