• Why Women Should Plan for Long-Term Care

    Why Women Should Plan for Long-Term Care

    With 10,000 people turning 65 each day, the subjects of aging and long-term care are of vital importance to millions of people and their loved ones. That’s why long-term care planning is an important task for so many. It not only gives peace of mind, but it can help save money in the long run […]

  • The Importance of Pets to Seniors

    The Importance of Pets to Seniors

    We live in a culture that loves its pets. Whether you prefer the furry, four-legged variety or the kind with gills and fins, it doesn’t take long for a pet owner to tell you exactly what their beloved animal friend means to them.  Just as you can find measurable benefits to things such as laughing […]

  • Exploring the Cost of Assisted Living

    Exploring the Cost of Assisted Living

    When you or your loved ones are faced with deciding between senior care options, chances are cost is at the top of your list regarding things you need to consider. With the average cost of assisted living going up every year, it’s also an important conversation to have with your loved ones.  The cost of […]

  • Conducting a Senior Home Safety Assessment

    Conducting a Senior Home Safety Assessment

    For an aging senior, continuing to live independently at home in the comfort and familiarity of their usual surroundings may be a top priority. But as their loved one, making sure that the familiar home is safe for them to do so should be your top priority.  According to Age Safe America, 90% of older […]

  • 6 Tips to Make the Transition to Assisted Living Easier on Your Loved One

    6 Tips to Make the Transition to Assisted Living Easier on Your Loved One

    The transition from living an independent life into living in an assisted living community is probably the biggest transition seniors will make in their older years. Everyone in the process will inevitably experience worry and anxiety, but it will especially be difficult on your loved one who is moving.  Luckily, there are a lot of […]

  • Five Tips to Finance Assisted Living

    Five Tips to Finance Assisted Living

    It’s hard to put a price on all of the benefits that come with assisted living. Unfortunately, that price tag is all too real. Sooner or later, families may find themselves in the position of trying to figure out how to finance the cost of senior living.  When researching the price of assisted living, keep […]

  • Older Adults in the Technology Age

    Older Adults in the Technology Age

    According to the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of people in the U.S. age 65 and older use the internet, a dramatic increase from only 14 percent of older adults in 2000. The older the person, the less likely they are to embrace technology, the internet, social media, and smartphones, but when seniors actually adopt […]

  • The Benefits of Community Living for Seniors

    The Benefits of Community Living for Seniors

    According to a study in 2019 about seniors living alone and senior loneliness, the United States has nearly 13 million older adults living alone. Due to their living situation, 60% of those aged 75 or older report feelings of loneliness and social isolation. There are several reasons for the amount of seniors living on their […]

  • Coping with the Emotions of Downsizing

    Coping with the Emotions of Downsizing

    Getting older involves a lot of transitioning from what you used to know as “normal” to an entirely new normal in a lot of different situations. One of these situations is when you find yourself having to downsize to a smaller home. Perhaps your home is just too big with your kids grown and moved […]

  • Your Essential Guide to Bathroom Safety

    Your Essential Guide to Bathroom Safety

    Bathrooms can be a dangerous hazard for anyone who is aging. Floors are tiled, surfaces are wet, the space is tight, and everything is made of hard materials. It’s no wonder then that 80% of the millions of falls that occur after the age of 65 occur in the bathroom.  January is National Bath Safety […]

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