Innovative Caption Glasses – Movies Accessible to Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Movie time has long been a family tradition for many, with multiple generations sharing big screen laughs, tears, fright and adventure. Movies and the theater experience have changed over the years, but family time at the movies endures. Since the advent of sound in film, though, those who are deaf and hard of hearing have … Read moreInnovative Caption Glasses – Movies Accessible to Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Knowing Where a Senior Lives Will Help Doctors Improve Their Health

Technology – really what it can mean to our lives – is amazing. There are things happening in the field of healthcare every day using technology to make our lives and health better. Yet another highly anticipated technological wave of the future is poised to make a difference in how our doctors diagnose and treat … Read moreKnowing Where a Senior Lives Will Help Doctors Improve Their Health

Sun Protection and Skin Cancer – Family Caregiver Video Tips

Someone dies from melanoma (skin cancer) in the U.S. each hour! Don’t let someone you love (or yourself) be part of that statistic. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., with more than two million people diagnosed annually. In fact, there are more new cases of skin cancer each year … Read moreSun Protection and Skin Cancer – Family Caregiver Video Tips

Seniors Living in a State of Health – Easier in the Healthiest States

Living a good life and being as healthy as possible — that’s what we hope for our senior loved ones. Are they achieving that, though? The World Health Organization defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Is your senior thinking that … Read moreSeniors Living in a State of Health – Easier in the Healthiest States

Seniors Catching E-Reader Wave and Reading E-Books (Printed Books Too)

Read a good e-book lately? According to a new study by the Pew Research Center Internet & American Life Project, there has been a significant rise in the number of adults reading e-books and owning e-readers. You are probably shaking your head right now saying…”I knew that”! In fact, the study indicates one-fifth of American … Read moreSeniors Catching E-Reader Wave and Reading E-Books (Printed Books Too)

Home Fire Extinguisher Use – Senior Care Corner Video Caregiver Tips

Fire! Something we don’t want to even think about in our homes but something that happens too often in seniors’ homes, especially those whose memory and/or physical capabilities are challenged. We can, and should, take steps to reduce the risk of home fires but can’t count on eliminating them totally. The potential for lost lives … Read moreHome Fire Extinguisher Use – Senior Care Corner Video Caregiver Tips

Don’t Assume All is Well – Check Bills and Statements of Seniors (and Us)

Online payment systems and e-bills are great, aren’t they? Now we can quickly shift money from our own accounts to those who we owe money with just a few clicks — no need to write a check or lick a stamp much any more! Even when we do get paper bills and pay with a … Read moreDon’t Assume All is Well – Check Bills and Statements of Seniors (and Us)

What is a Memory Care Center and Would Your Senior Benefit?

The silver tsunami is ashore! Yes, our population is aging. We know, you’ve heard that before, but the importance can’t be overstated. Now we need to be sure that we have safe places to care for the seniors who need care. While many are making plans and turning their dreams into reality to remain in … Read moreWhat is a Memory Care Center and Would Your Senior Benefit?

Celebrating Progress in Fighting Cancer / Keys to Survival and Prevention

The big C! The dreaded C word no one ever wanted to hear. It was a death sentence. No one said it out loud and certainly never in public. The one who must not be named! Something had to be done about it. Fast forward 100 years and the American Cancer Society is celebrating a … Read moreCelebrating Progress in Fighting Cancer / Keys to Survival and Prevention