Written by SAIL Council Member and Pharmacist Alan Lukazewski (pictured left) The discovery of newer drugs has produced many miracles. These miracles range from altering trajectories of some cancers which used to be fatal and turning them into manageable chronic diseases, to helping people with heart failure who were once confined to a chair to be … Continue reading Is It A Drug Or A Disease?
File of Life is a small, yet crucial bit of information to keep handy in your home. Inside this bright red magnetic pocket is your personal and medical data as well as emergency contacts. Many emergency responders know to look for the File of Life in the home, and when they find it they can … Continue reading File Of Life Is For Real!
Reports show that an increasing number of seniors are traveling abroad, which is wonderful! In order to promote safety and preparedness, The State Department has launched a global information campaign. If you're taking off to visit family or explore the world sometime soon, here are some helpful tips especially for senior citizens. These tips can … Continue reading Staying safe during travel season!
Ashton Applewhite is sick and tired of ageism! So she's written a manifesto against the concept of the later part of your life being filled with "depression, diapers, and dementia." She speaks widely on the topic, and wants to make the world more aware of how we can combat ageism, which is a huge part … Continue reading November read: “This Chair Rocks”
Madison is home to a thriving local arts scene. Here are some November performing arts events you may or may not know about that we think will be very enjoyable! Many have special rates for seniors. Only accessible venues are included on this list. BEYOND THE INGENUE presented by Music Theatre of Madison November … Continue reading Local performing arts events coming up in November!
If you’re looking for ways to make the holidays easier, the UPS Stores of Middleton and Shorewood Hills — family-owned by Keith Johnston and Cheri Farha — have a message for you! The holidays can be tough. You never know if your friends or family will receive their gifts on time. If you leave home … Continue reading Local business owners can help with holiday shipping!
What would we do without our wonderful pets? But let's be honest...sometimes they can get in the way. The last thing we want to do is fall and hurt ourselves...or them! SAIL Member Dana Schreiber had a very interesting story on this topic and wrote up the following information to share with SAIL members who … Continue reading Staying Safe With Pets In Your Home