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Gratitude Challenge 2021

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at time of challenge and controversy.”  – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Who wants to start 2021 with more energy, better sleep and with improved relationships? I know I do.

We all know that 2020 has been […]

By |January 5th, 2021|Blog, Elder Care Tips|Comments Off on Gratitude Challenge 2021

Self-Care for Seniors and Caregivers

Caring for a senior family member can be challenging – both physically and emotionally. Taking time every day to implement self-care can help promote good physical and emotional well being. The following are tips for seniors and family caregivers to help nurture self-care.

Get a good night’s sleep. A good day starts with a good night’s […]

By |October 19th, 2019|Blog, Elder Care Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Self-Care for Seniors and Caregivers

Making Your Home Fall Safe

According to the National Council on Aging, falls is the leading cause of injury and fatality in seniors. Many falls can be prevented by ensuring that your home is fall safe. It is important that seniors and their caregivers recognize their risks of falling and ensure they take steps to prevent falls at home. The […]

By |May 12th, 2019|Blog, Elder Care Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Making Your Home Fall Safe

Healthy Heart Habits for Seniors

As February comes to a close, let’s continue to practice healthy heart behaviors so you and your loved one can be proactive in staying active and building a healthy heart.
Consider these practical ways to keep your heart in great shape.

MINIMIZE STRESS

Stress can amplify heart disease risks, especially if it is continuous in one’s life. For […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Blog, Elder Care Tips|Comments Off on Healthy Heart Habits for Seniors

3 Reasons Art Is Essential For The Aging Brain

3 Reasons Why Art Is Essential For The Aging Brain

The aging brain needs art. It is an incredible form of therapy—it has been for centuries. The most amazing thing about art is that it operates as therapy for two individuals—the creator and the viewer.

The creator. Art is a way for the creator to show an […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Blog, Elder Care Tips|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Art Is Essential For The Aging Brain

5 Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Stay Organized Around the House

Making Your Senior’s Life a Little Easier With Some Helpful Household Organizational Tips
As we age, staying organized gets harder and harder. Specific tasks get thrown on the back burner because of our conditions and capabilities. This is the reality for some of our elderly family members.

Life happens. We never know when we are going to […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Blog, Elder Care Tips|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Stay Organized Around the House

Why Monitoring Blood Pressure is Important for Seniors

Monitoring Blood Pressure as we Age
We all know that monitoring blood pressure is important. We’ve heard it countless times. But why does it matter? More importantly, why should we monitor our blood pressure all the time? These questions are rarely asked by the elderly. However, it’s crucial that they know this information!
Understanding Blood Pressure
Blood pressure […]

By |September 18th, 2017|Blog, Elder Care Tips, Senior Care|Comments Off on Why Monitoring Blood Pressure is Important for Seniors

Preparing the Elderly for Winter

Helpful Tips To Prepare Seniors for Winter
Winter is approaching fast! This popular season brings family, friends, and loved ones together for the holidays. Great food, fun, and memories to create! This upcoming season brings so many reasons to celebrate. Although it will look beautifully decorated outside with holiday lights and a gorgeous blanket of white snow, along with […]

By |September 9th, 2017|Blog, Elder Care Tips, Senior Care|Comments Off on Preparing the Elderly for Winter