* Balancing Life & Caregiving

February 15, 2018

Can a Senior Living Community Make a Marriage Better?

Harold and Lois Greene still get around pretty well, considering he’s 92 years old and she’s 86. Lois’s hands shake a bit from Parkinson’s disease and Harold sometimes needs a cane to walk. The couple stays […]
February 8, 2018

Home Lighting Tips for Seniors Aging in Place

Just as it’s a good idea to adapt other parts of the house to accommodate the needs of older adults who want to age in place, it’s also best to upgrade the lighting in the home […]
February 2, 2018

Medication Management in Disaster Planning

A family disaster plan can be of valuable assistance to every member of the family. In order for it to be effective, however, it needs to encompass all aspects of your current living situation. When considering […]
January 23, 2018

Laughter: Medicine for the Heart

“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” —Kurt Vonnegut Laughter is like a breath of fresh air that we […]
January 22, 2018

Transformational Self-Care

(The Kind of Care that Changes Everything) If you are caring for someone with a chronic illness, disabilities or age-related issues, I know you hear this all the time, like my husband and I do, “You […]
January 19, 2018

How to Combat Loneliness and Isolation as We Age

While aging often presents physical challenges, mental health can also suffer. Social isolation is rampant among older adults who lose mobility, lack transportation options or live alone or away from family. The impact of isolation is […]
January 18, 2018

The 11 Predictions about the Senior Living Community of the Future by Caregivers

The population of senior citizens in the United States is projected to more than double in the next 40 years, from about 46 million today to more than 98 million by 2060, according to the Population […]
January 17, 2018

Caregivers: Use Your Voice

We’ve all heard the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover.” It’s a lesson we probably all first learned about when we were quite young.
January 15, 2018

Caregivers: Safety Begins at Home

If you’re among America’s 54 million caregivers, knowing how to evacuate a loved one or how a loved one can take shelter during an emergency may not be as easy as just stepping out a door, […]

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