Hearing Aids Improve Quality of Life for Our Senior Loved Ones

Huh? What’s that you say? Getting older often means losing our senses – literally. Both our vision and hearing begin to fail us impacting the quality of life of many of our senior loved ones. Getting glasses to improve our vision, while not inexpensive, is pretty easy for many of us to buy. There are … Read moreHearing Aids Improve Quality of Life for Our Senior Loved Ones

Herbal Supplements for Seniors: Use Caution – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Hoping to feel better, look younger, and prevent disease are reasons many of us, including our senior loved ones, take over-the-counter supplements. Almost one in five adults use herbal supplements. Herbals can be dried, chopped, powdered, capsuled or liquid too and some are used as a lotion applied to the skin. Nutritional supplements are sold … Read moreHerbal Supplements for Seniors: Use Caution – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Medicare Open Enrollment – Why Seniors & Caregivers Should Care

Every year at this time – October 15 through December 7 — is the open enrollment period for Medicare. It is the time when millions of seniors have the opportunity to check out their healthcare coverage to ensure they are getting the most effective insurance for their particular situation. Many wonder why they need to … Read moreMedicare Open Enrollment – Why Seniors & Caregivers Should Care

MIND Eating for Brain Health – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Eating right can have an impact on our physical health and help us all to manage our weight. Can changing the way we and our senior loved ones eat really improve our brain health? Will it prevent cognitive loss? One eating plan has been shown to help our brains stay healthy – the MIND diet. … Read moreMIND Eating for Brain Health – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Innovations in Aging in Place Tech for Seniors & Their Family Caregivers

As the number of older Americans increases in what has been called the “silver tsunami” and the number of people who are caring for them decreases, the role of technology to help fill the void is anticipated to grow. By 2020, baby boomers will all be seniors, as part of the estimated 20% of the US … Read moreInnovations in Aging in Place Tech for Seniors & Their Family Caregivers