Issue 14
Five Ways to Preserve Memory as We Age
by Youjin Jung, M.Eng.
Institute of Gerontology Trainee
Can’t remember where you parked your car? Can’t recall a friend’s name? You walk into a room and forget why you went there? As a natural process of aging, older adults may experience memory lapses more frequently than they used to 5 or 10 years ago. Is there anything we can do about it? Research has found abundant evidence . . . Read More

Coronavirus Concerns in Detroit:
Free Community Chat on Zoom
Thursday, Oct 29 at Noon

How to Protect Your Health
Donele Wilkins, CEO, Green Door Initiative 

Stay Safe in Flu Season & Progress in Vaccinations
Paul Kilgore, MD, MPH, Wayne State University

Raffle to win a $20 gift card!
Events & Activities
Carepartners' Passage thru Dementia
A three-part webinar on many aspects of dementia and the types of care to promote dignity, safety and well-being. Oct 21, Oct 28 and Nov 4. Brought to you by Universal Dementia Caregivers and the Detroit Area Agency on Aging. Free. Click to register through Eventbrite. View full-size flier
Creative Care Fall Festival
Need some inspiration? Join TimeSlips once a week from Oct 29 to Nov 19 to see how TimeSlips has creatively engaged older adults these past few months. We'll hear from artists-in-residence in Wisconsin, students and elders in Durham, North Carolina, community members in Detroit, and artists in Milwaukee. Please join us as we share new ways of telling stories and creating meaningful connections. Register for Oct 29. Free. Flier.
When Trust is Betrayed
AARP is committed to fighting fraud and abuse by giving you the tools and resources to protect yourself and your family. Join AARP for a 90 minute virtual session When Trust is Betrayed: A Cautionary Tale to Combat Elder Abuse on Tuesday, Oct 20 from 3-4:30 pm. Former San Diego Deputy District Attorney Paul Greenwood will take you through his journey of pursuing justice on behalf of older adults. 
News & Research
Protection for Renters
Are you having trouble making rent payments as a result of the pandemic? Learn the steps you can take and the significant protections available. Federal, state and local governments can help. Avoid Eviction
Where Will the 2020 Election Leave Older Adults?
A panel of experts on aging predicts how issues like a coronavirus vaccine, Social Security, Medicare, drug prices and more will play out after the election. Next Avenue
Free Resources & Tips
Guided Meditation
Have a Seat is a free weekly, online, guided meditation program through the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center at U-M. No registration required, just CLICK HERE to join the meditation each Thursday at noon. To participate, you need a computer to join on the web or a phone to listen to the guided meditation. Flier
Every Thursday at Noon
Free Help with Scams & Identity Theft
Successful Aging thru Financial Empowerment (SAFE) provides free financial coaching to older adults and caregivers to help them manage money securely and accurately. Schedule an appointment with Program Director LaToya Hall by phone or computer now: or 313-664-2608. Assistance is safe, confidential and free. Brochure
No need to meet
Financial Tips & Trainings for Caregivers
The Family & Friends section of Older Adult Nest Egg was designed for people like you, caregivers trying to maintain the physical, emotional and financial health of the people they care for.

Take the Family & Friends Questionnaire to see if your loved one is vulnerability to exploitation. Narrated trainings explain dementia, difficult conversations about money, and when to create a power of attorney. Find resources, news alerts and workbooks to improve financial literacy. Visit to strengthen and expand your caregiving skills.