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WEBINAR – “Proactive Aging” with Linda Fodrini-Johnson: Options & Resources for Ourselves or Our Parents

Senior Financial Planner Mary Ballin, Mosaic Financial Partners, Inc., interviews Linda Fodrini-Johnson, the co-founder of Eldercare Answers, a geriatric care management agency in northern California.

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Good Neighbors. Good Health.

A University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study in the United States found that “having good neighbors and feeling connected to others in the local community may help to curb an individual’s heart attack risk.”

If you have a family member over the age of 75 who does not live in a neighborhood conducive to socialization, consider meeting with a Professional Geriatric Care Manager to discuss what his or her options are. One solution may be a personal assistant who teams with the isolated family member to volunteer in the community together! Call Eldercare Services at 866.760.1808

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Between 55 and 64 Years Old? It’s Time to Have Life Your Way!

Lamorinda Weekly, July 30th, 2014

If you are between 55 and 64 years old, you are in the biggest age group of your generation, with over 9.8 million baby boomers in California alone! Some of you plan on working till 70 and many of you want to retire early because of plans to have a second “passion” career, to travel, to focus on a hobby or even to go back to school, but having an ill spouse, health challenges of your own or caring for an aging parent might derail your idea of life at this stage. Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, offers advice on planning, so these “pot holes” on the road of life don’t completely stop you…

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No, She Doesn’t Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Lamorinda Weekly, June 19, 2014

Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, speaks of the challenges when learning about a newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s patient.  Linda offers some “Tools Needed to Communicate” with someone who has a dementia. To read the article please click here.

Healthy aging into your 80s and beyond

Consumer Reports, June 2014
Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, is quoted in this issue that discusses 5 keys to a long, healthful life. To read the article please click here.

A Celebration of Service

Lamorinda Weekly, April 23, 2014
Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, and Bruce Johnson, along with their staff and community professionals celebrate Eldercare Services’ 25th anniversary on March 13, 2014.   To read the article please click here.

Eight honored for their works by Contra Costa Commission for Women

Contra Costa Times, April 7, 2014
Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, is featured in this article about the eight women who were honored with the Hall of Fame award by the Contra Costa Commission for Women on Thursday, March 20, 2014. To read the article please click here.

Why marriage won’t cut your medical bills

The Wall Street Journal – MarketWatch, February 13, 2014
Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, discusses marriage as an older adult, caring for your partner and the health impact. To read the article please click here.

Isolation and Loneliness Can Be “Deadly” to Older Adults

Lamorinda Weekly, February 12, 2014
Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, discusses the recent research UCSF and University College London on how isolation can affect us all. To read the article please click here.

Executive Director In San Francisco Expects Robust Growth In Elder Care Services

CBS San Francisco, January 27, 2014
In this interview, Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, discusses the growing need for trained and experienced professionals in the senior care industry. To read the article please click here.