This July, Seniors and the Disabled Can Celebrate Anti-Boredom Month

It’s easy for seniors and the disabled to start to feel isolated because of their condition. They may too often feel stuck at home with no exciting ways to pass the time. It’s common, and if that’s you, then you’re not alone. July is National Anti-Boredom Month, and it’s dedicated to fighting ways to fight [...]

By |2019-07-23T08:51:00+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Benefits of Meditation for Seniors

It’s easy to start a meditation practice, and you don’t need to take any pharmaceuticals, or to buy anything fancy to get started. Meditation for seniors can also have some tremendous health benefits. It’s a way to calm the body and the mind. It can help you to climb out of the fight or flight [...]

By |2019-06-25T09:04:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Financial Literacy for Seniors Remains a Critical Need

Financial literacy for seniors is critical, yet consistently overlooked. It’s a good idea for caretakers and loved ones to understand how to look after their parents’ finances. It’s also important for seniors to understand their own finances as well. April is National Financial Literacy Month. It’s important for seniors and their loved ones to understand [...]

By |2019-04-23T08:57:45+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Weight for Seniors

Managing weight for seniors is critical for a healthy lifestyle, and to reduce risk for certain diseases. It’s also something that most Americans struggle with. More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and the senior population is no exception. There are many factors that contribute to added weight gain during the later years, [...]

By |2019-03-26T15:20:16+00:00March 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Aging Parents: How to Know if they’re Safe at Home When You’re Not Around

For those with aging parents, how to keep them safe at home may be top of mind. It’s never an easy conversation, but as our parents age, their ability to perform basic tasks may become more limited. Their safety may become compromised in other ways as well. Below are some common safety concerns to watch [...]

By |2019-02-26T11:59:53+00:00February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Bath Lift is Best?

The Good, Better, and Best of Standard Sized Bath Lifts (up to 18.8") : Which Bath Lift is best? Great Question! With so many bathtub lifts on the market today, it can be exhausting trying to figure out exactly which bathlift is best. Although they go by many names such as: bathtub lifter, [...]

By |2019-01-22T11:22:10+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Aging at Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Creative Activities for Seniors

It’s never too late to capitalize on the power of creativity. In fact, seniors can thrive when they have creative options for how to spend their time. It can give them a sense of purpose and allow for personal growth. January is International Creativity Month. This is a time to encourage your loved ones to [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:01:55+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acorn Vs. Bruno – Which Stairlift company is better?

  If you’re reading this its because you, or someone you know, needs a stair lift. A stairlift goes by many names, including: stair chair, stairway chair,or chairlift. I’ve even heard the phrase stairway chair lifter (try saying that 10 times fast). However you refer to them, they all do the same thing: [...]

By |2019-01-20T15:48:07+00:00January 13th, 2018|Product Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creating an Accessible Bathroom Without a Remodel

An accessible bathroom is crucial for any home with a senior or disabled resident. When someone loses aspects of their mobility, there are often activities in their daily life that are taken for granted. Simple tasks like showering, bathing or even using the toilet present unforeseen challenges. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

By |2018-01-09T09:44:29+00:00January 9th, 2018|Aging at Home, Longevity News|0 Comments

Can Seniors Donate Blood?

The answer to the question of can seniors donate blood is less about age, and more about the individuals health and restrictions. While you must be 17 to give blood, there is no upper age limit so long as you are in good health. January is National Blood Donor Month, and this means healthy [...]

By |2018-01-09T09:44:03+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Senior Health|0 Comments