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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.

Private Senior Care or Senior Nursing Home?

Private senior care or home care fills a widening gap in needed services, especially for those who have elderly parents who need care. With...

What To Expect With A Hip Replacement

Hip replacements have become quite common in seniors due to injuries and arthritis. These days a hip replacement is a relatively low risk procedure...

How To Find Home Care For the Elderly

There may come a time when you will need to find home care for your senior loved one. Elderly care in the home allows many...

Fire Safety For Seniors

As we age our risk of dying in a fire increases. This is due to risk factors such as physical and/or emotional disabilities which...

Tips on Choosing Assisted Care Homes

At some point a loved one may no longer be able to live on their own, either due to illness or just because of...

Do You Know About the Cost of Senior Home Care?

As seniors age and many become disabled or ill, they will need help to age safely in their homes. The cost of senior home care...

A SAD Reminder

As we continue to experience winter and the holidays are over, many people experience a form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. SAD...

Check Out These 7 Great Ways For Senior Learning

As you age, learning new skills preserves the health of your brain. The act of learning itself improves cognitive functioning and keeps you sharp....

Should Seniors Stay Active In Their Communities? Absolutely!

Many seniors and those of retirement age become bored after awhile. They may have health problems which keep them isolated or may not know...

Senior Savings In the US

One of the perks of growing older is the long list of savings for seniors. Much like in Canada, once you reach senior citizen...