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 »

5 Fun Ways Caregivers Can Help Seniors Stay Active

Jan 17, 2017

It’s no secret that staying active is an important aspect of maintaining health, but it’s not an easy thing for everyone to do, even for the young and relatively healthy.  Let’s take stock for a moment – there is a whole generation of human beings who have never known a world without the internet.  And… 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 »

9 Reasons Every Senior Should Consider a Pet 

Nov 10, 2016

              There’s never a better time to consider a pet companion than in our senior years. Study after study has shown countless benefits seniors gain from animal companions.  If something is missing in your loved one’s life, a new furry friend may be just the prescription for better health… read more »

Help Seniors Have a Fun and Safe Halloween!

Oct 28, 2016

Everyone loves Halloween.  The parties, dressing up, the hustle of Halloween night with trick-or-treaters buzzing around…  It’s fun!  For most of us, It’s business as usual:  Break out the boxes of decorations, choose a costume, carve some pumpkins and have at it.  But for many seniors, especially those with mobility limitations or cognitive issues, Halloween can… read more »

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors – Think Beyond the Checklist!

Oct 6, 2016

With earthquake warnings in California and Hurricane Matthew approaching the Southeast coast, emergency preparedness is on a lot of our minds.  Everyone knows the basics for readiness; like water, food, first aid kit, etc.  For a useful summary of basic emergency supplies, the Red Cross has a great checklist here.  While the standard preparations will work fine… 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 »

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