The best in home caregiver activities to encourage Spring Fever!

An In Home Caregiver’s 3 Fun Senior Spring Activities

Apr 15, 2018

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 »

Teamwork & Coordination to Help Your Loved One Age In Place

Mar 15, 2018

When an aging loved one maintains that he or she wants to “age in place” or live independently for as long as possible, family members and friends play a key role in helping them accomplish that goal. By setting up a realistic  and cooperative senior support system and ensuring that a loved one has the… read more »

Healthy Nutrition for Seniors

Nutritious and Delicious Meals that Aren’t Boring

Mar 1, 2018

While we all enjoy a delicious meal, we need make sure that what we are eating is also healthy for us. Thankfully eating wisely doesn’t have to come at the cost of bland food choices. Whether you have a medical condition that restricts your diet or simply want to eat healthier, here are some nutritious… read more »

Home Improvement Tips to Reduce Fall Risk

Feb 25, 2018

More older adults are choosing the option of remaining in the comfort of their own home or “aging in place” rather than relocating to a senior community. Many seniors are also remaining active and are continuing to cook, clean and even take on home improvement projects just as they always have. However, with age and health… read more »

Exercise is your key to aging well, start now!

Feb 7, 2018

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 »

tips for heart health

8 Tips for Heart Health

Jan 20, 2018

They say there’s no cure for a broken heart, but we disagree. Doctors estimate that 4 out of 5 cardiac arrests are preventable! Here are 8 steps you can take today to encourage cardiac health and even help heal past damage! Well Balanced Diet There will always be mixed messages from experts preaching “eat this,… read more »

The Benefits of Animal Companions and Senior Living

Jan 5, 2018

Aging comes with many challenges. Family members, friends and professionals search for the best ways to help with the physical, emotional and mental disabilities seniors face. Among the most overlooked are the benefits of therapy animals. What Exactly Are Therapy Animals? They’re animals that visit nursing homes, other facilities and private homes to furnish pet… read more »

Don’t fall prey to strangers bearing gifts!

Dec 6, 2017

Every day scammers are finding new. inventive ways to gain your financial information and access your assets. Most recently scammers are impersonating delivery services claiming to have a package requiring identification and the scan of a credit card for delivery. Here’s the personal account of a San Diego resident that fell prey to such a… read more »

Isolation in Old Age: Helping Seniors Combat Depression

Nov 27, 2017

Socialization is critical to us emotionally and for brain health. As we age in many cases the opportunity for socialization becomes more limited as friends and loved ones pass away, the person no longer works or has limited opportunities to make new friends and memories. A senior may feel isolated from family and friends, which… read more »

Traveling for seniors

Five Ideas to Help Seniors Make New Friends

Oct 8, 2017

People need companionship regardless of their age, but changes in health and lifestyle often make socializing difficult. Some seniors are afraid that they won’t be able to connect with anyone. Beyond shyness, often this fear stems from real limitations that need to be worked around. Seniors may experience limited mobility which can greatly reduce their… read more »

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