Case Manager Update

Posted 3/4/2019

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......

~~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......

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......

June 2019 Case Manager News Are you or someone you know a veteran that may enjoy getting together with other veterans? The Verona Vets Group meets monthly on the second Thursday at 3 PM for coffee, discussion and guest speakers. In addition to our monthly......

Are you Consciously Connected?   While studies on how much time Americans waste looking at screens varies, the reality is our smart gadgets are often a time suck. Tips for Being Intentional on the Internet: Use your computer, tablet or smart phone when you have......

Keep Verona Beautiful!   Did you know? In 2017 Verona collected over 1600 tons of recyclables during curbside collections! Recycling in Verona The following items can be recycled with your biweekly curb pick-up recycling (1-4 unit residential properties): Paper, plastic bottles and containers Flattened cardboard......

posted 1/20/2019 March 2019  – Case Manager News   Julie’s Fabulous March Tips   How Do You Get This Newsletter? Our newsletter is available at several locations in Verona and is also available online. Would you like it emailed to you or a loved one?......

posted 1/20/2019 February  2019  – Case Manager News   Trouble getting your TED hose on?   Try these tips! Put a small plastic grocery bag or newspaper bag on the foot to just above ankle. Place the TED hose over the bag and slide over......

posted 12/20/18 January 2019  – Case Manager News   Sadness & Depression Sadness and depression are more common during the colder months for a few logical reasons. We see less sunlight therefore our vitamin D and serotonin levels are sometimes low. On top of that,......

posted 11/12/18 December  – Case Manager News What is Case Management? Having a Case Manager through the Senior Center can be very beneficial if you have a question or need assistance with any of the following : Insurance & drug coverage Help around the house......