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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.

September is Healthy Aging Month

We are all aging. Healthy Aging Month is a month to focus on the good things about getting older. It’s also to help all...

Things You Should Know About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy fat-like substance that is in the cells of your body. Some cholesterol is needed to make vitamin D and hormones....

Hearing Loss As You Age

More than half of all adults over 65 experience some degree of hearing loss. It usually begins quite early, usually in our 30’s or...

National Senior Citizens Day

Ronald Reagan declared August 21st National Senior Citizens Day in 1988.  This day was created to show appreciation to all of our seniors. It...

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....