10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget

By |2020-01-20T02:48:21+00:00January 19th, 2020|Making Life Better|

10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “It’s better to give than to receive”. It truly is magical to see the joy you bring when you give  to others or to a worthy cause. Whether you give money, gifts, or your time, it truly is rewarding to [...]

Is High Cholesterol Treatment One Size fits All?

By |2020-01-07T03:36:04+00:00January 6th, 2020|Health Care|

New guidelines focus on your personal risk, LDL target levels and new drugs for those likely to get cardiovascular disease. New cholesterol recommendations from the American Heart Association, backed by the American College of Cardiology, support the treatment of older patients with high cholesterol who have previously been left untreated. "High cholesterol treatment is not [...]

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors

By |2019-12-25T01:43:28+00:00December 24th, 2019|In-Home Senior Care|

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors “I don’t want to leave my house.” If you have an aging parent, friend, or family member, you’ve no doubt heard this, or a similar refrain...Who can blame them, really? They’ve worked hard to build a home, they’ve entertained family and friends, felt safe there, and it’s [...]

25 Fun Activities for Seniors

By |2019-12-05T01:37:20+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Making Life Better|

25 Fun Activities for Seniors Now that we are headed full-swing into the holidays, we thought it would be fun to talk about some fun activities, especially for seniors with a lots of time on their hands. As we get older, the activities we used to enjoy either become difficult to continue (in some cases [...]

The Seniors Guide to Enjoying the Holidays

By |2019-10-23T01:30:42+00:00October 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

Can you believe we are already more than halfway through October? Before you know it, it will be Thanksgiving, and then we’ll be fully into the holiday season. For some, that means parties, get-togethers, fun times with family and friends, and time to reconnect with people that we may not get to see throughout the [...]

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors

By |2019-09-21T21:46:13+00:00September 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors It’s very easy for us, any of us, to get lax in our health habits these days, with crowded schedules and, let’s face it, the temptations of unhealthy habits like French Fries, Doughnuts, and Ice Cream… When we’re young, we tend to take our health for granted, straying [...]

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors…or Anyone

By |2019-08-25T18:47:20+00:00August 24th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors...or Anyone As we get older, certain things we took for granted become more difficult. Whether it’s buttoning a button on a coat or shirt, putting on our sox, or even just turning the key in the front door… Fortunately, some creative people have created some simple, cost-effective products to help… [...]

7 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

By |2019-07-04T01:22:53+00:00June 4th, 2019|Safety|

It's summer, and the days are only getting hotter for the next couple of months. While this generally means family reunions, picnics, golf, tennis, and other outdoor activities, it can also pose a safety risk, especially for older individuals. We are here with 7 tips that will help ensure your time outside remains fun and [...]

Senior Safety – 5 Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

By |2019-05-29T01:26:24+00:00May 21st, 2019|Safety|

There is nothing quite like the feeling of being safe and sound at home. It's our sanctity, our safe haven, our respite from the outside world. As we get older, and face physical changes, health conditions, and other limitations, our home can become a minefield of hazards that we don’t even realize are there. According to [...]

Fearless Caregiver Profile: MICHELE RUPPERT

By |2019-05-16T16:34:39+00:00May 16th, 2019|Senior Care, Health Care, Caregiver|

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? Parents are sick...Dad has transition, Mom needs help. Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so how? Mom is dependent on me now. What is the hardest thing about being a caregiver and the most rewarding thing? Experiencing [...]