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 »

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 »

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 »

Senior Care

A few simple steps to help improve your quality of life

Sep 14, 2016

Medical science continues to evolve and develop new methods of improving treatment and medications which continue to help us live longer and increase the average lifespan.  Unfortunately, living longer does not always equate to living better and what’s the point of extended longevity if the quality of life isn’t there? While researchers are responsible for finding ways… 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 »

What are Aid and Attendance Benefits for Veterans?

Feb 25, 2015

Are you or someone you love a veteran starting to explore long term care options and the costs associated?  Long term care, whether it’s at home or in a care community, can be an expensive consideration.  One resource worth looking into is the Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance program.  Many veterans who’ve served their country… read more »

In-home caregiver job interview

Asking right questions when hiring an in-home caregiver

Feb 25, 2015

Whether you need someone to provide short-term care during your absence or you are looking for a reliable individual to provide permanent in-home care, placing your loved one’s well-being into the hands of a relative stranger will always be stressful.  Home care services range from personal non-medical care provided by in-home caregivers to skilled medical care,… read more »

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