11
Aug

Health Coaching – Sara’s story

Sara, 89, was recently discharged from hospital and subsequently a rehabilitation facility following a fall in her apartment which had resulted in facial fractures and broken ribs. Lucy, Sara’s daughter, was present during the visit with coach Traci. Althou...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Aida’s story

Aida, 68, has been diagnosed with anxiety and depression. She was admitted to hospital after a hyperglycemic episode and a panic attack brought about by concern over a forthcoming home move. Although Aida is able to walk without assistance coach Traci noted...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Lily’s story

Lilly, 78, lives with her daughter and son-in-law in a comfortable home, with her own private bedroom and bathroom. Formerly a minister for a Church of Religious Science, she receives regular visits from family, and has a twice-weekly caregiver to provide a...

18
Apr

“I had been spending too much time sitting, but this class has helped make me more active.”

“One of the pleasures of bringing community wellness education into the community is hearing the stories of the people who attend the workshops,” explains Christy Lau, Program Director, Community Wellness Department at Partners in Care. “Dorothy and Albert ...

25
Jan

“We don’t go to the doctor so often.”

Every Wednesday, 25 residents of MacArthur Park Towers, an affordable senior housing community in downtown Los Angeles, meet to enjoy an hour of exercise and laughter. The group first got together to take part in an Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, le...

20
Dec

Partners Wins National Council on Aging 2016 Falls Free® Video Contest!

Delighted seniors at St Barnabas Senior Center in Echo Park, Los Angeles, are the stars of an award winning video, which provides simple tips to reduce the risk of experiencing a fall. The video, which won first prize in the National Council on Aging 2016 F...