Many senior citizens are vulnerable to the onset of late-life depression and the increased health complications that come with it. From loneliness to loss of mobility or interuptions to one's routine, seniors sometimes struggle. The good news is Danville Support Services can help manage some of the little things that end up making a big difference.
Published 05.08.2013 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
One can one person do to help make a difference in the lives of others? Scott Cooper of Muncie, Indiana -- a senior citizen himself -- has an answer. Work at it, then work at it some more!
Published 04.17.2013 by David 0 Comments
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, March 23, 2013, 5:30 p.m. Join Danville Support Services at the Marriott for the Alzheimer’s Association annual fundraising gala, Come Together for the Cure.
Published 03.06.2013 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
It's that time of year again, people are coughing and sneezing and struggling to work, shop or cook. Is it a cold or the flu? If it is the flu, it is important to limit your exposure to those most vulnerable to contagious diseases.
Published 01.15.2013 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
This Thanksgiving, we have so much to be thankful for, especially our seniors. Please check in with your aging family members and see if they need any help this Turkey Day. Whether they need help today or not, let them know how grateful you are for all they've done for you and your family over the years.
Published 11.09.2012 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
On average, 63 percent of caregivers spend nine or more hours a week providing care to an adult over the age of 50, and nearly one in three describe the task as extremely or very difficult.
Published 10.01.2012 by David 0 Comments
When is a job more than a job? Everyday, when your job is providing personal and medical care to clients counting on you to be there for them.
Published 08.03.2012 by Barb Flinn 0 Comments
July 4th is a great national holiday. But every day is Independence Day when you are a Senior citizen living successfully on your own.
Published 07.04.2012 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
Please join Danville Support Services as we take part in The Alzheimer’s Association "Memory Walk" on September 15th. Together we can raise money to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Published 06.01.2012 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
Big News... Danville Support Services is now able to accept Medicaid payments for household services related to medical needs.
Published 03.31.2012 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
Please join Danville Support Services as we support the Alzheiner's Association by attending the gala event, "Come Swing for the Cure" at the downtown Marriott on Saturday, March 3rd.
Published 02.27.2012 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
It's election season and the airwaves are full of noise, but there are critical issues being debated and, at times, purposefully ignored. For instance, Social Security, Medicade and Medicare are hot button issues for both parties thanks to the millions of Ameircans counting on the benefits these federal programs provide.
Published 01.30.2012 by David 0 Comments
Christmas time is the perfect time to assess the needs of those who might need assistance with their activities of daily living, also know as ADLs.
Published 12.16.2011 by Lynn Long 0 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving season. May you have all you can eat and plenty of leftovers along with the nourishment of family and friends.
Published 11.16.2011 by David 0 Comments
Fall is here and it's a great time for reflection and also a time to take stock of things. For instance, do you have a back up plan to help you take care of your aging parents who live at home and want to continue doing so?
Published 10.25.2011 by Lynn Long 0 Comments