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Caregiving is one of the most selfless acts a person can do and so many people around the world and don’t even know that they are doing it!
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Safety First - For Kids And Pets As the aging Baby Boomer population retires, more and more Boomer seniors are having home elevators installed.      Along with this increase in sales and installations of in home lifts, has come an increase in...
What Is the Sandwich Generation? The sandwich generation consists of middle-aged individuals who are pressured to support both aging parents and growing children. With the obligation to care for their aging parents – who may be ill, unable to perform...
Gluten sensitivity or intolerance can develop at any age. When it develops in seniors it can cause more problems. Seniors are often on special diets due to other conditions or they have developed dietary habits that are difficult to...
Fidget spinners were originally designed as a toy that could help those who fidget. They relieve anxiety, help lessen nervous energy and stress. They are small ball-bearing devices that the user can rotate between their fingers. For some, they...
We have worked with over 3200 seniors and their families and we are constantly dealing with the fact that most seniors do not want to leave their homes. This is because previous generations felt they were leaving their homes...
Depression isn’t a character flaw. It’s not a sign of weakness. And it’s certainly not a natural part of aging. Depression is a mental disorder that can affect your life and the lives of those around you, in a...
Surgery can become more common as we age. Whether due to disease, a fall or a chronic condition, we may find ourselves in the hospital more often. Stay times in hospitals after surgery are very brief now, so you...
How many years have your parents been driving?Maybe 40 years? Fifty? Sixty?However long, just like for all of us, it’s a major symbol of independence for the elderly. It’s the license, the key, the car: clear and tangible vestiges...
Our elderly loved ones are important to us and eating fresh, healthy meals each day is one way to help them age well. Sometimes we aren’t able to cook for our parents. This is often because they live a...
For many seniors, keeping their medications and supplements organized is difficult. The sheer number of prescriptions taken as well as vitamins can cause confusion which leads to errors when taking medications. Managing medications or having your caregiver manage them for...