Our Sight is Important: Eye Health Steps During Save Your Vision Month

Not only is our eyesight important to us but it means a lot to the ability of our senior loved ones to live independently. In May we are all reminded by the American Optometric Association and the National Eye Institute to think about our eyes and whether we are doing all we can to care for … Read moreOur Sight is Important: Eye Health Steps During Save Your Vision Month

Seniors and Family Caregivers Learn to Gain Control over Chronic Disease

Family caregivers face many challenges trying to meet the needs of the senior loved one for whom they care. When family caregivers take on the role of person in charge of care for their seniors, they are often thrust into it. Sometimes the need is precipitated by a sudden event so there is little or … Read moreSeniors and Family Caregivers Learn to Gain Control over Chronic Disease

Web Healthcare Information Puzzle: Knowing Which Sites We Can Trust

We know we can’t trust everything we find on the Web, but how do we know what is safe to trust? When it comes to the health and care of our senior loved ones, it’s important to know. I am a health professional and caregiver. I think I have a pretty good understanding about what … Read moreWeb Healthcare Information Puzzle: Knowing Which Sites We Can Trust

Multigenerational Activities: Joy Today and Shared Memories Forever

Spending time with family, especially children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, can be joyous for our senior loved ones. Family activities and togetherness benefit our seniors and the rest of the family in many ways. Besides happiness, they can relieve stress, brighten a mood, increase physical activity and provide much needed socialization. Seniors also can give back to the … Read moreMultigenerational Activities: Joy Today and Shared Memories Forever

Data Breaches: Protective Actions for Seniors and Family Caregivers

Data breaches likely have touched most US families in the last few years, even though we may not know if our data is in the hands of identity thieves. Hundreds of millions of personal records have been taken from the data files of the retailers, health insurance providers, utilities, financial companies, social networks and more with whom … Read moreData Breaches: Protective Actions for Seniors and Family Caregivers