Remembering Self-Giving

December 7, 2019

by Joyce Montgomery, member of Payne County Aging Advocates The dictionary defines self-giving as presenting voluntarily and without expecting compensation. During the holiday season, we are reminded of the journey of life, new beginnings, and […]

“Grandma can help…”

November 10, 2019

Story provided by Aging Advocates As we enter this holiday season, think about the hustle and bustle of buying gifts for your loved ones. Feel the stress as it builds up inside, thinking about how […]

Maintaining Eye Health

October 11, 2019

Story by Gladeen Allred, Ed.D., Aging Advocates Which of your five senses is most important to you? The human body receives sensory information through the senses of sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch. Many people […]

MICAH Pet Food Project

April 12, 2019

Story provided by Aging Advocates Many people agree that pets provide hope and stability for the elderly.  It places them in the context of ‘here and now” rather than focusing on what tomorrow may bring, […]

Know the Signs

March 10, 2019

Story provided by Aging Advocates Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a chronic progressive condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. Heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped.  Often referred to […]

Rebuilding Your Life After Loss

February 2, 2019

Story by Gladeen Allred, Aging Advocates Grief is one of the heaviest emotions the heart can be asked to bear.  Many losses in our life can invoke grief reactions. Feelings of loss can be created […]

Untreated Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

November 16, 2018

Story by Julia Byrd, H.I.S., Precision Hearing Solutions Many studies over the last few years have brought to light a link between hearing loss and dementia. These studies have found that hearing loss is associated […]

Mindfulness and Aging

September 11, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Balancing the demands that caregivers find themselves in is precarious as they are pulled between raising their own children, leading their own lives, and helping aging family or friends. Statistics […]

Aging Advocates

August 12, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Advocate—one that pleads a cause of another; one that supports or promotes the interests of another. Aging Advocates, a group of area businesses and agencies in the Payne County area […]

Community Resource Fair Planned

August 25, 2016

NEWS RELEASE An upcoming healthy aging resource fair is set for Thur., Sept. 15, from 9 a.m.-Noon, at the First Presbyterian Church of Stillwater, 6 th & Duck. Over 30 booths will be represented from the […]