The Senior Learning Center

Learning with Lola

Lola Tarasco


Many of you are familiar with Lola Tarasco. Not only is she a friend and client of M.J. Baker Financial Advisors, she is a registered nurse, certified dementia practitioner, and gerontology certified. She has decades of experience working with the elderly. M.J. Baker Financial Advisors is partnering with Lola this year to bring her knowledge and expertise directly to you. 

Senior Resources

Silver Sneakers

Classes and workshops and workouts, Oh MY! The SilverSneakers club is usually included in your Medicare plan and, if covered, comes at no cost to you. You will get access to community classes at participating locations, and access to participating fitness centers to stay active. You can use the SilverSneakers GO app to access your membership card as well as workouts. 



Installment One

Senior Fall Risk

Falling is the number one cause of injury and death in adults 65 and older. Lola is here to discuss fall risk, prevention, and safety. Please tune in for this important information so you can help guide and protect yourself and the loved ones in your life. 



Installment Three


The human body is composed of approximately 60% water, and needs to replace 2-3 quart of water daily. Let's hear what Lola has to say on the topic.



Installment Two

Arthritis Education

Millions of people suffer from arthritis. There are many types of arthritis affecting one in four adults. There are many coping mechanisms that can be utilized to deal with both the physical and mental effects. The more you know, the better you can manage the condition. 



Brain Health

with Lola Tarasco

Lola joined us to discuss normal aging of the human brain versus Alzheimer's/dementia, sleep and the brain, and ways to promote your own brain health. 


The National Alliance for Caregiving   


Do you provide care for family or friends with health care needs? Here you can read research articles, share and read stories of real caregivers, keep up with changes in policy related to caregivers, and find information on new treatments, guidelines and device development, among much more. 





The NIA is a Federal agency that conducts research on the health and well-being of older adults. One of their missions is to disseminate information on aging and research advances to the public. They offer hundreds of articles to help inform you about aging. 


Grandchildren are often the most important people in their grandparents' lives.  Research shows that both grandchildren and grandparents thrive when they are active with each other. Here you can find tons of resources to assist grandparents with bonding and making memories.