Protecting Yourself and Seniors from Fraud

More and more seniors are deciding to stay at home rather than retire to an assisted living facility. Unfortunately, along with this growing number of stay-at-home seniors comes a growing number of frauds and scams with seniors as the main victims. According to the FBI, seniors are a common target [...]

By | August 29th, 2012|0 Comments

Nationally Renowned Dementia Care Expert Takes National Tour to the North Bay

Local families to experience real-life role playing to learn how to cope with heartbreaking  disease.   Half of all Americans know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease…a disease that has now replaced cancer as the most feared disease among seniors.  It affects more than five million people in the United States; [...]

By | August 3rd, 2012|0 Comments

Senior Summer Safety

Summertime means more time spent outdoors soaking up the sun, and unfortunately battling the sun’s rays as well. Fresh air is healthy for seniors, but over exposure to the sun and heat is not. Make sure you are familiar with the following summer safety precautions related to senior health. Dehydration [...]

By | July 18th, 2012|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Webinar Series

Back by popular demand! Senior Helpers, along with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), is co-sponsoring another three-part webinar series through the American Society of Aging (ASA), featuring Teepa Snow. Each webinar is worth one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit, so this will be of special interest to social workers [...]

By | February 6th, 2012|0 Comments

Education Workshop: Moving a Loved One

Moving a relative from home to a residential care facility can be one of the most difficult decisions that family members will ever have to make. This seminar, authored by dementia care specialist, Laurie White, is based on her and Beth Spencer's guidebook, "Moving a Relative with Memory Loss: A [...]

By | December 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shepherd Talks about Diabetes

We hosted Dr. Michael Shepherd at our ‘Meet the Doctor’ program at the Highlands Senior Center yesterday.  Dr. Shepherd is with St. Helena Hospital Clearlake and he talked to the 49 people in attendance about Diabetes.  He had an interesting prospective on this disease.  He suggested we should not be [...]

By | September 14th, 2011|0 Comments

Creating a Body that Cancer Doesn’t Like

I interviewed Lise Alschuler ND, FABNO last Wednesday on my radio program, Health Bits (KVYN 99.3 FM / KVON 1440 AM).  Dr. Alschuler is a naturopathic oncologists.   As a naturopathic physician with board certification in naturopathic oncology and a cancer survivor myself, I know the power of natural therapies to bring health and healing [...]

By | September 12th, 2011|2 Comments

Cancer as a Turning Point From Surviving to Thriving

I had the opportunity to interview Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Phd this past Wednesday on KVON 1440 AM / KVYN 99.3 FM on my Health Focus segment. We talked about her book, "Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life". Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, PhD is a clinical research [...]

By | August 28th, 2011|1 Comment


  The American Heart Association Saving Strokes event is in full swing this September in the North Bay. The AHA in partnership with Kaiser Permanente will host the events – which are free and open to the public -- at Hiddenbrooke Golf Course in Vallejo and McInnis Park Golf Center [...]

By | August 28th, 2011|0 Comments

3 in 4 Need More Awareness Campaign

I hosted the Aging Boomer radio program yesterday on KSVY 91.3 FM in Sonoma. The guest was Dr. Marion Somers or as she likes to be called Dr. Marion. Dr. Marion is driving througout the country on a 9 week tour to rasie awareness on long term care needs. Her [...]

By | August 23rd, 2011|0 Comments