Keeping Seniors Cool for Less When Aging in Place

Seniors, particularly the most elderly, are especially susceptible to heat-related illness and death, so the beginning of what is expected to be another long, hot summer means it’s time to plan ahead and assure your senior loved ones keep their cool.  While the CDC suggests an air conditioned environment as a preventive measure, the electricity … Read more

In Memory of Heroes

We make war that we may live in peace. – Aristotle As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we want to add our appreciation. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou Many families have sent brave young men and women … Read more

Senior Diabetics: Avoid Foodborne Illness

If your senior has diabetes, it is important to know about food safety so you can help prevent him or her from contracting a foodborne illness.  Oftentimes, seniors with diabetes are more susceptible to infection since their immune systems may not be able to respond as quickly as they once did to fight bacteria.  Some … Read more

Tips for Hearing Aid Care to Help Senior Loved Ones Stay Engaged

Age-related hearing loss, known as presbycusis, is the most common chronic health condition for our seniors. As the population ages, it is expected that there will be  28 million boomers with age-related hearing loss by 2030. Unfortunately, this condition is not curable — but may be treatable with hearing aids. Untreated hearing loss can lead … Read more

Seniors Deserve Relief from Pain

76 million Americans suffer from pain, primarily arthritis and back pain.  Chronic pain in seniors can be devastating to their ability to live a full life.  Pain can also interfere with cognition and attention and lead to depression in older adults. Many doctors agree that we are doing a poor job of controlling chronic pain.  … Read more

Home Technology for Senior Care with Greater Independence

In this episode we discuss technology that can help improve the lives of seniors in their homes and the peace of mind of seniors’ families.  We highlight some companies targeting the needs of seniors and point out where the consumer electronics industry misses opportunities with the senior marketplace. Home technology is already making a positive … Read more

Seniors Going Gluten Free

Caregivers of seniors are often responsible for providing their loved one with foods that are nourishing, healthy and satisfying.  Sometimes that means keeping them away from foods that are not healthy for them. Recently there have been an increased number of Americans who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, numbering approximately 2 million affected people … Read more

A Tribute to Mom!

  “All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” – Abraham Lincoln   We all have moms, or had, that we love and respect. Some of us have moms that … Read more