The Effect of the Pandemic on Older Adults

The effect of the pandemic on older adults has been a significant one. There are more underlying conditions in this population, such as respiratory illness, cardiovascular disease, or diabetes. A more compromised immune system may have a tougher time fighting off the virus. This may put many seniors in a more vulnerable position. So, it [...]

By |2020-09-22T07:09:42-05:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Strategies for Keeping a Positive Attitude, No Matter What

Keeping a positive attitude is more than an empty piece of advice - it's also a learned skill. Whether it’s a pandemic, a health condition, or some other struggle, life can throw a tremendous amount of anxiety and stress at you. It’s been a challenging year for everyone. We often hear that we just need [...]

By |2020-07-28T08:37:31-05:00July 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Talking with Children About Covid-19: What You Should Know

Talking with children about Covid-19 isn’t going to be easy, but we have a few suggestions for parents who are looking for ways to have this difficult conversation. Let’s face it, we are living a historical moment right now. The last pandemic to strike the U.S. came 100 years ago with the Spanish Flu. Our [...]

By |2020-06-23T07:18:56-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Physically Active During Quarantine

While we’re largely living under a stay-at-home order, this isn’t an excuse to live a sedentary existence. The couch, and extra hours during your day to watch television may feel inviting. But for seniors, movement is a crucial part of well-being. We need to stay physically active during quarantine as a means to stay healthy. [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:00:36-05:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Fight Depression During Quarantine

For all of us, the stay at home order means something different. Maybe you’re retired, and you cannot go to your volunteer commitment or see friends. Maybe you are working from home, or not able to work. When the only significant trips out of the house are to gather necessary supplies, it’s easy to feel [...]

By |2020-04-28T07:34:04-05:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding the Best Mobility Scooter

Finding the best mobility scooter for seniors and the disabled involves evaluating what you need it for and determining the model that best fits your needs. These electric scooters allow seniors and the disabled to move around with ease, and allow them to continue with many of the freedoms that they deserve. In order to [...]

By |2020-03-24T07:56:32-05:00March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common Workplace Challenges for the Disabled

Workplace challenges for the disabled are a common occurrence. They often happen as early as the job hunting or interview process. When a disabled person finds employment, they may still encounter a new set of complex challenges. Below are some of the common challenges that the disabled find in the workplace. Accommodations May Be Hard [...]

By |2020-02-25T09:21:49-06:00February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Risk of Malnutrition in Seniors

The senior population is more susceptible to disease, and the natural wear and tear on the body that comes with aging. Poor diet habits and malnutrition can compound these effects quickly, resulting in a decline in physical health and cognitive ability. Some additional health issues caused by malnutrition in seniors, according to the Mayo Clinic [...]

By |2020-01-28T09:36:04-06:00January 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Smart Home Products Can Help Aging in Place

Many people would choose to stay in their home as they age if they are given the choice. That’s natural. We’re comfortable with the environment, and the surrounding community. With a little planning and the incorporation of a few helpful smart home products, that choice can become a reality. While some seniors may have an [...]

By |2019-11-26T09:36:33-06:00November 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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