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Extended Closure for CESI Programs: COVID-19 Update

Cooperative Elder Services (CESI) has been actively monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. In consideration of the latest guidance from the federal government and local health authorities, we have decided to extend the closure of our sites through Saturday, May 2 with a reopening date of Monday, May 4. We will continue to offer suggestions…
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An Update to our CESI Community: Program Operations in light of COVID-19

Cooperative Elder Services will temporarily close program operations effective Wednesday, March 18 and planning to reopen on Tuesday, April 7 to minimize the spread of COVID-19. We are following recommendations from the state to close all facilities until further notice to ensure the health and safety of our participants, their families and our employees. We…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for the CESI Community

At CESI, the health and safety of our participants and employees are our top priorities. While there have been no cases of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at CESI, we are taking vigilant steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, from deep-cleaning each of our sites to daily precautionary measures to prevent the spread…
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Seniors and Heart Health

American Heart Month is a time to raise awareness about heart health and urges people to prevent heart disease, which is a frequent condition in older adults. Heart disease is the buildup of fatty deposits, or plaques in the walls of the coronary arteries over many years. The most common ways for people to prevent…
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Thankful for Caregivers

Last week gave us the opportunity to come together with loved ones to give thanks and reflect on the blessing of family and those that impact our lives. We wanted to take the opportunity to thank a special group of people that are an important part of our community, caregivers. At CESI, we have the…
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Alzheimer’s Awareness

In 1983 President Ronald Reagan declared November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At that time, fewer than two million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, 44 million people worldwide and 5.5 million in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s. While there have been strides in awareness since 1983, there have been less gains in understanding the…
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Depression is Not Part of the Aging Process

                        With October being Depression Awareness Month, we wanted to talk about depression and older adults. Many people believe the common misconception that depression risk decreases as we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depression affects about one to…
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How to Help Older Adults at Risk for Suicide

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness for the growing problem of suicide in the United States by providing information on warning signs and connecting those in need to resources. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state including among…
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How to Start a Conversation about Your Future Health

Summer is a great time to get together with family. Barbeques, beach vacations and relishing the warm weather are some wonderful ways to spend time with family. It’s also an ideal time to think about and have conversations with you family about your future healthcare needs. It may seem like a serious subject for breezy…
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Men Need to Take a Proactive Approach to Health

Taking a proactive approach to your health starts with regular visits to your doctor, especially as you age. The more you and your doctor can have an ongoing dialog about your health, the better equipped you’ll both be should you experience a more serious issue.  Men are twice as likely to put off going to…
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