Author: Susan Eifert

Medical Alert Systems   In the late 80s and early 90s when the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” catchphrase became famous, there were a lot less choices for medical alert systems. In 2021, choosing a medical alert system for yourself or a loved one can...

Do you have a File of Life on your fridge?   A File of Life is a magnetic plastic pocket that can attach to your refrigerator. It contains crucial information about you, for emergency medical responders. Verona EMS look for these when they arrive in someone’s home...

Writing Your Life Story   Do you have stories or wisdom that you have always wanted to share with your family, but life always feels too busy? Writing your life story can be a great way to pass down stories, wisdom and lessons of your life to...

Please register for all exercise classes except Tai Chi, by calling the Senior Center at 608-845-7471.   To sign up for Tai Chi, please contact the instructor.   ...

Decluttering Our Lives   When you hear the word “declutter,” what comes to mind? Some will respond with an eye roll or a look of disgust. Others perk up with a smile at the thought of cleaning and organizing. When I meet with someone and this subject...

Foot care is an essential part of diabetes care because of the increased risk for foot problems such as infection, ulcers and deformities.   Cheryl Franz RN, BSN, is a registered nurse who has worked for 25 years as a diabetes nurse educator/specialist. She retired from UW Health...

Reiki comes from the Japanese words “rei” (meaning universal) and “ki” (meaning life energy). Reiki is an energy healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s...

                I hear these statements or something similar time and time again from older adults I work with. Let's take a closer look! We live a great deal of our lives on a schedule. As children we had to get up for school, be home for dinner...

    FREE 30 minute consultations with Attorney Bailey Lagman starting in April!   Bailey will be offering in-person or virtual meetings the second Tuesday of each month, at no charge.   Check out page 4 for more details!  ...

Recognizing Caregiver Fatigue What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caregiver fatigue, also referred to as caregiver burnout, is a condition in which a caregiver feels physically, emotionally and psychologically exhausted which can lead to changes in attitude. What causes Caregiver Fatigue? When a person is focusing most or all of their energy on...