9 Tips to Keep Seniors From Falling This Winter

Before winter hits in earnest across the country, with snow and ice starting to build up on our senior loved ones’ sidewalks, paths and driveways, we want to be sure we’ve taken every precaution to prevent them from slipping and falling. We know that many seniors – far too many – will be laid up for … Read more9 Tips to Keep Seniors From Falling This Winter

8 Ways to Brighten Lonely Holidays for Senior Loved Ones

The holidays give us a time to come together as families and share news and memories with distant loved ones we don’t get to see often enough. Sometimes, however, we can’t visit our senior loved ones as we would like and they have to spend holidays alone, or at least without family around. We have … Read more8 Ways to Brighten Lonely Holidays for Senior Loved Ones

First Aid Kit Essentials for the Homes of Senior Loved Ones

We all know how important having a band-aid is when our kids’ knees are bleeding. As family caregivers of seniors, we need to remain prepared for emergencies with our seniors as we did with our children. Do you have a first aid kit? If you do, what is in it? Is it someplace where it … Read moreFirst Aid Kit Essentials for the Homes of Senior Loved Ones

Seniors (& the Rest of Us) Need a Will

Most people, possibly including your senior loved ones, should have a will written to let everyone know what their intentions are for their belongings and assets. Do you know if your senior has created this document, what might be included, who will be responsible when the time comes, and where it is being kept? You … Read moreSeniors (& the Rest of Us) Need a Will

Seniors at Risk in Power Outages as They Age in Place

Does your senior rely on a home medical device powered by energy? A medical device is equipment used to cure, treat or prevent a disease.  It is often used in the home by a person who has been trained to use it such as a healthcare provider, caregiver or the person using the equipment themselves.  … Read moreSeniors at Risk in Power Outages as They Age in Place