July 23rd is National Gorgeous Grandma Day. This is the day to make sure your grandmother knows just how gorgeous she is and just how much she means to you! Gorgeous Grandma Day was introduced by Alice Solomon, an...
Sometimes our elderly parents may do or say things that really bother us. They may repeat stories many times, forgetting they’ve already told you the same story a hundred times before. They forget a lot of things, which worries...
A picnic is one way for members of the family to get together during the summer. If elderly members are attending, keep in mind that there may be special considerations. A picnic in your own yard would make things...
National Grandparents Day is on September 10th this year. Since the ‘70’s this day has been to honor them and for younger people to recognize the guidance and knowledge that older people have to offer. For many people grandparents...
There’s no doubt that the bond between grandparents and grandchildren is special. You know that they improve your quality of life, but have you ever considered that they can help improve your health too? Here are 3 ways that...
Ronald Reagan declared August 21st National Senior Citizens Day in 1988.  This day was created to show appreciation to all of our seniors. It was also a way to recognize their achievements. Senior citizens have made valuable contributions to...
When you’re planning for the festive season, remember that older parents and other aging loved ones often have different needs than our children or we do.      Because they’re such an important part of our sense of family and the holidays,...
Taking a senior loved one or a senior friend out for a meal is a very special time for you both.  To make the most out of the experience for you both, there are things you might consider before...
Grandparents are very fortunate to have a rewarding, unique relationship with their grandchildren. This comes through the years from all the special moments that are shared. More and more, they experience bonding that can last for a lifetime! Each...
Denmark’s winters are long, cold and dark. Some days there are 17 hours of darkness. The country is known for its snow and sleet. The Danes have learned to live comfortably with this and enjoy it with their practise...