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Life Compass: In-Home Assistance

Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, in Oxford, Ohio has a new website that shows the projected aging trends for the State of Ohio (http://ohio-population.org/residents).  It won’t take long for the average internet surfer to realize after looking at the website that the population over the age of 60 is rising at a rapid pace.  Take…
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Helping the Home to Help You at Home

Six years ago the Ohio Masonic Home decided to provide assistance to senior Masons through the Masonic Senior Services organization. The program was a new concept, and it was called I-CARE. At that time an exceptional man was tapped to join the board, his name was Gary Parks. As Secretary of his lodge, Mr. Parks…
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Seniors for Soldiers

In a time when so many of sons, daughters, husbands, wives, and parents are serving the  country, it is easy to forget those who serve without any one to support them. When Springfield Masonic Community (SMC) began its Seniors for Soldiers program in September 2011, the staff were asked to give names of soldiers they…
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