Senior Care Blog

For expert tips and advice about senior care.

alty-vote-cta-700w

  • Mittens Before the Frost

    I was asked today about the “mitten test.”  It was one of our colleagues who had remembered something I had said about how to use mittens to facilitate a better test of how well home is still working with...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • Tennis Everyone?

    What do tennis, racket ball and soccer have in common?  What do jogging, swimming and biking have in common?  You may see that you need at least one partner for each of the first three, and the other three...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • How to Begin Your Conversation

    I had the good fortune to speak to a local Rotary chapter this morning.  The question they had put to me was simply how does one plan with an older loved one for that moment that no one wants...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • The Hidden Story on Prostate Cancer

    I would like to share a bit of insight into what our more mature male friends should be aware of regarding prostate cancer, and it is not about the cancer itself.  If you ask most men of an age...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • Lowering Blood Pressure Has a Bonus

    I like to report on medical research that shows that if a patient does what is directed by their doctor, they can avoid a problem or see a benefit in their lives.  I like it even more when I...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • When an Employee’s Headache Becomes the Boss’ Migraine!

    In the U.S. there are 94 million employees who are a phone call away from their caregiver crisis. That’s the combined population total of Texas, California and New York! The Met Life Market Institute estimates the combined caregiving cost...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • GOOD NEWS FOR CHRONIC CARE

    Associate Care Manager Gregory is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), and Medicare Counselor, whose work focuses on helping aging adults and folks with limited independence by providing resources and support to help them discover and lead...

    Read more
    0
    0
  • Bone Up on Osteoporosis

    For how many years have women been told they need to take some sort of calcium supplement even before they advance in years to avoid osteoporosis?  Okay, it’s a big number, but that’s not the point if you have...

    Read more
    0
    0