Short-term Rehabilitation


As you know, life doesn’t always go according to plan. A fall or accident can happen at any time. Maybe you, your spouse, or maybe a parent has sustained an injury and has to go to the hospital. The physician recommends skilled care to get strong enough to go home. How do you decide where to go? What are your options? What choices do you have? READ MORE

Senior Living Options – What is the Difference?


Senior care lingo can be confusing. What does it all mean? What does each level of living offer and what choice is best for your loved one? This month, let’s focus on Independent Living and Assisted Living. Keep in mind some communities may offer even more specialized programs than the options below. This is a good starting reference point for your search. READ MORE

The Little Gray Box

Older and Wiser

The day was June 1, 1963. The first 3x5 index card in “The Little Gray Box” belongs to, Pauline Crume, otherwise known as Polly. To my knowledge and as the story has been told, Polly moved in and slept in the back office to listen for/and answer the switchboard. (Think Ruth Buzzi’s, Ernestine, “One ringy dingy”) The switchboard was a lot of cords that you stuck in the holes and flip a switch to connect the calls. READ MORE

The Chihuahua Wagon

Cassia in the News

When I say “Chihuahua”, you say “Wagon”.Chihuahua. Wagon. Chihuahua! Wagon! By Wendi Dressen Director of Volunteer Engagement. What is a Chihuahua Wagon and what does it have to do with volunteering at Cassia?  So glad… READ MORE

Raising Cane

Age Tech

#TechTuesday Among older adults, falls are the most common cause of traumatic head injury, and icy walkways are a very common cause of winter falls. In an online article on the Mayo Clinic website, Minnesota… READ MORE

The Move of a Lifetime

Older and Wiser

Relocation for Older Adults often presents a unique set of circumstances. For the past 18 years, my husband and I have owned and operated a senior move management company which has been coordinating moves for… READ MORE

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