Indoor Activities

Golden Opportunities for Indoor Activity in your Golden Years Helping a Loved One Find Meaningful Activities When They’re Stuck Inside Has your aging loved one been stuck inside?  If so, boredom and depression may begin to set in as they struggle to adapt to their “new normal.”    Not being able to leave the house […]

Enjoying Gardening With Age

gardening and outdoor labors of love Grow with Me: Gardening Safety for Older Adults Is gardening growing on you?  If so, it’s with good reason; studies show that gardening in your golden years can improve your physical and mental health. While gardening may be enjoyable, it is not without challenges.  Many older adults face physical […]

Benefits Of Aging In Place

The Benefits Of Aging In Place MAINTAINING INDEPENDENCE AND LIVING AT HOME You can never be too cautious when it comes to caring for your loved ones.  While many people believe that supportive environments like nursing homes and assisted living facilities are the most appropriate way to ensure their elderly loved one receives the assistance […]

Congestive Heart Failure

FINDING SUCCESS IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: TIPS FOR CHF AND AGING ADULTS Adapting to Congestive Heart Failure Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is estimated to affect more than 5 million aging Americans and perhaps your loved one too. And while the diagnosis may leave you feeling intimidated, the name is a bit of a misnomer—the heart […]

Parkinson’s Disease Doesn’t Have To Be Stressful

WE’RE HERE TO HELP WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE PARKINSON’S DISEASE DOESN’T HAVE TO BE STRESSFUL Parkinson’s disease comes with a host of challenges for both the individual and their caregivers. When your parent is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, decisions regarding their care are often difficult to make. While, some individuals do require a nursing care facility, […]

Alzheimer’s Is Stressful We Are Here To Help

WE’RE HERE TO HELP WITH ALZHEIMER’S ALZHEIMER’S IS STRESSFUL, WE ARE HERE TO HELP According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of Dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that eventually interferes with even the most basic daily living tasks. Changes in behavior and personality may require […]

Smart Home Security Can Allow Disabled Loved Ones To Live Independently

We’re Here to help with Smart Home Security Smart Home Security Can Allow disabled loved ones to live Independently Many older adults are making the choice to live independently in their homes well into their silver years.  Families who are deciding whether or not aging in place is appropriate for their loved one may express […]

Show Us The Light: Smart Home Lighting Systems And Wellness

Lighting systems that promote independence Show us the light: Smart Home Lighting Systems and wellness People often say that home is where the heart is.  This, in part, may explain why more older adults than ever are choosing to remain in their homes well into their golden years.  Despite the growing popularity of the aging […]

Smart Home Geotracking Devices Can Keep Track Of Elderly Loved Ones

We’re Here to help with SMART HOME GEOTRACKING Smart Home Geotracking Devices Can Keep Track Of Loved Ones Older adults are at an increased risk of developing cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s, and Dementia, often causing them to struggle with memory loss and muscle weakness.  Older adults living with these impairments may get confused while […]

Social Walking

Walking Program for Loved Ones Steps to Social Success: Connecting parents to their Community through Walking Walking is the perfect older adult-friendly exercise  – it’s low-impact, easy to start/maintain, and can be scaled to meet your loved one’s unique needs. Studies have long-since shown that walking has many physical health benefits for loved ones, helping […]

Daily Routines For Aging Adults

We’re Here to help with your Aging Daily Routine Daily Routines For Older Adults Recent studies show that over a quarter of adults over the age of 65 experience symptoms of anxiety that significantly impact their day-to-day life.  So why are older adults so stressed?  It’s because of the toll aging takes on their minds […]

Cooking with Parents

We’re Here to help with family cooking Cooking with Parents: Cook Up Some Memories Cooking helps families bond together and provides them with a chance to make lasting memories with the ones they love.  For older adults, cooking is an opportunity to pass down family recipes, share stories, and even sharpen their minds.  Despite these […]

Keeping Loved Ones Fit at Home

We’re Here to help with Keeping Loved Ones Fit at Home Keeping Loved Ones Fit at Home No one is too old to get in shape – in fact, research shows that, as we age, exercise can help our bodies avoid common health problems like weight gain, illness, insomnia, balance issues, and memory loss.  Exercise […]

Hear Us Out: Home Modifications for Loved Ones Living with Hearing Loss

As hearing deteriorates your relationship doesn’t have to Loss of Hearing Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health problem among older adults.  Studies show that about 33% of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 experience hearing loss.  Oftentimes, loss of hearing causes a great deal of frustration and anxiety for older […]

Helping Seniors Adapt to and Live Independently with Mobility Impairments

Mobility impairments don’t have to bring everything to a halt Upper Body Impairments As your loved one ages, they may begin to feel weak or helpless as they begin to need help with everyday tasks they used to complete independently.  One of the most drastic changes your loved one may experience is a loss of […]

Moving Towards Mobility: Independent Living in the Wake of Mobility Impairments

We’re Here to help with the Lower Body Impairments Loss of Lower Body Function Older adults often struggle with the toll aging takes on their bodies.  As time passes, their muscles weaken, their bones lose density, and their joints break down, causing discomfort and pain as they perform daily tasks.  Many older adults feel the […]

Happy, Healthy Senior Living : Keeping Your Loved One’s Home Disease-Free

We’re here to help keep your parent’s home clean! How to Keep Germs and Disease Out of Your Parent’s Home As your loved one ages, they become more susceptible to disease because their immune system has weakened over time.  Because of this, they are more likely to develop dangerous health complications as the result of […]

COPD and Me: A Guide to Staying Safe while Aging in Place

We’re in this together COPD and caring Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, often referred to as COPD, describes several progressive respiratory diseases (such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis) that target the lungs, making it difficult to breathe.  While COPD presents a unique set of challenges to older adults and their caregivers, it is important to remember […]

Lost Vision, Found Independence: Aging in Place with Visual Impairments

Looking towards a path of success Vision Loss and those you love Vision loss is one of the first signs of aging experienced by older adults – one in three people over the age of 65 experience some form of vision loss in their lifetimes.  Loss of vision is often accompanied by feelings of fear, […]