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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

Senior Dental Care For Caregivers

Getting older means paying more attention to how we take care of ourselves. This includes our teeth. Many of us don’t think too much...

Social Interaction is a Part of Healthy Aging

As you get older, it is normal for your social circle to shrink. For those of us who become parents, we quickly notice that...

Why Seniors Choose Homecare

As our loved ones age, we begin to think of living arrangements for when they are no longer able to do all of the...

August is Family Fun Month!

The last full month of summer is upon us and it’s not surprising that August is Family Fun Month. For many, September means heading...

August is Cataract Awareness Month

Usually associated with aging, a cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens. They are the most common form of vision loss for those...

Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer is heating up and now is the time to enjoy the outdoors at its best. There are loads of outdoor activities for seniors....

Self-Neglect in the Elderly

One of the most common scenarios regarding senior health is the elderly person who neglects themselves. Self-neglect is a growing problem. Self-neglect is an...

Do You Practice Self-Care?

July 24th is International Self-Care Day, a celebration which stresses the importance of self-care to your health, especially as you age. Self-care is eating...

Celebrate National Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 23rd is National Gorgeous Grandma Day. This is the day to make sure your grandmother knows just how gorgeous she is and just...

Celebrating National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month and what better way to celebrate beautiful weather than to pack a picnic lunch and spend the day outdoors...