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[…]

When Caring for an Aging Parent, Start Discussions Early, Treat Them with Respect

Taking care of an aging parent can be a positive and rewarding experience. However, if you live out of town, have a demanding job, or care for a busy family, it can be overwhelming. Whether you organize paperwork and pay bills, make a weekly phone call to check in, or provide 24-hour hands-on care; in Read more about When Caring for an Aging Parent, Start Discussions Early, Treat Them with Respect[…]

Social Wellness Critical to Older Adults’ Mental, Physical Health

Engaging socially with other people is important to a person’s health, no matter their age. It is critical to people’s physical and psychological health to make genuine connections with those around them. It’s often called social wellness. If older adults are engaged in their surroundings and have an active social circle, they often believe that Read more about Social Wellness Critical to Older Adults’ Mental, Physical Health[…]

Summer’s Heating Up! Eight Warm Weather Tips for Older Adults

Cincinnati has experienced oppressive heat over the last few weeks, even before the official start of summer. Heat index values have ranged from the mid-90s to nearly 100 degrees. While summer is a time to have fun and enjoy gatherings with family and friends, it’s also a time when people, in particular older adults, are Read more about Summer’s Heating Up! Eight Warm Weather Tips for Older Adults[…]

Aging 2.0 Developing Strategy ‘Not Just For Today’ but For Future of Jewish Cincinnati

How will we meet the needs of older adults in Jewish Cincinnati now and in the future? That is the “big question” being asked by the Aging 2.0 Task Force, made up of professional and volunteer leaders from all the local Jewish agencies that serve older adults in the Jewish community of Cincinnati. The task Read more about Aging 2.0 Developing Strategy ‘Not Just For Today’ but For Future of Jewish Cincinnati[…]

Finding a Career When You are 60 or Better

For those 60 and better, switching careers or finding an encore career after retirement can be challenging. With advances in modern medicine, people are living longer, healthier lives; and as Baby Boomers near retirement, many find that they can’t afford to or don’t want to retire. Whether you are looking for a career change, are Read more about Finding a Career When You are 60 or Better[…]