Senior Safety in the Kitchen – Four Great Tips

Senior Safety in the Kitchen – Four Great Tips

When the loved ones who used to cook and care for you get older, roles tend to reverse in many ways. Maybe you used to look forward to dinners with Mom or Dad, but their ability to make meals has declined, even though they have lost none of the enthusiasm that made them such loving … Continue reading Senior Safety in the Kitchen – Four Great Tips

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A Special History Lesson: Encouraging Seniors to Share Their Stories

A Special History Lesson: Encouraging Seniors to Share Their Stories

People tend to grow more reflective as they advance in age, and they often spend considerable time reminiscing about the past and their life experiences. Sadly, it’s all too easy to ignore the stories told by the elderly population in our society. But by encouraging seniors to tell those stories, everyone benefits. If you’re caring … Continue reading A Special History Lesson: Encouraging Seniors to Share Their Stories

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Seeing the Signs – How to Tell if Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

Seeing the Signs – How to Tell if Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

People grow up becoming accustomed to their parents being strong, dependable and independent. Unfortunately, the aging process can diminish certain qualities in our loved ones, but we don’t always know how to tell when it’s time to step in and offer extra help or care. Moreover, the people who raised us aren’t usually too keen … Continue reading Seeing the Signs – How to Tell if Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

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Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

One of the most important things we can do for the senior members of our communities is help them handle change. Dealing with big changes like the loss of friends and loved ones is important, but there are a number of other changes that, while they might be easy for us handle, present larger challenges … Continue reading Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

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Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

As people grow older, they often grow wiser, but they typically end up experiencing some diminished physical abilities as a tradeoff. For many older people, the diminishment of certain senses is something that they’re unprepared for, and they simply resign themselves to living with a certain amount of difficulty. However, there are numerous things family … Continue reading Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

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