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3 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Mobile

Exercise has many benefits for seniors. The most important is that it helps to keep them healthy so they can … Read More

Can “Lost” Memories From Alzheimer’s Be Rediscovered?

Last week, we wrote about a study out of MIT led by Li-Huei Tsai in which they found that putting mice with multiple signs of Alzheimer’s disease into a room with flashing LED lights reduced the percentage of beta amyloid plaques in the mice brains by 50%. This week, we’re following up to introduce you to a similar study, also out of MIT, that attempted to restore memories in mice with early Alzheimer’s using a form of light therapy called optogenetics. Read More

National Philanthropy Day

Today is National Philanthropy Day, the day we honor those who give their time and money to benefit their communities and the lives of the people in them. When we think of philanthropists we often think of those who give millions to build libraries or hospital wings. But most philanthropy is local, and it supports the good and healthy daily life that we all enjoy. Read More

Not All Home Care Is Alike

Learn how Home Care Assistance is not like any other home care service.

Signs Your Loved One Shouldn’t Be Behind the Wheel

As our loved ones age, we are aware of the safety risks that can occur if someone is not able to drive safely. These tips will help you identify whether or not your aging loved one may be an unsafe drive. Read More

Travel Tips for Seniors

Taking a senior loved one out for a short day trip may present some challenges, but the tips in this post will help ensure the time together is well-spent. Read More

Aging and Dying with Dignity

With a large senior population that is continuing to grow, the importance of end-of-life care is presented, and the idea that seniors can live and die in the setting of their choosing, which is typically at home. Read More

Important Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Care Agency

Knowing the best questions to ask when interviewing a home health care agency will provide peace of mind when hiring a caregiver that’s best for your and your for your loved one. Read More

Private Hire or A Home Care Agency: Which is Best for Your Loved One?

Once it’s been determined that a loved one needs assistance at home, there will be questions about the process of hiring a caregiver. Caregivers typically fall in one of two categories: private hire or home care agency. Read More

Five Signs Your Loved One May Need Support in the Home

We’ve provided a checklist to help people learn whether outside home care assistance may be needed for a loved one or family member. Read More