Tag Archives: senior care

Personal Environment-Make it Safe and Comfortable

The word environment usually produces images of the great outdoors, but let’s take it a step further and consider our personal environment, especially as baby boomers age in place or mom and dad move in with their children. The space … Continue reading

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Simplify Your Life

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. …Confucius This is so true. As we move through life we tend to gather unnecessary stuff, whether it is material possessions, unrealistic expectations or emotional baggage and it all … Continue reading

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Changes Could Improve Medicare and Seniors’ Health

If you’ve been frightened by all the gloom and doom talk in Washington about the future of Medicare, the good news is that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) actually strengthens the health care program for seniors and offers preventive services … Continue reading

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“I Want to Go Home”

“I want to go home!” This common expression can be painful — and mystifying — to hear from someone who’s already home, whether in a longtime residence or a new care facility. But don’t take it literally. “I want to … Continue reading

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Caring for the Elderly – Free Online Training

 Get your questions answered about care for the elderly with our exclusive “Family Learning Center.”  Since 80% of caregiving duties are provided by family members, the added responsibility may seem overwhelming.  The goal of our Free online training program is … Continue reading

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Routines

When I was much younger I did not understand why my grandparents followed a routine throughout their day. I knew I would never do that. Then I saw my parents fall into their routines, and I was even more determined … Continue reading

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Stories From the Road…..”People Stories”

People Stories Most of my riders are kind enough to indulge my curiosity about their life story. I am often entertained during the ride with stories of life time successes, such as an opera singer who took up her profession … Continue reading

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