The Best Board Games for Seniors and Grandchildren

These days, when people talk about “gaming,” they’re usually referring to electronic games that are played on expensive consoles, computers and mobile devices. And it’s likely that when you hear people talking about their favorite games, those individuals skew toward the younger end of the demographic spectrum. But gaming is much more all encompassing than … Continue reading The Best Board Games for Seniors and Grandchildren

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Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer's

Getting into good habits can help with planning activities for seniors, but this assumes that there is a certain level of collaboration involved. When a senior suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, though, it can mean the loss of collaboration, placing the sole burden of planning activities upon you and other caregivers. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

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A Great Life Story — How to Encourage a Senior Loved One to Open Up

A Great Life Story — How to Encourage a Senior Loved One to Open Up

Seniors, by their very definition, have lived long lives, which means that they often have some amazing stories to tell. Sometimes, though, older individuals have trouble opening up and expressing themselves, regardless of how compelling their stories may be. Although there’s nothing wrong with someone who values an economy of words, some of the greatest … Continue reading A Great Life Story — How to Encourage a Senior Loved One to Open Up

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7 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing once again, and record-breaking temperatures are popping up all over the country. Seniors need to be extra cautious when it comes to taking on the summer heat. If you are caring for a special senior and you’re concerned about their ability to handle the next heat wave, there are some … Continue reading 7 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Summer Heat

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Seniors and Finances — Helping Loved Ones Make Ends Meet

Handling the financial aspects of life is always a challenge, no matter how rich or poor you may be. But for seniors, managing money can be especially demanding. Economic conditions, though they have certainly improved in recent years, are not exactly rosy, and it’s become more difficult than ever to predict what the financial landscape … Continue reading Seniors and Finances — Helping Loved Ones Make Ends Meet

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