Choosing a Healthy Eating Pattern

This is the fifth and final of a series of guest posts from our friends at NutritionForTheHealthOfIt.com.  We think this is helpful information for both seniors and those who care for them.  Those under a physician’s care, especially seniors, should consult a physician before making significant changes in their diet. Seniors struggle each day with how … Read moreChoosing a Healthy Eating Pattern

Meeting Our Parents — All Over Again!

Many of us are caregivers to our senior parents.  Some of us are trying to do this from a distance and realize that it is very difficult to meet the needs of aging parents that way and still be comfortable that they are safe. As a result we have decided to move to be nearer … Read moreMeeting Our Parents — All Over Again!

Five Wishes: Seniors Letting Family Know What They Want

Has your senior loved told you what his or her five wishes are? Do you know your five wishes? Knowing and documenting those wishes can make some of life’s most difficult times a little less stressful for all. The Five Wishes informs everyone who needs to know one’s desire to age with dignity and be prepared for … Read moreFive Wishes: Seniors Letting Family Know What They Want

Senior Diets Should Include These Foods – More from the Dietitian

This is the fourth of a series of guest posts from our friends at NutritionForTheHealthOfIt.com.  We think this is helpful information for both seniors and those who care for them.  Those under a physician’s care, especially seniors, should consult a physician before making significant changes in their diet. Caregivers of seniors continue to seek ways to improve the … Read moreSenior Diets Should Include These Foods – More from the Dietitian

Caregivers, Seniors’ Safety is In Your Hands

This week we celebrate National Patient Safety.  As seniors and those that care for seniors, we are always worried about safety.  We worry our homes are safe, we worry about our seniors driving, we worry about our seniors falling and we worry about our seniors eating right. We also worry about what could happen to … Read moreCaregivers, Seniors’ Safety is In Your Hands

Seniors Connect to Technology and Love It!

I had the opportunity recently to speak to a large group of seniors.  They were independent and actively engaged in their community, church and with each other. They come together monthly to share fellowship, friendship, learn something new from a community speaker and enjoy a meal cooked by one of their members.  The group brings with them … Read moreSeniors Connect to Technology and Love It!