3 Tips for Caring for Your Aging Parents When You’re Sick

By |2020-04-07T02:57:50+00:00April 6th, 2020|Health Care|

We live in a crazy time right now, beyond what most of us have ever experienced in our entire lives. Our last pandemic was in 2009, the Swine Flu, which primarily affected children and those under 65 years of age. COVID-19, on the other hand, does not discriminate based on age, and by all accounts, [...]

5 Tips to to Protect Older People From the Coronavirus

By |2020-03-21T23:23:39+00:00March 21st, 2020|Health Care|

5 Tips to to Protect Older People From the Coronavirus A positive approach to protecting yourself and your loved ones from the Coronavirus, as well as other contagious viruses. By now, we’re sure you’ve been inundated by information about the Coronavirus. Your email inbox, newsfeed, and all news headlines seem to all be filled with [...]

5 Steps to Improve Cognitive Function as we Age

By |2020-03-02T00:32:53+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Making Life Better|

We are all concerned, to some extent, about our cognitive health as we get older. With Dementia, primarily Alzheimer’s disease, affecting over 5 million Americans (according to the National Institute on Aging), every time we walk into a room and forget why, we get concerned that we are losing our edge. We all experience something [...]

How to Manage Chronic Health Conditions as We Age

By |2020-02-17T17:04:42+00:00February 17th, 2020|Health Care|

Aging gracefully is challenging enough under perfect circumstances, much less when struggling with a chronic condition. According to the National Council on Aging: Approximately 80% of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and 77% have at least two. Four chronic diseases—heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes—cause almost two-thirds of all deaths each year. [...]

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age

By |2020-02-01T21:28:38+00:00February 1st, 2020|Making Life Better|

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age Especially as we get older, it gets harder and harder to fight, and win, the "battle of the bulge". As we age, we typically become less active, and we often acquire tastes that wouldn't necessarily be listed in the top 10 foods you should eat for [...]

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 [...]

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