How Older Adults Can Reduce the Risk of Falls

By |2020-10-05T02:45:23+00:00October 4th, 2020|Making Life Better|

How Older Adults Can Reduce the Risk of Falls Contact Us Today: (678) 494-8129|info@SilverCompanionsGA.com It seems that nobody embraces getting older. We find it more challenging to do those things we, basically, took for granted when we were younger, like climbing up and down the stairs, going to the store, walking to the mailbox, and [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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