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Senior Fraud and Scams

Jul 09, 2020 – How do you protect yourself from fraud, scams, and con artists?

Tax Prep

Jul 01, 2020 – Free tax coaching from AARP is available online via Google Meet.

Care workers needed: Home Care Referral Registry

Jun 09, 2020 – During COVID-19, home care workers are needed more than ever.

Resource for LGBT seniors with memory loss

May 20, 2020 – Are you or someone you know experiencing memory loss or difficulty remembering?

Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19 for In-Home Care Client and Individual Providers

Apr 22, 2020 – Read the PDF from Department of Social and Health Services right here:

Mason County Sheriff: COVID-19 Scams and Fraud

Apr 22, 2020 – Mason County Sheriff recently posted a PDF document with information on how best to detect and protect yourself from a wave of COVID-19 related scams.

Caregiver Bill of Rights

Apr 20, 2020 – Even during these trying times, I have the right to:

Staying Connected, Combating Social Isolation - Take our Survey!

Apr 06, 2020 – We need your help! During such a time where social distancing is becoming part of our everyday life, so does the need to combat social isolation. O...

From AARP: COVID-19 Checklist for Older Adults

Mar 25, 2020 – Tips from the CDC to get ready for an outbreak in your community

From NY Times: Medicare and Covid19 Update

Mar 25, 2020 – With its beneficiaries among the most at risk for Covid-19, the agency is relaxing some rules.

A Letter from our Executive Director regarding COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020 – Some important information from our Executive Director Nicole Kiddoo

NOTICE: Emergency Advisory Council meeting

Mar 16, 2020 – Tuesday 3/17/20 9:30am to 10:30am

Teepa Snow's Approach to Care

Mar 04, 2020 – A chance to learn Teepa Snow's Approach to Dementia Caregiving

Can Hearing Aids Help Prevent Dementia?

Feb 27, 2020 – "Hearing loss has long been considered a normal, and thus acceptable, part of aging. It is common: Estimates suggest that it affects two out of thr...

Appetite and Dementia

Jan 27, 2020 – A common question for caregivers is what to do to get their family member with dementia to eat so they do not lose weight.

HCRR Interview on Daybreak

Jan 27, 2020 – The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging ( visited Daybreak to talk about ways you can get involved with the organizati...

Dementia caregiving takes toll on sleep

Jan 27, 2020 – (Reuters Health) - Family caregivers for dementia patients don’t sleep as long or as well as other adults of the same age, a new study suggests.

Delivery Service Options

Dec 17, 2019 – With home delivery at your fingertips, you will have more time to have an independent life for yourself and those close to you.

Region-wide Planning Tour

Jun 25, 2019 – Executive Director, Nicole Kiddoo, to host five regional community forums for public input.

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