6 Ways a Relative Caregiver Can Catch a Break!

Apr 19, 2017

Caregiving is tough work!  While the act of providing care and support for a loved one can be immensely rewarding, it is also a job that can exact a steep toll in physical, mental and emotional energy over time.  Add to that the fact that most relative caregivers are among the over 43 million caregivers that… read more »

How Tech Can Help Seniors Live Better and More Independently

Feb 27, 2017

When people think about the substantial leap that technology has taken in recent years, they normally call to mind images of things like smartphones, tablets and other devices that make our lives significantly easier on a daily basis. What may not come to mind is that these same advancements making waves among the general public are also… read more »

Why Consider a Geriatric Care Manager?

Jan 11, 2017

Eventually, many of us will find ourselves in the position of helping with care arrangements for a loved one.  It might be a parent that needs some help around the house, or a sibling suffering from a disabling condition.  Whatever the reason, when the need for care arises, it’s usually an urgent matter that needs… read more »

Gift Ideas to Care for Your Caregiver

Dec 15, 2016

With Christmas just 10 days away, hopefully you’re getting into the spirit of the season with preparations for family and friends, making plans for another fun-filled holiday season.  As you’re making your list and checking it twice, don’t forget to consider your caregiver.  Few people will ever be as close to you and have as much of… read more »

Caregiver Training 101

Aug 24, 2016

You’ve decided to engage a career in caregiving.  Congratulations!  Few occupations are as rewarding and fulfilling as providing care and helping improve someone’s quality of life.  It’s also a great time to be a caregiver as there’s never been a greater need for those with a passion for this work.  As the senior population continues to… read more »

Ways Seniors Can Help In Their Communities

Aug 17, 2016

You may have heard people say they are getting nervous as they approach retirement age. Many feel they will no longer have any purpose or be needed. The truth is, active senior citizens are more in demand than ever before. They contribute to their families, communities, and charitable organizations in numerous ways. Many organizations would… read more »

Exercise is your key to aging well, start now!

Jul 7, 2016

If you’re planning for your retirement, don’t forget to incorporate some form of exercise into your daily activities. Daily exercise can be your key to staying happy and healthy during your retirement years. By helping to increase your mobility and stamina, you’ll be physically fit and in top form to enjoy all that your upcoming… read more »

Is it Really Alzheimer’s?

Jun 15, 2016

June kicked off National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month to share information and provide support for treatment and research of the disease that currently affects well over 5 million people just in the United States alone. Rightfully so, it’s on the minds of many of us who have aging loved ones or are maybe nearing… read more »

A Second Medical Opinion? Never a Bad Idea

Mar 16, 2016

It is not at all uncommon for patients to feel reluctant to seek out a medical opinion from a doctor other than their own. Studies have shown that the majority of patients are concerned that asking their doctor about getting a second opinion will create a rift in their doctor-patient relationship, which may negatively impact the… read more »

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