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Diabetes and Seniors: Learn the Facts

Diabetes and Seniors: Learn the Facts

November is American Diabetes Month, which is an observance aimed at raising awareness of diabetes, a condition that’s of particular interest to seniors, because, as you age,...

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Share some smiles this summer!

Posted on June 11, 2015 0

Share some smiles this summer!

“I’d like to teach the world to sing.” If you’re singing along, then like me, you likely remember one of Coca-Cola’s most successful advertising campaigns. From their symbolic polar...

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Visiting the Doctor - Advice from the Trenches

Posted on April 16, 2015 0

Visiting the Doctor - Advice from the Trenches

A visit to the doctor isn't just about hearing the doctor tell you what's wrong (or what's improving!). Consider it an opportunity. Your visit is your opportunity to...

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Words to live by

Posted on February 2, 2015 0

Words to live by

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What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

Posted on January 26, 2015 0

What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

As your parent ages, you may want to consider the services of a geriatric care manager. A GCM is a professional with expertise in health and human services and can assist families...

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How to know if your parent is ready for assisted living.

Posted on January 19, 2015 0

How to know if your parent is ready for assisted living.

Watching the changes an aging parent goes through can be difficult for a child, no matter what the age. It may be hard to take an unbiased look at whether it’s...

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How safe is your aging parent's home?

Posted on January 12, 2015 0

How safe is your aging parent's home?

If your aging parent isn’t quite ready for assisted living and  wants to remain in his or her own home as long as possible, it’s important to make sure that the house is safe. As...

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Talking about care options with an aging parent

Posted on January 5, 2015 0

Talking about care options with an aging parent

Talking about care options for an aging parent is not an easy matter. Neither the child nor parent wants to contemplate issues that surround the loss of independence,...

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What is assisted living?

What is assisted living?

As defined by the Assisted Living Federation of America, assisted living is a long-term care option that combines housing, support services and health care as needed. The main goal of...

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