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RSVP Courses Promote Healthy Living — and Healthy Sexuality — for Older Adults

2016-10-12T11:06:55+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Aging & Health|

The New England Journal of Medicine says the majority of older adults are engaged in intimate relationships yet many older adults don’t like talking about sex, even with their doctor. To promote a healthy approach to sexual activity and help reduce the occurrence of STIs among older adult populations, Atlanta Regional Commission volunteers are now teaching a “Healthy Sexuality as We Age” class.

6 Ways ARC’s New Bike-Ped Plan Fosters a Bike/Walk-Friendly Region

2016-10-12T11:06:56+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Aging & Health, ARC, Community Development, The Atlanta Region's Plan, Transportation|

How do you get a region built for cars to let go of the steering wheel and grab the handlebars or a pair of walking shoes? The key, according to ARC’s recently-approved updated bicycle and pedestrian plan, is offering residents safe, comfortable and convenient places to walk and bike.

Raising Awareness about the Hidden Crisis of Elder Abuse

2016-10-12T11:06:57+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Aging & Health|

It’s almost unthinkable: the abuse of an older adult. This largely hidden crisis finds older adults falling victim to physical violence, emotional abuse, neglect and financial exploitation – often by the people they trust the most. Wear something purple on June 15 to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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