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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]