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From Silence to Strength: How Aging Life Care Managers Amplify your Voice with Doctors

For many seniors, especially those with chronic diseases, their calendars often overflow with doctor appointments. Keeping the calendar straight, arranging transport, and trying to keep on track with medical conditions and treatment options can often be overwhelming. Once there, in the hustle and bustle of a busy doctor’s office, it’s easy to feel like just… Read More

When is it time? Navigating Senior Living Transitions

Home is where the heart is and the vast majority of older adults want to age in place in their own home. When care needs increase, many families will support their older loved ones by either providing direct caregiving help themselves or will hire caregivers to care for their loved one so they can stay… Read More

We have your Back! 5 Tips for Better Bone Health and Spine Alignment

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, including the gradual loss of bone density and changes in spinal structure making spine and bone health increasingly important for older adults. Moreover, in today’s technology- driven world when many of us spend a significant amount of time on computers working, communicating with family, scheduling appointments and… Read More

Tech savvy seniors: Growing older and wiser in the digital age

As we get older, our bodies tend to slow down. Our eyesight isn’t as sharp as it used to be, and our memories can fail us at times, but fear not, technology is here to save the day! Here are just a few ways that technology is revolutionizing the way we age. Health Wearables: Exercise… Read More

Spring Allergies? 7 Tips to Nip them in the Bud!

Allergy season can be a challenging time for everyone, but it can be particularly difficult for older adults. As people age, their immune systems may weaken, making them more susceptible to allergies and related health complications. However, with the right preparation and care, seniors can manage their allergy symptoms and stay healthy during the spring… Read More

Music to My Ears!

Hearing difficulty has long been regarded as a common and somewhat accepted outcome of aging. Yet, the detrimental effects of hearing loss on health and wellbeing should not be underestimated. Hearing loss is a major contributing factor to social isolation and is the largest modifiable risk factor in developing dementia, exceeding that of smoking, high… Read More

How to Avoid Heartbreak with Romance Scams 

It’s February and love is in the air, but one romantic trend that is always a heartbreaker are romance scams. According to the Federal Trade Commission, romance scams claimed $138 million from adults aged 60 and older in 2020 during the Covid pandemic; and they continue to be prevalent, especially among the elderly. Older people… Read More

Healthy Habits, Healthy Life!

There is something about a New Year that inspires change, renewal and reinvention. “Out with the old and in with the new” is the common refrain this time of year — but change is hard, especially when we are trying to break unhealthy habits. Willpower is an exhaustible resource and the bigger the change you… Read More

Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Seniors

Are you scratching your head wondering what to give your aging loved one this holiday season? We polled our care managers and enrichment specialists on what they would suggest as a stocking stuffer or holiday gift for an older adult. Here are some ideas to make your shopping easier and the seniors in your life… Read More

5 Tips for Keeping the Thanksgiving Holiday Stress free for Seniors

Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday for many of us, but for those who gather with frail, older relatives, it can also be a time of stress. Our older family members especially those with hearing, cognitive or physical impairments don’t always handle the holiday bustle as well as others. They can easily be overstimulated or disorientated… Read More