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Heat Increases Danger for Seniors Taking Prescriptions


A potentially deadly danger lurks in the medicine cabinets of local seniors this summer. Did you know that heat, when combined with certain medications, can seriously harm seniors? That’s why SYNERGY HomeCare, one of the nation’s largest non-medical in-home care franchises, with local offices in our area, recommends that families pay special attention to seniors… Read More →

Arizona ranks 23rd for senior health


Arizona ranked 23rd for senior health this year, according to the second edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report. Nationwide, seniors are showing encouraging gains in key health measures and taking more steps to improve their own health. Notable gains for senior health include declines in physical inactivity, improvements in quality of… Read More →

Swanky Seniors

Swanky Seniors - Sagewood, AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

Sophisticated assisted living and senior care developments look more like resorts than the traditional ‘old folks home’ As America’s senior population swells to an unprecedented volume — 62 million seniors, almost double the number of seniors at the turn of the century — luxury senior care and assisted living development is on the rise in… Read More →

Scottsdale Entrepreneur Launches

Scottsdale entrepreneur Candyce Henry, an Arizona resident and former vice president of AT&T before continuing her career at Hewlett-Packard and American Express, found herself increasingly disenchanted by the lack of comprehensive retail outlets offering senior products to aid her mother and other family members. After extensive research of the market, Henry was compelled to found… Read More →

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Launches ‘Piper Trust Encore Prize’

Piper Charitable Trust

To recognize and build on the achievements of nonprofit and public sector organizations that engage the talent of people over 50 in “Encore” roles—Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is launching the Piper Trust Encore Prize. “Mature adults that either want to retire or retool, have something of great value—experience—and as such, organizations are learning to… Read More →

Region Chosen For National Pilot Project On Aging


The MetLife Foundation and Partners for Livable Communities has selected the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Greater Phoenix region to participate in the City Leaders Institute on Aging in Place, a new national pilot project striving to help people aged 65 years and more to live independently in their homes. The region was… Read More →