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Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit

By |2021-08-21T17:31:52+00:00August 12th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit While the idea of retirement is both appealing and terrifying, it's also a reality for many. The good news is that you don't have to stop being active once you retire; in fact, staying healthy -- mentally and physically -- after retirement can be [...]

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Dementia: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Coping Tips

By |2021-12-27T15:49:27+00:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Care|

Dementia is a term used to describe the symptoms of a group of diseases that result in progressive loss of cognitive abilities. Dementia affects both memory and cognition, making it difficult for people with dementia to remember things or think clearly. There are many different types of dementia, all with their own set of symptoms. [...]

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Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years

By |2021-06-18T02:37:34+00:00June 18th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years Aging is a blessing, but it's also a time of many changes. One of the most common concerns during this stage is financial security. In the twilight years of our lives, many people find themselves living on a fixed income with fewer assets than they had [...]

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Elder Abuse: The Underreported and Serious Problem

By |2021-06-16T02:42:36+00:00June 16th, 2021|Senior Care|

Elder abuse is a problem that has been steadily increasing over the past few decades. Unfortunately, due to under-reporting and variations in the definition of elder abuse, it's difficult to determine exactly how many people are affected by this issue. Since June 15, 2021 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, in this blog post we [...]

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10 Ways to Help Keep Your Independence

By |2021-05-16T19:07:26+00:00May 15th, 2021|Making Life Better|

In the United States, independence is a value that we cherish. We are independent people who want to do things on our own and not have to rely on anyone else for anything. But what happens when you can't be as independent as you used to be? What do you do if your mobility is [...]

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12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors

By |2021-04-20T01:39:42+00:00April 19th, 2021|Making Life Better|

12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors We all know that our elders are a generation who have seen and experienced a lot. They are typically wise, well-spoken individuals with so much to share. As we walk through the mall, or listen to them at church on Sunday morning, it is [...]

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How to Select Memorial Monuments For Loved Ones

By |2021-03-15T11:12:47+00:00March 14th, 2021|Senior Care|

When you have lost a loved one, selecting the right memorial monument for them can be quite challenging. There are several options to choose from when it comes to monuments such as garden angels, tombstones, and many others.The memorial you choose must stand as an endearing symbol of your love and respect. Your memorial must [...]

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Home is Where the Heart is…

By |2021-03-01T03:19:13+00:00February 28th, 2021|Making Life Better|

For older adults, sometimes the house they’ve lived in for years becomes too much...too much upkeep, too big, too many stairs, or even too many memories…This is the point where many older adults make the difficult decision to move to something smaller, and easier to keep up with, like an apartment.   Moving from a [...]

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Helpful Gadgets for Older Adults

By |2021-01-18T03:47:22+00:00January 17th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Older adults need a lot of help around the house, but it is not often that members of the family will be around to help with the smaller things. A typical household will not have a hired nurse, and so it becomes the duty of the homeowner to assist their aged parents or grandparents. Assistance [...]

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15 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandchildren

By |2021-01-05T01:08:50+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Making Life Better|

15 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandchildren Much has been said about how COVID-19 affects the health of older generations, but family relationships are also a concern. Many seniors feel cut off from one of their greatest joys in life, their grandchildren.   Since the end of March 2020, 69% of grandparents haven’t met [...]

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