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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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There’s a huge assortment of unproven “miracle cure” treatments out there advertised to manage and possibly cure painful symptoms of chronic illnesses quickly and easily. Unfortunately, many of these fraudulent products specifically target older adults.

Avoiding Medicine and Health Remedy Scams

Schemes advertising dubious pills, potions, diets and other supposed treatments for a wide variety of illnesses common in older people have been promoted by fraudulent salesmen for centuries. Nowadays, instead of listening to sales pitches for home remedies at the county fair from snake oil salesmen, vulnerable older adults are bombarded by ads for these questionable solutions in newspapers, magazines, TV, the internet, and even cell phone text messages.

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03/15/2023

Behavioral Interventions: When Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

This webinar incorporates the most current research about dementia care, effective practical strategies, and useful resources in identifying causes of common behavioral symptoms and effective interventions.

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By Lyndi Wrostrek, Marty Williman | 02/22/2023

Investing in a pair of UV sunglasses is a simple way to prioritize your eye health throughout the year

3 Ways Older Adults Can Stay Healthy In The New Year

As we head more into the new year, this tends to be a time of reflection and improvement for most older adults. While it’s no mystery, improving your health seems to be the most popular area of concentration for everybody. When starting to write your next chapter, being healthy makes it easier for you to do so in the best way possible. Whether you have your goals locked in or you’re still searching for a plan of attack, here are three ways you can stay healthy throughout all of 2023.

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01/17/2023

A Care Consultant checking in with a client to evaluate important caregiving needs and issues

Why Assessment is More Effective When It’s Conducted Over Time

Many people take the term “assessment” to be the first phase of a diagnostic or treatment program. But in the case of a comprehensive, long-term caregiver support program, assessment is actually much more effective when it’s treated as an ongoing process.  Through multiple clinical trials conducted with BRI Care Consultation, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging’s evidence-based care-coaching program, we've learned that it takes time to identify and uncover all the areas of need within a caregiving environment, and that many needs are missed when using a one-and-done assessment model.

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By Michelle Palmer | 01/17/2023

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How the Care-Coaching Model Empowers Caregivers

Providing care for an older family member or friend isn’t something most people are prepared to do. Many individuals who find themselves in a family caregiver role weren’t expecting to take on such responsibility, and they often lack the time, knowledge or tools to do everything they feel they need to do. 

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By Michelle Palmer | 11/15/2022