Essential Senior Hydration in the Heat — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Our aging loved ones have specific nutrition needs that are changing as they age. The need for nutrients such as protein, water, vitamins and minerals, and fluid remains constant as their calorie requirements decline due to declining physical activity. Unfortunately, as they get older, seniors tend to decrease their overall intake, putting them at risk for … Read moreEssential Senior Hydration in the Heat — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Spotting and Preventing Elder Abuse — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Raising awareness about the prevalence of elder abuse is important to help stop it in its tracks. Every year in June, efforts to educate us all about this issue so we can spot it to stop it occur including educational campaigns in the media and events in your local community. Family caregivers are often unaware … Read moreSpotting and Preventing Elder Abuse — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Cars Best Suited to Senior Drivers — Family Caregiver Quick TIp

Independence – that’s what driving meant to many of today’s seniors back when they were 15 and anticipating getting their license. After spending a life in which driving meant commuting to work, carpooling the kids, and so much more, it means independence once again, especially for seniors who are aging in place. To many older … Read moreCars Best Suited to Senior Drivers — Family Caregiver Quick TIp

No Need to Wait for the Future – Technology Works for Seniors Now

Family caregivers and their senior loved ones who remain at home receiving any form of care increasingly realize their safety will rely greatly on technology in the future. There are already many tech innovations that are helping and more in the pipeline to improve the quality of life and safety as they age in place. For example, … Read moreNo Need to Wait for the Future – Technology Works for Seniors Now

Bridging the Gap Between Hunger & Health for Senior Loved Ones

10 million older adults in America face the threat of hunger and end each day hungry. Seniors we know and love could be affected — sometimes without family caregivers knowing it. Food insecurity affects seniors in all parts of the nation. Food insecure adults eat fewer calories and are deficient in key nutrients such as protein, … Read moreBridging the Gap Between Hunger & Health for Senior Loved Ones