Keyword: aging

Duet, a Phoenix nonprofit serving older adults, earns …

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging earned a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.

Peoria senior living community to become multifamily

An age-restricted independent living community of about 115 residents in Peoria is transforming into a non-age restricted multifamily apartment community, meaning dozens of senior citizens are rethinking their living situation.

Queens of the Stone Age add Phoenix tour stop

Queens of the Stone Age have announced a run of West Coast dates to round out their worldwide The End Is Nero tour, which will make a stop in Phoenix.

Residents invited to share ideas to improve Valley …

A free two-day conversation on how residents and governments can work together to improve transportation options is coming to Phoenix.

Peoria Unified losing enrollment to charter schools

Enrollment at Peoria Unified School District has been shifting, and new data shows the service rate for their school-age population will continue to steadily decline over the next 10 years.

Tempe looks at raising legal tobacco age to 21

Tempe is moving forward in adopting a new tobacco ordinance that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products and implement a licensing fee for all tobacco retailers in the city.

How trauma affects aging

"Bill’s gone!” a choked and weeping voice shouted when I recently answered the phone.

Healthy aging: Why it’s important to stay active …

Older adults represented 16% of the population in 2019, or 1 in every 7 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And by the year 2060, the number of older adults is expected to reach 94.7 million, making up nearly 25% of the US population.

Dignity Health East Valley hospitals award grants to …

 Dignity Health Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers, along with Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Mesa, recently awarded $422,000 in grant funding to support five community …

Glendale resident retires after 20 years of …

Serving is limited only by the size of your vehicle. At least that’s what longtime Duet homebound services volunteer, Robert “Bob” Leonard would say.

Senior fitness: Plenty of dos and don’ts

SUN CITY — Dick Fortier says a lot of seniors have a “used to” way of describing their exercise routine. “I hear a lot of ‘I used to do this,’ and ‘I used …

Age matters in senior communities like Sun Cities

When a Sun City resident applied for a special-use permit earlier this year to allow an underage person to live in her home, officials and other residents rallied to stop the action.

Glendale seniors among those struggling with …

Jo Harris has lived in Arizona more than 50 years. Her last two, though, have been uniquely tough.

COVID-inspired food program working permanently for …

Some agencies and residents have found that what once was a sudden policy pivot during COVID’s early days has stuck around as a permanent, workable solution.

County offers safety tips after 'unprecedented' Lake …

It is gearing up to be a busy season at Lake Pleasant with swaths of people ready to shed their pandemic experiences for summertime fun in the water.

Living to be 100-years-old: Can Scottsdale increase …

Less than 3% of Scottsdale’s 241,361 residents are over the age of 85 — a total of about 7,000 people. It’s a figure Scottsdale health care and community officials are looking to …

Peoria residents get jump on vaccinating their …

With the recent approval and release of the COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5-11, some children in Peoria are getting an early jump on being protected.

AG taking masks, other new laws to state Supreme Court

PHOENIX — Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to tell Arizona courts they need to butt out of how the legislature conducts its business. In legal briefs filed with …

Glendale residents find Parkinson’s relief in golf

It’s not just coping with the lack of balance and mobility, or the physical tremors, or impacted speech, that comes along with life with Parkinson’s disease.

State lowers vaccine age to 55

Citing medical risks for older adults, state health officials are now making COVID-19 vaccines available for adults at least 55 years old. But not everywhere just yet. Beginning at noon …

APS honors longtime employee and volunteer with $5,000 …

In 1983, Ronald Reagan was president, Sally Ride was the first American woman in space, TV viewers tuned in to watch the final episode of M*A*S*H*, and Maria Maskell joined Arizona Public Service.

Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts virtual forum on aging …

A free virtual forum on aging and health care is 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3. It is created as a discussion forum around business discussion points related to aging and health care. The Mesa Chamber …

Mediactive arms against weaponized words meant to …

Following the revelation of the printing press, words have been weaponized, propaganda espoused and disinformation integrated into democratic societies. But in the 21st century, media consumers can …

Area Agency on Aging, Phoenix create 'Hi Neighbor' …

A new partnership between the Area Agency on Aging and the City of Phoenix called "Hi Neighbor" will offer weekly telephone reassurance calls for emotional and social support for older adults who may be isolated, feeling anxious and alone and unable to connect with regular visitors.