Case Notes

Organ & Body Donation I lost a friend to a brain aneurysm several years ago. She was 37 years old. She was there one day with a huge smile on her face and gone the next. After facing the tragic reality that she was not going...

Raise Your Hand If You Like Change Rarely do people like significant change, especially when it is not their choice and means losing some sort of independence.  I met with a woman recently and we discussed trying a walker at home because of a recent fall. ...

Who Said You Are Too Old To Date?   In celebration of Valentine’s Day, here are some tips on dating! 1.  Ask yourself if you are ready to date. Everyone will have an opinion on the subject, but you need to ultimately decide. If you are not...

Feeling Depressed?  Worried About a Friend? The winter months can be a difficult time, especially in this part of the country.  Shorter days, sometimes without sunshine combined with the cold weather can be terrible on our mental health. That in combination with experiencing a life change...

Real ID What you need to know!   Are you planning to fly within the U.S., visit a military base, or a federal building in the future? If yes, you need to read this! Beginning 10/1/2020 anyone who plans to do the above must have a REAL ID....

How does the Opioid Crisis Affect Seniors? Aside from the nationwide crisis of seniors being addicted to opioids after being prescribed a seemingly harmless medication for pain, there are other physical effects opioids have on seniors that younger generations don’t face. Nausea—This is the most common negative...

~~Brain Health~~ Our brains change with age and mental decline is common. Cognitive impairment is not inevitable. Here are 7 ways to prevent it right here at the Verona Senior Center! Get mental stimulation - Reading, education classes, word puzzles, drawing, painting, and other crafts...

We lost our sweet Solo on July 22nd. She died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Though she was 12 1/2 and had cancer, it was very unexpected at the moment. She lived a long happy life. During the first half of her life she...

August 2019 - Case Manager News   Have you talked to your family about your wishes if you get sick, when you face end of life or after you die? Have a clean bill of health you say? That is the perfect time to talk to your family about...

July 2019 - Case Manager News   We need your input! Would you like to help decide what new educational presentations come to the Senior Center? Come join a fun group and help decide what the rest of 2019 will bring. Our committee meets just once a month (2nd...