ProAging Info Network – Monday, January 16, 2006

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Don’t be left out of the next Maryland edition of Guide to Retirement Living!

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Deadlines are fast approaching for the Spring/Summer Maryland edition. This edition will feature:

Deadlines are fast approaching for the Spring/Summer Maryland edition. This edition will feature:

Deadlines are fast approaching for the Spring/Summer Maryland edition. This edition will feature:

  • Exclusive listings of EVERY senior living option
  • Vast Aging in Place section featuring articles, listings and more
  • Easy to use and affordable “Find an Expert” section – listings as low as $95/issue!
  • Special section focusing Western Maryland
  • Informative articles and tons of “real-life stories”

For additional information or a media kit, contact Barbara Snyder at 1-800-394-9990 ext. 1503 or 410- 581-6873, bsnyder@gwpi.netRead on…


Home is where you want to live forever. Here’s how.

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Beacon Hill Village is a revolutionary, all- encompassing concierge service created by residents who want to grow old in the homes they have lived in for years. Now, they can do that, confident that even as they age they can deal with almost any contingency, large or small, without relying on relatives or friends. To preserve their independence, they can turn to the village, as the nonprofit association is known, which helps its 320 members find virtually any service they need””from 24-hour nursing care to help with a wayward cat, often at a discounted fee.Read on…

Beacon Hill Village is a revolutionary, all- encompassing concierge service created by residents who want to grow old in the homes they have lived in for years. Now, they can do that, confident that even as they age they can deal with almost any contingency, large or small, without relying on relatives or friends. To preserve their independence, they can turn to the village, as the nonprofit association is known, which helps its 320 members find virtually any service they need””from 24-hour nursing care to help with a wayward cat, often at a discounted fee.

Beacon Hill Village is a revolutionary, all- encompassing concierge service created by residents who want to grow old in the homes they have lived in for years. Now, they can do that, confident that even as they age they can deal with almost any contingency, large or small, without relying on relatives or friends. To preserve their independence, they can turn to the village, as the nonprofit association is known, which helps its 320 members find virtually any service they need””from 24-hour nursing care to help with a wayward cat, often at a discounted fee.


Sponsorships Available at 2006 annual Frederick County Department of Aging Meals on Wheels 5K Run/Walk

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The Law Office of David Wingate, P.C. is organizing the 2006 annual Frederick County Department of Aging Meals on Wheels 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will take place on March 4th in Baker Park in Frederick. The fundraiser helps support the Meals on Wheels program, which delivers meals to homebound citizens who are no longer able to prepare meals for themselves due to age. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, so please have your organization support this worthwhile event. The fundraiser’s net proceeds all go to benefit the Meals on Wheels program. For information on how to become a sponsor of this event and/or to request information on registering for the run/walk, please contact The Law Office of David Wingate at 301-663-9230.Include articles on topics of interest to your readers, relevant news and events.

The Law Office of David Wingate, P.C. is organizing the 2006 annual Frederick County Department of Aging Meals on Wheels 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will take place on March 4th in Baker Park in Frederick. The fundraiser helps support the Meals on Wheels program, which delivers meals to homebound citizens who are no longer able to prepare meals for themselves due to age. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, so please have your organization support this worthwhile event. The fundraiser’s net proceeds all go to benefit the Meals on Wheels program. For information on how to become a sponsor of this event and/or to request information on registering for the run/walk, please contact The Law Office of David Wingate at 301-663-9230.Include articles on topics of interest to your readers, relevant news and events.

The Law Office of David Wingate, P.C. is organizing the 2006 annual Frederick County Department of Aging Meals on Wheels 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will take place on March 4th in Baker Park in Frederick. The fundraiser helps support the Meals on Wheels program, which delivers meals to homebound citizens who are no longer able to prepare meals for themselves due to age. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, so please have your organization support this worthwhile event. The fundraiser’s net proceeds all go to benefit the Meals on Wheels program. For information on how to become a sponsor of this event and/or to request information on registering for the run/walk, please contact The Law Office of David Wingate at 301-663-9230.Include articles on topics of interest to your readers, relevant news and events.


Eastern Fairfax Meals on Wheels (MOW) group needs volunteers

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The Eastern Fairfax Meals on Wheels (MOW) group needs volunteers for two leadership positions: treasurer and assistant treasurer. These positions are responsible for the finances of the MOW group including a monthly report to the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. It would be helpful if the prospective candidates lived in the Eastern part of the county in Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Great Falls, or the Tysons area.Please call the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging Volunteer Intake Line at 703-324-5406 or e-mail christie.elliott@fairfaxcounty.gov for additional information about these positions.

The Eastern Fairfax Meals on Wheels (MOW) group needs volunteers for two leadership positions: treasurer and assistant treasurer. These positions are responsible for the finances of the MOW group including a monthly report to the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. It would be helpful if the prospective candidates lived in the Eastern part of the county in Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Great Falls, or the Tysons area.Please call the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging Volunteer Intake Line at 703-324-5406 or e-mail christie.elliott@fairfaxcounty.gov for additional information about these positions.

The Eastern Fairfax Meals on Wheels (MOW) group needs volunteers for two leadership positions: treasurer and assistant treasurer. These positions are responsible for the finances of the MOW group including a monthly report to the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. It would be helpful if the prospective candidates lived in the Eastern part of the county in Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Great Falls, or the Tysons area.Please call the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging Volunteer Intake Line at 703-324-5406 or e-mail christie.elliott@fairfaxcounty.gov for additional information about these positions.


Scooter Available

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It is a Golden Technologies Companion II, late 2004 model, 3 wheel scooter, flat free tires, day or night use, fully equipped, bright red, runs great! INSIDE scooter (great for facilities) not meant for outside use. Contact for pricing or/offer.

It is a Golden Technologies Companion II, late 2004 model, 3 wheel scooter, flat free tires, day or night use, fully equipped, bright red, runs great! INSIDE scooter (great for facilities) not meant for outside use. Contact for pricing or/offer.Barbara Najar
301-325-4379 or barbaraelisse@hotmail.com

It is a Golden Technologies Companion II, late 2004 model, 3 wheel scooter, flat free tires, day or night use, fully equipped, bright red, runs great! INSIDE scooter (great for facilities) not meant for outside use. Contact for pricing or/offer.Barbara Najar301-325-4379 or barbaraelisse@hotmail.com


Aging car buyers warrant shift in marketing approach

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In order to effectively cater to older consumers, consulting house Deloitte & Touche USA’s research indicates that it’s traditional marketing approaches are superannuated, not the customers themselves. For instance, according to the firm’s findings, fully one-third of consumers aged 55-to-61 prefer to exercise their consumer joneses via the internet. What’s more, according to survey findings, they own an average of 5.9 ‘high-tech gadgets’ like MP3 players, cell phones, and digital cameras. D&T singled out the Ford Motor Company for its innovation among car manufacturers in this arena. The automaker’s age-simulation suit (which helps designers interact with their products through elderly eyes) was among the first of its kind.Read on…

In order to effectively cater to older consumers, consulting house Deloitte & Touche USA’s research indicates that it’s traditional marketing approaches are superannuated, not the customers themselves. For instance, according to the firm’s findings, fully one-third of consumers aged 55-to-61 prefer to exercise their consumer joneses via the internet. What’s more, according to survey findings, they own an average of 5.9 ‘high-tech gadgets’ like MP3 players, cell phones, and digital cameras. D&T singled out the Ford Motor Company for its innovation among car manufacturers in this arena. The automaker’s age-simulation suit (which helps designers interact with their products through elderly eyes) was among the first of its kind.

In order to effectively cater to older consumers, consulting house Deloitte & Touche USA’s research indicates that it’s traditional marketing approaches are superannuated, not the customers themselves. For instance, according to the firm’s findings, fully one-third of consumers aged 55-to-61 prefer to exercise their consumer joneses via the internet. What’s more, according to survey findings, they own an average of 5.9 ‘high-tech gadgets’ like MP3 players, cell phones, and digital cameras. D&T singled out the Ford Motor Company for its innovation among car manufacturers in this arena. The automaker’s age-simulation suit (which helps designers interact with their products through elderly eyes) was among the first of its kind.


Geriatric society completes study of osteoporosis prevention methods

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The American Geriatrics Society conducted a study that found adding a dose of 100 milligrams of magnesium to your daily diet could increase bone mineral density by two percent per day, effectively helping you fight off osteoporosis as you age.Read on…

The American Geriatrics Society conducted a study that found adding a dose of 100 milligrams of magnesium to your daily diet could increase bone mineral density by two percent per day, effectively helping you fight off osteoporosis as you age.

The American Geriatrics Society conducted a study that found adding a dose of 100 milligrams of magnesium to your daily diet could increase bone mineral density by two percent per day, effectively helping you fight off osteoporosis as you age.


SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR – The Piano Man

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THE PIANO MAN entertains at communities like yours in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia. Your piano or his portable. Residents sing along, play “Name That Tune” and make song requests — everything popular from 1905 to 2005. Available 7 days/week including holidays.E-mail ThePianoManDC@earthlink.net or call (202) 966-8000.

THE PIANO MAN entertains at communities like yours in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia. Your piano or his portable. Residents sing along, play “Name That Tune” and make song requests — everything popular from 1905 to 2005. Available 7 days/week including holidays.E-mail ThePianoManDC@earthlink.net or call (202) 966-8000.Read on…

THE PIANO MAN entertains at communities like yours in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia. Your piano or his portable. Residents sing along, play “Name That Tune” and make song requests — everything popular from 1905 to 2005. Available 7 days/week including holidays.E-mail ThePianoManDC@earthlink.net or call (202) 966-8000.

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