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 »

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 »

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 »

The best in home caregiver activities to encourage Spring Fever!

An In Home Caregiver’s 3 Fun Senior Spring Activities

Jun 25, 2015

Singing birds and new buds on the trees lure everyone outside, seniors included. Seniors treasure moments enjoying spring’s new growth and sunshine with a family member or an in home caregiver. Please read our previous post, “#1 In Home Caregiver Secret for Planning Meaningful Senior Activities,” which can help remove the activity-planning stress and allow… read more »

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How to Prepare for Senior Travel

Jan 14, 2015

Whether you’re planning a trip to an exotic location for a retirement vacation or simply traveling to see family members, there are important factors to consider when seniors are traveling. Travel can be a very exciting and rewarding experience for seniors, especially for those with limited mobility, though great care should be taken by loved… read more »

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5 Exercises for Active Seniors of All Ages

Dec 8, 2014

Maintaining an active lifestyle as we age is not only important for our physical health, but for our mental and emotional health as well. Regular exercise can help to boost your energy, manage symptoms of illness and pain, and help maintain your independence. Aerobic exercises like walking and swimming can help lower blood pressure and… read more »