Seniors Making Social Networking an Integral Part of Their Lives

Facebook, other social networking sites and the web in general are changing the lives of our senior loved ones, just as they are for many of us. No, we aren’t being overly dramatic in saying that. It’s already happening. A quarter of US seniors are likely using at least one of the social media sites, … Read moreSeniors Making Social Networking an Integral Part of Their Lives

Disposing of Seniors’ Expired or Unneeded Medications Properly

Many seniors take numerous medications that their doctors prescribed over time. Some seniors have changing medical conditions, which may mean that their medications may be changed often as a result, even before the existing supply is exhausted. What that leaves is many expired or unneeded prescription drugs with no place to go but to clutter … Read moreDisposing of Seniors’ Expired or Unneeded Medications Properly

Conversation with an Elder Law Attorney – Insights for Family Caregivers

Sometimes we’re frustrated by the legalese that governs so much of our lives but it’s fact. Through the end of our lives, and even beyond, there are legal processes, decisions and documents that we have to get right. You’d think that by our senior years our legal dealings would be ramping down, but it’s just … Read moreConversation with an Elder Law Attorney – Insights for Family Caregivers

Computer or Tablet Time for That Senior? Tips for Buying the Right One

The revolution in touch computing made reality by the recent Windows release and the flurry of new PCs and monitors designed to take advantage of touchscreen capability can be a game changer for many seniors, as we discussed in a recent post on Windows 8. The new day in PCs and what it can mean … Read moreComputer or Tablet Time for That Senior? Tips for Buying the Right One