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The Best Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

The Best Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

On August 19th, 1988 President Ronald Reagan declared August 21st National Senior Citizens Day. Here is what he had to say: “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt...
Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors

Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors

Bathroom safety is a top issue for seniors Did you know that people use the toilet 7 times a day on average? That’s why bathroom safety for seniors is so important — they’re in there all the time! Balance issues, weakness, frailty, and cognitive issues like...
Doing something good for 2017

Doing something good for 2017

We invited Chris Rodgers to tell us more about their annual healthy New Year’s Resolution campaign so we could share the idea with our families and caregivers. Let’s join the British and make a healthy New Year’s resolution in jan-U-ary to do...
Solve Senior Sleep Problems: Leg Cramps

Solve Senior Sleep Problems: Leg Cramps

A common cause of senior nighttime waking Waking up because your senior needs help at night is exhausting and frustrating. We’ve discussed possible reasons for senior sleep issues before. Here, we’ll focus on one common cause of nighttime waking, leg cramps. What are...
When Should Seniors Stop Driving?

When Should Seniors Stop Driving?

Driving is a sensitive subject for seniors In a recent article, USA Today tackled the difficult subject of asking your parents to give up driving. Many caregivers say this is one of the hardest conversations to have. Why seniors won’t give up driving Many older adults...

Campaign to Combat Isolation & Loneliness

Social isolation and loneliness is a real threat to an elder’s health. We are delighted with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) annual Home for the Holidays Campaign, which seeks to combat isolation and loneliness in older Americans. Team...