Intestinal Health in Our Senior Loved Ones – To Use or Not to Use Probiotics

Does your senior suffer from irregularity? Does your senior have bloating, cramping or rumbling in their tummy? It’s hard to avoid television, magazine, and grocery store ads telling us the importance of gut health. In addition, use our reviews of best glucometers to manage your blood sugar levels Not only that, but also how their products … Read more

Email Safety for Seniors (and the Rest of Us) – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Many seniors took their time in adopting technology such as smartphones and getting online in general. Fortunately, most are now realizing the benefits and frequently communicating with family, friends and others via email. They can use a traditional computer or a mobile device like a tablet or smartphone. The challenge continues to be keeping them and their … Read more

Home Improvements and Upgrades for Senior-Friendly Aging in Place

Aging in place is no longer a movement but a lifestyle. Our senior loved ones want to live in the home of their choice as long as possible — hopefully the rest of their lives. For some seniors it may mean living in a home that isn’t suited to the needs of an aging adult, putting them at risk. Adjustments or … Read more

Tax Time Savings and Safety Tips for Seniors and Family Caregivers

Two things are unavoidable for us all. Just one of them happens more than once, though. Yes, it is tax time again! Family caregivers and their senior loved ones all deserve the opportunity to have their taxes prepared in an efficient, accurate, timely and stress-free manner. Caregivers can use all the financial help they can get when … Read more

Helping Seniors Stay Safe Behind the Wheel – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Age should not be the measuring stick we use to decide if someone should be on the road and behind the wheel. Driving helps our senior loved ones stay mobile and independent. We need to determine whether that driver is safe, medically able to drive safely and free from unsafe distractions while driving. There are accommodations … Read more

March for Meals — Help End Senior Hunger with Meals On Wheels

More than 9 million seniors in the U.S. struggle with hunger. That’s more than 9 million too many! The statistics on food insecurity and hunger among America’s seniors are alarming and heartbreaking. They should spur us on to action. In 2014 it was estimated 3 million households with seniors lived in food insecurity — which means they don’t have reliable access … Read more