How Seniors Can Maximize Their Time With Doctors

Don’t Waste Time At Medical Appointments       As doctors get more and more busy, it is important to go into your appointment prepared so that you make sure all of your concerns are addressed. Most medical appointments are booked in 15 minute increments-sometimes even less-so going in unprepared can cost you, health-wise.   ...

Fall Prevention Room by Room

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Fall Prevention Room by Room
How to reduce falls in the home to protect your aging parent from broken bones   Did you know falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults? So how can you help your aging parents make their home fall-safe?   First, you ...

Don’t Forget Seniors on Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is coming up and whether you celebrate or not, it is a great time to do a little something sweet for your parent – particularly if he/she is widowed. Many of my widowed customers have gotten used to their new status as time passes, but there is always a wistfulness in their ...

Connecting with a Family Member with Dementia

How to ensure you are still a loved one and not just the caregiver. I have worked with many dementia and Alzheimer’s disease patients and their families and while I truly enjoyed the experience, I saw how challenging it was for their family members. It can be so difficult to watch a once vibrant, smart, ...