Lifting Up Voices: Protecting Older Adults from Elder Abuse

As adults get older, they can become more vulnerable to scams and different types of abuse—sometimes from those whom they trust. The statistics show this is a pervasive problem, which is becoming increasingly common. Elder abuse has been recognized as a largely hidden public health problem that affects five million, or one in ten older Read more about Lifting Up Voices: Protecting Older Adults from Elder Abuse[…]

Take Control and Maximize Your Social Security Benefits at Redefine Retirement

Social Security is supposed to be simple. You retire and, all-of-a-sudden, you start receiving those checks in the mail, right? Not exactly. Decisions you make about how or when you begin to draw your Social Security benefits can impact how much can you earn while receiving your benefits. While it’s true that those eligible for Read more about Take Control and Maximize Your Social Security Benefits at Redefine Retirement[…]

AgeWell Cincinnati ‘That One Place’ to Call for Older Adults

“My brother-in-law was feeling overwhelmed and had no idea where to turn. AgeWell Cincinnati provided a sense of relief that someone was there.” Since its launch in October 2017, AgeWell Cincinnati has answered more than 600 calls from people in Cincinnati who were looking for relief—like the caller above—advice, or services for older adults. As Read more about AgeWell Cincinnati ‘That One Place’ to Call for Older Adults[…]

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and other Cyber Attacks

Technology is changing every day and opening up exciting worlds of opportunity for older adults. From video chatting with your grandchildren on the other side of the country to placing an order online and having a product arrive at your doorstep, the benefits are tangible, and many older adults are hopping on the bandwagon. According Read more about Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and other Cyber Attacks[…]

Heart Month Perfect Time to Get Checked for High Blood Pressure

Heart disease is a serious health concern for many people, particularly older adults. According to the American Heart Association, one in three American adults suffer from a cardiovascular disease, which continues to be the number one cause of death among Americans. February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about risk factors for Read more about Heart Month Perfect Time to Get Checked for High Blood Pressure[…]

AgeWell Cincinnati Honored for Excellence among Ohio Nonprofits

AgeWell Cincinnati team members and other nonprofit leaders from around the state gathered in Columbus on November 8 to be recognized for their achievements at the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ (OANO) Nonprofit Excellence Awards. After an extensive nomination review process, AgeWell Cincinnati was named among the top three nonprofit programs in the state. The Read more about AgeWell Cincinnati Honored for Excellence among Ohio Nonprofits[…]

How to Manage Your Job and Care for Your Loved One

Many adults are facing tough decisions about how best to both care for their parents and earn a living. More and more, people are orchestrating career transitions around the needs of their aging parents. Job seekers are increasingly utilizing the services of AgeWell Cincinnati partner organization JVS Career Services because they have quit their jobs Read more about How to Manage Your Job and Care for Your Loved One[…]

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15 – Is Your Plan Still Right for You?

Medicare Open Enrollment is an annual period of time (October 15 through December 7) when current Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs. This enrollment period provides the opportunity for beneficiaries to review their current plan, compare it to other plans Read more about Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15 – Is Your Plan Still Right for You?[…]

Move, Donate, Sell: How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home

As the Baby Boomer generation reaches retirement and looks to move from larger family homes to smaller, more manageable spaces, there has been a rapid increase in the need to declutter and sell furniture, collectibles, and other items. With their Millennial-generation children often settled in smaller homes of their own, without additional room for family Read more about Move, Donate, Sell: How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home[…]

Six Ways to Care for Your Aging Parents, From Near and Far

The Torah teaches and reminds us to “Honor your father and mother”—a worthy goal that can be hard to make a reality amidst the daily grind and geographical separation. As we celebrate the Jewish New Year this September, we will gather as families, as congregations, and as a community, and reflect on the many facets Read more about Six Ways to Care for Your Aging Parents, From Near and Far[…]