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Aging Empowered

Welcome to AgingEmpowered! Thank you for sharing the dream and vision that aging is a new and exciting chapter of life! AgingEmpowered exists thanks to a fierce passion to disrupt the current systems that support older adults, informed by scholarly research, and inspired by clients--including the care navigator’s famous 87-year-old father! The founder, Colleen Hollestelle, crafted her practice following two decades of care coordination and leadership in assisted living, nursing homes, home health, and aging research. AgingEmpowered offers Care Navigation (aka Geriatric Care Management) to Columbia, Missouri, and beyond via Zoom, as well as consultation for families and organizations worldwide. AgingEmpowered also provides quality content to inform and inspire those who wish to become more informed about the aging process.

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Keeping Older Adults Connected During COVID-19

Intern, Liz Dreifuss, created this graphic to generate ways to help older adults stay connected during COVID-19. Remember, friends, Social Distance does not mean Social Isolation.  

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Preventing Social Isolation of Older Adults in a Time of Social Distancing: COVID-19 Edition

There is no denying that the ever-changing events of COVID-19 have drastically impacted day-to-day routines for all ages. While many statewide stay- at- home orders are established, it is especially important for older adults to, in fact, stay home and social distance, as they are particularly vulnerable to this illness. This recommendation implies more than […]

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