Senior Living

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Experts discuss elder abuse at Madonna University

Legal, medical experts discuss abuse Livonia — Nursing home workers, law enforcement officials, and gerontologist gathered at Madonna University on June 15 to discuss a growing problem in the United States: Elder abuse. Hosted by the Elder Law and Advocacy Center in Redford Township, the conference on elder abuse allowed local officials a chance to…

The art of helping

Alice von Hildebrand, DCSG | Special to The Michigan Catholic When one reaches a certain age, one becomes increasingly dependent on the help and kindness of others, whether family, friends or neighbors. Asking for help and receiving it, have taught me a few lessons which I wish to share. The art of helping is poignantly…

St. Clair Shores parish offers unique ministry designed for grandparents

Catholic Grandparents Association helps older adults minister to grandchildren, keep in touch with other grandparents ST. CLAIR SHORES — It was Divine Mercy Sunday, and St. Margaret of Scotland parishioner Celine LaTorre was watching a television program, when a woman on the screen caught her attention. The person was Catherine Wiley, talking about a ministry she…