Clinical Trials & Our Senior Loved Ones

We report about studies every day that have found new information about a disease.  Things we often hear about in the news from recent studies are new drugs to treat a chronic condition, a new gene that will unlock a cure, how siblings are affected by a particular condition, how a mother’s nutrition can affect the … Read moreClinical Trials & Our Senior Loved Ones

Planning Seniors’ Transition from Home to a Senior Living Facility

While most American seniors and future seniors want to live out their lives in their own home (often referred to as “aging in place”), the simple truth is that many will have a need for a greater level of care, such as may be found at an assisted living facility or nursing home. Many families … Read morePlanning Seniors’ Transition from Home to a Senior Living Facility

Caregiver’s Inspiration

Inspiration –  defined by Merriam Webster as the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions. We all need a little inspiration especially those who are working day in and day out to care for a loved one.  Many days seem so difficult when our names are forgotten, when we get yelled at for … Read moreCaregiver’s Inspiration

Accountable Care Organizations and Seniors

If you are like us, you are hearing more and more lately in the news and on the web about Accountable Care Organizations or ACOs. In a nutshell, an Accountable Care Organization is a system or model of payment that encourages all healthcare organizations to get better at providing care and being efficient.  The better … Read moreAccountable Care Organizations and Seniors

Seniors at Risk in Power Outages as They Age in Place

Does your senior rely on a home medical device powered by energy? A medical device is equipment used to cure, treat or prevent a disease.  It is often used in the home by a person who has been trained to use it such as a healthcare provider, caregiver or the person using the equipment themselves.  … Read moreSeniors at Risk in Power Outages as They Age in Place

Communications = Piece of Mind & Safety

What’s your plan for assuring your senior loved one is safe after a tornado, hurricane or other severe weather event?  Storms have carried tragedy to many areas of the US this Spring and along with it helplessness for those cut off by the storm and worry for distant loved ones.  Those issues were particularly strong … Read moreCommunications = Piece of Mind & Safety