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Wellness—whether behavioral, social, emotional or nutritional—is a major factor in happy and healthy aging journeys. That’s why Benjamin Rose delivers a wide range of programs and services that can be easily accessed virtually, over the phone, at home, or at our centers. 

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Behavioral Health Services

Our Behavioral Health Services provide holistic mental health care to help adults 55 and older stabilize behavioral health symptoms.

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Meals on Wheels

Our Meals on Wheels Program offers home delivery service of nutritious hot and cold meals to older adults who are unable to shop for or prepare meals independently.

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Senior Companion

Our Senior Companion Program connects older adults with a trained peer volunteer who can offer companionship and minimize isolation.

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Social Work

Our Social Work Program addresses concerns of older adults and caregivers, including medical conditions, quality of life, and environmental health issues.

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WeCare...Because You Do℠

WeCare is a telephone- and email-based care coaching program designed to assist and support older adults living with chronic conditions and their caregivers.

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Sorting out the Risks and Benefits of Medications for Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Learn more about the risks and benefits of medications that are currently on the market to treat dementia and mild cognitive impairment. This webinar also discusses ways to get the most benefit and minimize the risks of these medications and have a brief discussion on medications that are being studied for these conditions that appear to be close to being marketed.

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By Sue Fosnight | 01/18/2024

An older adult undergoing a glaucoma test.

Understanding Glaucoma: A Guide for Caregivers of Older Adults

Ensuring the well-being of older adults involves comprehensive care, and one aspect often overlooked is eye health. Glaucoma, a progressive eye disorder leading to optic nerve damage and potential blindness, is a significant concern, especially among older adults. As a caregiver, it's crucial to integrate glaucoma testing into the care plan, given its prevalence and potential severity.

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01/16/2024

An older adult surrounded by multiple generations of her family.

Decoding Dementia’s Genetic Connections

Dementia affects millions of individuals globally. While age, not genetics, is the primary risk factor, there's growing evidence that genetics can indeed play a role in determining an individual's susceptibility to certain types of dementia.

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By Julie Hayes | 12/15/2023

An older man undergoing physical therapy following a stroke

Navigating Strokes, from Recognition to Recovery

The brain, despite weighing a mere three pounds, serves as the body's mastermind, orchestrating complex functions from speech to movement. But as hardworking as it is, the brain is vulnerable to internal injuries known as strokes or "brain attacks," placing both it and its owner at risk. Strokes, the third leading cause of death in the US, can occur at any age but are more prevalent among older individuals.

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12/15/2023

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Why Health Literacy Matters for Older Adults

Health literacy—the ability to access, understand and use health information—is a key part of living a healthy and fulfilling life, especially for older adults. After all, the more we understand about health, the more likely we are to recognize risk signs, take preventative measures against common diseases, make informed decisions about our own health and communicate more effectively with healthcare professionals.

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By Julie Hayes | 10/16/2023