Seasonal Medical Care For Snowbirds in Tucson

Many people who visit Tucson extend their stay to a live here part-time. As a part-year resident, you may be sharing residency with another state or country. Snowbirds may require a few medical services avoid the doctor while they’re here unless they have international or PPO medical insurance. Those visitors who need access to primary […]

Father’s Day Craft: 5 Things I Love About Dad

Art With Katie video provides a visual guide through six steps on how to create a memorable handmade craft for Father’s Day. Craft Project: Five Things I Love About Dad Materials Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6

How Ostomy Surgery Gave Me My Life Back

From the time I was in high school, I had what was called a nervous stomach. Going on a date was stressful, because I never knew when that nervous stomach would begin to cramp and have me urgently seek the nearest bathroom. Going on a class trip was out of the question. Things calmed down […]

Happy Mother’s Day From Our Family To Your Family

Happy Mother’s Day Video Our ElderHealth family would like to wish you a very happy Mother’s Day. This month we honor and celebrate mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and how mothers impact our lives. Happy Mother’s Day Spotify Playlist Mike Hieber, ElderHealth’s Music Therapist would like to share a special Spotify playlist for you to enjoy […]

Art With Katie: How to Make a Mother’s Day Card

ElderHealth’s Art Guide would like to show you three new ways to make something special for Mother’s Day. First activity is how to draw and color in a beautiful flower design. Second activity is creating a Popping Hearts Mother’s Day card. The third activity is to create a 3D heart with flowers Mother’s Day card. […]

Love Wins: A Study on Caregiving For a Spouse With Dementia

Guest Author R. Amanda Cooper M.A., Doctoral Candidate, University of Arizona Through my research at the University of Arizona, I have talked to many individuals who are caregivers to a family member who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. I find these caregivers inspiring. Despite the incredible challenges that come along […]

Art With Katie: How To Make Christmas Crafts With Older Adults

Art with Katie Christmas crafts

Katie Purdy, Art Guide at ElderHealth gives three tutorial videos on how-to make a few fun and easy Christmas tree crafts for the holiday season. Caregivers and care partners can do these as a fun activity with simple list of materials. Craft supplies: Video 1: How to Paint a Picture of a Christmas Tree Using Acrylic […]

The ElderHealth Community Shares Treasured Holiday Memories

holiday memories with a basket of fruit

A version of this piece appears in the Holiday 2022 edition of the Heart at Home quarterly newsletter. Ben Thomas, Member The joy and satisfaction of Christmas Day is remembered from long ago with my parents and six children. While the youngest children were excited by Santa’s gifts, several were starting to doubt the reality […]