Healthy hips: how to protect yours from injury

Hip injuries are no joke, especially for older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 250,000 adults ages 65 and older are hospitalized for hip fractures each year, and many of them are not able to live independently afterward.


Food-drug interactions to avoid

Do you take prescription medication? If you’re an older adult, chances are you do—according to research published in Gerontologist, 81% of adults ages 57 through 85 take at least one prescription drug.


Opera, cabaret, Wellesley history and more

Happy spring! We’ll be celebrating the start of the season with a busy schedule of events in April, including opera, pop folk and cabaret performances, as well as a photo presentation on the history of Wellesley.


St. Patrick’s Festivities at Waterstone

It goes without saying that St. Patrick’s Day is a huge holiday here in New England, and the festivities often begin several days before the official holiday on March 17. In keeping with this tradition, Waterstone will host two celebrations this week. 


How you can help fight senior hunger

Senior hunger and malnutrition is a serious problem. According to the National Council on Aging, 9.6 million older Americans faced the threat of going hungry in 2013, and that number is steadily growing.