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High Country Resource Directory
Published on: 5/29/2019
The High Country AAA Resource Directory provides a comprehensive listing of federal, state and local programs to assist seniors.
What I Learned from the Chinese Centenarians and Dr. John Day
Published on: 12/10/2018
What are the secrets to aging in this tiny village in China?
When Answering the Phone Exposes You to Fraud
Published on: 12/8/2018
If you don't recognize the number, it may be best not to answer.
Preparation for Hurricane Florence
Published on: 9/12/2018
Severe weather may be headed our way; be prepared
What Elder Financial Exploitation Looks Like
Published on: 8/23/2018
Bill Schultz recommends this helpful article about financial exploitation.
A Summer Update from MY Neighbors
Published on: 8/18/2018
We keep growing!
May Elder Law News
Published on: 5/31/2018
What are the lessons of longevity? The People's Pharmacy visits Bapan, the "longevity village" in China where life spans often break 100.
A Spring Update from MY Neighbors
Published on: 5/5/2018
Our one year anniversary! Membership keeps growing.
Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years
Published on: 3/27/2018
Older Americans without children to lean on have to make arrangements while they are independent and healthy.
MY Neighbors News, March 2018
Published on: 3/2/2018
We keep growing. An invitation to attend the annual meeting.
MY Neighbors News as of December 22, 2017
Published on: 12/22/2017
We finish the year with 50 Members and 44 Volunteers. Here's who to thank!
Dr. Tom Kaluzynski on “Brain Aging and Memory: What’s Normal?”
Published on: 11/4/2017
What's normal when it comes to the aging brain?
November's Elder Law News from Elder Law Carolina
Published on: 11/2/2017
An update on Medicare options and changes; the Senate kills the prohibition on arbitration.
MY Neighbors News as of October 3, 2017
Published on: 10/3/2017
We continue to grow steadily; upcoming MemoryCare event in Burnsville
"Brain Aging and Memory: What's Normal?" on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Higgins UMC
Published on: 9/25/2017
MemoryCare and MY Neighbors are co-sponsoring the event, "Brain Aging and Memory: What's Normal?" on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 2-4 pm. The event will be at the Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 101 N. Main St. in Burnsville.
Preparation for Hurricane Irma
Published on: 9/7/2017
Current predictions have Hurricane Irma heading our way. Here's what you need to do to prepare.
July-August Update
Published on: 8/2/2017
A summer update from MY Neighbors.
July Newsletter from the Village to Village Network
Published on: 7/20/2017
Check out the new format of the monthly VTV Network newsletter.
"Being Mortal" with subtitles
Published on: 6/28/2017
If you missed the showing of "Being Mortal" or had difficulty hearing it, here is a link to the one hour documentary with subtitles.
Newsweek Article on Alzheimer's
Published on: 6/26/2017
As Rural America Faces an Onslaught of Alzheimer's Disease, States Look to Radical Ways to Help
June Newsletter from Elder Law Carolina
Published on: 6/8/2017
Carol Spainhour's law firm posts a monthly newsletter on issues related to eldercare law.  Here is a link to the June issue:
June Update: "Being Mortal" Event in Burnsville; Make a Call!
Published on: 6/15/2017
Join us to watch Dr. Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal." Make a call to advocate for over the counter hearing aids.
“Being Mortal” Screening and Discussion on Tuesday, June 27
Published on: 6/2/2017
Join us to watch “Being Mortal” on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Burnsville. Refreshments and discussion to follow!
Future Learn Free Online Courses
Published on: 5/25/2017
Free online courses for the intellectually curious.
May Update: We Are Open To the Public!
Published on: 5/11/2017
Join and help us grow! Details on Membership and Volunteering.
April Newsletter from Elder Law Carolina
Published on: 5/1/2017
Information on the costs of new long-term care insurance policies; review of the fiduciary rule; and whether a trust or joint ownership is a better mechanism for passing down a house
April Update: Paying Our Bills
Published on: 4/15/2017
The Pilot Program is steadily expanding, but we need your financial support beginning in May.
March Update: What We Learned from Carole Spainhour
Published on: 3/9/2017
One month in; plus an expert's suggestions on End of Life Planning
Hearing Aid Buying Guide
Published on: 2/3/2017
Almost one-third of people over 65 have hearing loss. So why is finding a good hearing aid so difficult, and so expensive?
The MY Neighbors Pilot Program Begins!
Published on: 2/2/2017
The Pilot Program begins! What I Learned from Dr. Bill Thomas
The Conversation That Matters Most
Published on: 10/6/2014
An excerpt from Dr. Atul Gawande's book, "Being Mortal."
A Housing Crisis for Seniors
Published on: 1/28/2017
What happens to seniors when they can no longer live independently?