Giving Holiday Magic to Seniors in Need, Now & Throughout the Year

The holiday season often leads to thoughts of what we can do to assist others in need, especially when we have what we need for our own senior loved ones. The data from the last census tells us that one in six seniors lives below the federal poverty level. At 16%, the proportion of seniors living … Read moreGiving Holiday Magic to Seniors in Need, Now & Throughout the Year

Giving Thanks to Family Caregivers and Those Who Support Their Efforts

Successful family caregivers provide for the needs of their loved ones while finding a way to navigate their own busy day and complete it with a sense of fulfillment. They don’t do it alone, but lean on the support of a broad network to make their successful day happen smoothly. But just what does that mean and how can you do … Read moreGiving Thanks to Family Caregivers and Those Who Support Their Efforts

Cyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Protecting our senior’s digital footprint has been a growing concern for many family caregivers. Lately a new menace has emerged which can be life-threatening for seniors (and caregivers) – cyber attacks of medical identity and the very medical devices that, in some instances, keep our seniors alive. We recently discussed cyber security with a former … Read moreCyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

When Assisted Living is Right for Your Senior – Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility

Independent living in their own home is the preference stated by most seniors. Is your senior loved one ready for more care than they can receive in their home? Despite our attempts to keep them at home as long as possible, at some point family caregivers may need to help find a new housing arrangement … Read moreWhen Assisted Living is Right for Your Senior – Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility

Healthy Eating for Those with Diabetes — a Diabetes Month Discussion

Diabetes affects millions of Americans. In fact, 1 in 4 older adults has diabetes. To commemorate National Diabetes Month, it is important to remember the impact of healthy eating on the management of diabetes for our senior loved ones. Some of us may think that older adults can eat whatever they desire because they have … Read moreHealthy Eating for Those with Diabetes — a Diabetes Month Discussion

Honoring Veterans With Access to Benefits They Have Earned

We are reminded on Veterans Day to honor those who served us by serving in the United States Armed Forces. We honor those men and women who served with parades, events, monuments, and by simply saying “thank you” when we see them – – and meaning it. There are many other, more personal ways, we … Read moreHonoring Veterans With Access to Benefits They Have Earned

Medicaid Recipients Fall Short in Getting Needed Nutrition

Medicaid is the largest provider of health insurance for low-income people — children, adults and seniors, as well as those with disabilities. It is a vital service for 1 in 5 Americans or 66 million people. Of these, 4.6 million are low-income seniors (also enrolled in Medicare, known as dually covered). New research shows that … Read moreMedicaid Recipients Fall Short in Getting Needed Nutrition