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Hello Friends, Happy October! I hope everyone is well, and I thank you for taking the time to read about what’s been happening at Empowered Aging. As many of you know, October is Residents’ Rights Month. In this annual event, we work to honor and sprea …

Hello Friends, Can you believe it’s September? This year is just flying by. If you’ve been following along with us, we’ve had a number of exciting opportunities and changes along the way, and we’re just getting started. At Empowered Aging, one of our c …

Hello Friends, Happy July! Summer is in full swing, and we are excited to see our community enjoying time with family and friends. While more in-person gatherings are happening, we continue to encourage everyone to get vaccinated and maintain vigilance …

Hello Friends, I hope you are all doing well! I’m excited to be writing to you today from the newly minted Empowered Aging HQ! You may have heard the news that we changed our organization name to Empowered Aging. If not, I’m proud to welcome you to thi …

Hello Friends, I hope you are all doing well! Gosh, this year is flying by. Can you believe it? June is just around the corner! May and June are two of my favorite months as we celebrate Older American’s Month and commemorate World Elder Abuse Preventi …

Hello All, Happy April! Spring is in the air, and many exciting things are in the works for Ombudsman Services. Today, I’m excited to talk to you about one of our programs, Healthcare Career Pathway. This program is a partnership focused on creating a …

Hello All, Happy March! This month marks a year since the pandemic began, and our lives were drastically changed by the implementation of shelter in place orders and the limitation of all outside visitors to long-term care facilities, including LTC Omb …

Hello All, Happy February! I think that this month, especially, we could all use a little extra love. It has been hard to see our seniors feeling forgotten over the last year. Unsure of when they will be able to hold their family members again. I know …

Hello All, Happy New Year! I hope you all had a safe and healthy holiday season. As we break into the new year, I know many of us are glad for a fresh start. While 2020 was a challenge, I’d like to take a moment to celebrate the passion, commitment, se …

Hello All, Thank you for joining us for another edition of our newsletter. I appreciate your continued support and look forward to meeting you here each month. With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, I hope you all are staying safe, healthy, …

Hello All, Happy November! Thank you for taking the time to join me for another edition of our newsletter. I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe the holiday season is here—a magical time of year when we all look forward to special moments with fa …

Hello All, Happy October! I hope everyone is well, and I appreciate you taking the time to read about the exciting things going on this month. If you don't know, October is Residents' Rights Month, an annual event developed by the Nation Consumer Voice …

Hello All, As fall greets us, we still find ourselves adjusting to change and the new normal that emerged over the last few months, which has highlighted the disparities that our older adult community has been fighting long before the pandemic began. W …

Hello All, Happy August! I hope you are all safe and well. Since March, we’ve been living in a whirlwind of uncertainty. One thing that has remained true at Empowered Aging is our duty as a frontline voice for the older adults across our region and bey …

Hello All, I hope this newsletter finds you safe and healthy, and I thank you for taking the time to connect with us. I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe it’s July. The past several months have seemed like a whirlwind that has shaken up our wor …

Hello All, We know everyone has been on alert due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, and while it’s important to remember not to panic, it is smart to be informed and prepared. Some of our seniors may not realize what’s going on, or the impa …

Hello All,  Happy February! Or, as I like to call it, “I Love You Month.” Speaking of love, what gives your life, meaning, and value? Is it your family or friends? Those you hold most dear? I think for most of us, that would be the answer. But love is …