Multigenerational living – is it right for you?

By |2020-09-21T02:25:18+00:00September 20th, 2020|Making Life Better|

What is multigenerational living? Simply put, it’s the term used to describe several generations of the same family living together under the same roof. This can often mean that grandma and grandpa have moved in with mom, dad, and the kids. Choosing to merge generations under one roof reflects a number of changes, some cultural [...]

Encouraging Independence in Seniors

By |2020-09-07T02:27:52+00:00September 6th, 2020|Making Life Better|

Encouraging Independence in Seniors In our last post, we were talking about how Seniors Fear Loss on Many Levels. One of the fears that seniors face is the loss of independence. This is one of the biggest challenges that seniors face, and it manifests itself in many different forms. For example: How loss of independence [...]

Seniors Fear Loss on Many Levels

By |2020-08-17T02:03:29+00:00August 16th, 2020|Making Life Better|

When we think of seniors and loss, most of us think about them losing long-time friends and loved ones. Those fortunate enough to make it to their golden years are always facing loss, in some form or another, and that is tough enough to deal with.  What most people who are below age 65 don’t [...]

Top 3 Issues Facing Seniors Today

By |2020-08-03T01:43:00+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Making Life Better|

Top 3 Issues Facing Seniors Today It's no secret that there are plenty of issues in today’s world. Between a worldwide pandemic, civil unrest, global warming, salmonella outbreaks...I mean, if you watch the news it makes you want to crawl into a hole and hide.  For seniors, there are issues that affect them in a [...]

3 Ways That Aging Seniors Can Survive Financially With Little or No Retirement

By |2020-07-20T03:16:34+00:00July 20th, 2020|Making Life Better|

3 Ways That Aging Seniors Can Survive Financially With Little or No Retirement According to the National Council on Aging, over 25 million Amercans and 60 and over are living at or below the poverty level. They struggle with increased costs for both housing and health care, inadequate nutrition, limited access to transportation, job loss, [...]

7 Ways to Afford In-Home Care for Elderly

By |2020-07-06T02:57:07+00:00July 6th, 2020|In-Home Senior Care|

It’s no secret that in-home care can be expensive. In fact, according to the National Council on Aging Care, the average cost of 24 hour in-home care is about $4,000 per month. Yet, considering everything going on, with the pandemic, and other health factors, Nursing Home and Assisted Care options seem to be much more [...]

How a Meatless Diet Can Help Seniors Live a Better Life

By |2020-06-14T20:31:13+00:00June 12th, 2020|Making Life Better|

How a Meatless Diet Can Help Seniors Live a Better Life You shouldn’t be surprised that America, as a whole, is overweight...in fact, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than one third of our country’s population is considered to be obese. Obesity is linked to increased incidences of heart disease, cancer, stroke, [...]

What Could Be the Biggest Threat to Aging Parents Right Now?

By |2020-06-02T01:36:05+00:00June 1st, 2020|Health Care|

What Could Be the Biggest Threat to Aging Parents Right Now? Everyone is still talking about COVID-19. While states are beginning to relax restrictions, more businesses are opening up, restaurants are allowing diners back inside, and folks are able to get their hair cut and their nails done. At the same time, it's raising questions [...]

How to Keep Aging Parents Safe While Still Getting Care

By |2020-05-20T16:51:31+00:00May 18th, 2020|Safety|

How to Keep Aging Parents Safe While Still Getting Care  May 18, 2020   We are all aware at just how crazy everything has been for the past 2-1/2 months. Think about this...just 4-1/2 short months ago, January 1st of this year, many of us made resolutions, set goals, and formulated a vision of what [...]

Silver Companions Keeping Staff & Clients Safe during COVID-19

By |2020-08-28T17:10:41+00:00April 27th, 2020|Health Care|

We are rapidly approaching 2 months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, and about a month since we have been shelter-in-place. We have all been learning to function in our new “normal”, taking extra precautions, in every area of our lives. Shoppers are wearing masks, businesses are limiting access to the curb, and life as [...]

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