Category Archives: Caretaker

Aging in Place vs. Retirement Communities: Exploring Options for Senior Living

As we age, the question of where to live becomes increasingly significant. Many seniors find themselves at a crossroads, considering whether to remain in their cherished homes or transition to retirement communities. This decision is often complicated by well-meaning family members who may not fully understand the breadth of living options available. In this blog […]

Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

  According to the World Health Organization falls are a major public health problem globally. An estimated 684 000 fatal falls occur each year, making it the second leading cause of unintentional injury death, after road traffic injuries.  In the United States the CDC Trends in Falls among adults >65 ,in 2018 falls accounted for , […]

How Do I Know What Care is Best for Mom or Dad as They Age? 

The National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC) reports that 90 percent of adults over the age of 65 prefer to stay in their current residence as they age. But 70% of those 65 and older will require some type of long term care. While having a plan in place is always beneficial, you never predict […]

Simple Relaxation Techniques for Seniors During COVID-19

For many seniors, the pandemic has been incredibly isolating, stressful, and anxiety-inducing — especially for those with underlying medical conditions such as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and coronary artery disease (to name a few). And while social distancing certainly protects older adults from the coronavirus, many seniors are instead experiencing pandemic fatigue and […]

Number 4 of the Top 10 Reasons You Need a Professional Patient Advocate, Care Manager, Aging Life Care Professional by Your Side…

Number 4 “No One is Coordinating Your Care” segments taken from You Bet Your Life, of the Top 10 Reasons You Need a Professional Patient Advocate by Your Side by Trisha Torrey. “Most of us have experienced the fact that our doctors just don’t communicate with each other. Your cardiologist isn’t talking to your orthopedist, […]

Life Has Changed Because of COVID, But So Did We

Many of us were completely blindsided by the World Health Organization’s declaration of a global pandemic back in March 2020. And while it has taken some time to acclimate to a world with COVID-19, we’ve risen to the occasion beautifully and have not been afraid to embrace change. Here are just a few of the […]