Beware of Certain Foods for Seniors — Potential Dangerous Drug Interactions!

Controlling chronic health conditions requires that many seniors, and often their family caregivers as well, take numerous medications. Add to these physician prescribed medications, they take the innumerable over-the-counter aids and supplements to prevent or cure this or that — and that number grows rapidly. While essential, these medications can bring dangers as well. Taking … Read more

Seniors’ Holiday Movie Memories ~ Our Top Picks for Family Reminiscing

The holidays are special times for all of us it is true! During the holidays it is an especially important time to reminisce with our senior loved ones, providing them with opportunities to step back in time and remember feelings of enjoyment and comfort. Many of our seniors have lost so much throughout their lifetimes … Read more

Seniors Engaged in Their Communities – More Benefits of Social Media Activity

Social networking sites let our senior loved ones stay connected and active in their communities. We often talk about it and now, thanks to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, there are numbers to back it up. Why are we so interested in what seniors do online, especially on social media/networking (we use … Read more

Dietitian’s Tips for Keeping Your Senior Loved One’s System Regular

Let’s not be squeamish…it’s time to deal with irregularity.  It’s not all about eating yogurt every day! Even though it happens in every person, seniors are most often affected by irregularity and many seem to focus their attention on their bowel movements more than they realize. While an occasional bout of constipation is probably natural, … Read more

Seniors Tracking Their Health – There’s an App for That

Medical tracking using the latest technology is growing stronger every day. We believe that your senior loved ones, while beginning to adopt technology, probably haven’t yet gotten familiar with some great technology apps that can help them track and improve their health and wellness. Many of our seniors are using smartphones in a variety of … Read more