Posts tagged with ‘aging’

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Talk now about your wishes for near-death care

by Trina Kleist

New law “indicts” state of near-death care, doctor says Talk to your loved ones and your doctor about the medical care you want to receive as you approach death. Then, write it down. It’s a tough conversation that will avoid family anguish and a “death that is not with dignity, expensive and not at home,” […]

“Right to Die” law explained at seminar

by Trina Kleist

Ethical, medical, legal issues at seminar for New Law People facing terminal illness have a new choice – the possibility to end their own lives legally and humanely – under California’s End of Life Option Law that went into effect in June. Doctors, lawyers, patients and people of faith are working to understand what could […]

Healing Mass offered for assault victim

by Trina Kleist

A Mass of Healing will be offered for Mary Grace Tassone at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in downtown Grass Valley. All are welcome, said St. Patrick’s Secretary Linda Shirkey. After the Mass, an Adoration and a Rosary will follow; during an Adoration, the Body of Christ in the form […]

Aging Well: Healthy brain habits explained

by Trina Kleist

Our brains don’t have to decline with age! The human brain can adapt and change with astonishing power, even into old age. With the right nutrition and exercise, the brain can form new neural pathways, change existing connections and adapt to new situations. You can maintain the size and function of your brain, improving how […]

Aging well: Eat for energy, vitality

by Trina Kleist

As we age, our appetites tend to get smaller – yet good nutrition is important for healthy aging. How to make your calories count will be discussed in “Eating for Energy and Vitality,” a free presentation from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. The presenter is Kathleen […]

Role of stress on energy, sleep highlighted

by Trina Kleist

Wed. May 13: “Aging Well, Staying Vital” — The effects of stress on one’s energy and ability to get a good night’s sleep will be discussed from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Grass Valley. It’s part of a free, four-week seminar on “Aging Well, Staying Vital” offered by Kathleen O’Dae, a specialist […]