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    Welcome to the Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition (LAAAC) website.

    LAAAC strives to join together aging service organizations in Los Angeles County to be the voice for our seniors, their families and caregivers.

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How to find LAAAC on Social Media

You can find our latest updates regarding the aging community from any of the following sites (all images are clickable and will redirect to our social media profiles):         Let’s Be Social!

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What is Respect for the Aged Day?

In Japan, there is cause for celebration due to their national holiday, which is called Respect For The Aged Day! Japan has designated a national holiday simply to honor and show appreciation for the elderly. This holiday is celebrated on the third Monday of every September. It’s a paid holiday from work and traditionally, gifts are given to grandparents … Continue reading

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Many Senior Citizens and Baby Boomers Alike Say That “Happiness is Pets”

Many Senior Citizens and the baby boomer generation will exclaim that “Happiness is Pets”! There is a good reason for that statement. Aging pet owners experience physical and emotional health benefits from having a pet that they may not even be aware they are experiencing. Here are just a few of the health benefits of … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas For Senior Citizens Perplexing You? 5 Tips to Finding the Perfect Gift For Baby Boomers

Gift ideas for senior citizens can be perplexing. Not to worry, I have 5 tips to help you find the perfect gift for seniors citizens in your life. Many gift givers have the perception that as we age, we have accumulated everything we need in life. In some case that may be so, but, just … Continue reading

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Use Wii Games As A Brain Fitness Program to Promote Healthy Aging

Nintendo Wii games are like using a brain fitness program to promote healthy aging. You flex your mental muscles as well as improve physical fitness at the same time. Studies show that in 2008, 26 percent of aging individuals over the age of 50 played video games. This is an increase of 9 percent from … Continue reading

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Eldercare and Caregiver Burnout – Your “Caring” May Be Contributing to Burnout!

Eldercare and caregiver burnout can be avoided by learning to manage your “caring”. Family members are always happy to assist their aging loved ones. As the care giving experience begins, many family members choose to care for their aging loved one themselves. The caregivers are enthusiastic and energized. Caregivers experience personal rewards caring for their … Continue reading

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Home Health Care Technology – Baby Boomers Require Action to Age in Place

Home health care technology can assist baby boomers to successfully age in place by promoting independence and offering assistance when it is needed. Boomers have made it perfectly clear they want to remain in their communities and stay in their homes for as long as possible. The results of a survey conducted by The American … Continue reading

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Avoiding Elder Care Stress Requires Planning and Organization

Care for the elderly in home can be overwhelming. To avoid elder care stress it is important for the caregiver, or potential caregiver, to help the aging adult organize and plan for the unplanned events in life. Taking a proactive approach with the aging adults in your life will save you time, energy, money and … Continue reading

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Can’t Sleep? The Truth About Sleep and Aging – 5 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep

Can’t sleep? The truth about sleep and aging is that, you can, and should, expect a good nights sleep. As we age, we still require seven to nine hours of sleep, but our ability to get good quality sleep may be affected. This is the reason to start or begin to develop good habits that … Continue reading

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Activities For Senior Citizens – How Hobbies and the Mind Body Connection Work

Hobbies have a mind body connection, they are important activities for senior citizens and are an important part of healthy aging. Active seniors are proof that you can enjoy better health and have fun doing it. Research studies have shown that leisure time and physical activity promote a healthier lifestyle. Our bodies are meant to … Continue reading

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  • St. Barnabas Senior Services