Good Neighborhoods for Aging – What Makes Them That Way (or Not)

Livable communities are the result of a recent concept as cities and towns discuss improvements needed to become more attractive for residents of all ages. For our senior loved ones, being a part of a livable community might mean the difference between being able to age in place at home on their own or needing the services of a … Read moreGood Neighborhoods for Aging – What Makes Them That Way (or Not)

Caring for Centenarians Requires Self Care by Family Caregivers, Too

Living to be 100 years old was not something our grandparents dreamed was a reality. What we are seeing now is that more and more seniors are living to be 100 and even longer. What was once a very small club, usually occupied by people living in a ‘blue zone,’ has become a more common … Read moreCaring for Centenarians Requires Self Care by Family Caregivers, Too

Pet Care – A Family Caregiver Role Often More Important Than Realized

As our senior loved ones age, so do their beloved pets. Their dogs, cats, fish and birds are part of their family, often loved like their own children and filling a big role in successful aging. Companionship provided by pets as our seniors age can keep them physically and mentally healthy. One study found that … Read morePet Care – A Family Caregiver Role Often More Important Than Realized