Four Home Safety Tips for Seniors

December 21, 2018By Amanda ArnoukNews, Resources, Senior Health

According to AARP, nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own home as they age. However, issues with limited mobility, vision, hearing, balance and even cognitive impairments can raise safety concerns in the home environment. To help keep yourself or your loved one safe consider these home safety tips for seniors. Home … Read More

The Recipe: Tips for Seniors Cooking for One or Two

December 19, 2018By Amanda ArnoukNews, Resources

It goes without saying, nutrition is important to everyone’s health. But for seniors, it’s especially crucial, and often more complicated. As we age, your body needs more of certain nutrients, metabolism slows and requires fewer calories, palate and digestion may change, medications may affect taste, chronic conditions can affect appetite and may require dietary restrictions. Perhaps … Read More

Seven Financial Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

July 31, 2018By Chris TurnerResources

“Let’s talk about your finances.” Hearing that can cause your parents’ wall to come up, like most people may.  It can be a difficult conversation to have at any age or with anyone, especially when that conversation is with your aging parents in preparation for long-term care. When it comes time to have this very … Read More

Staying Sharp: Why Online Courses Are Ideal for Seniors

July 24, 2018By Chris TurnerSenior Health

Article by Annie Coop The future of education is changing, thanks to online learning. Issues such as accessibility and distance have long put educational rights on the back burner, but online learning addresses all these. A common misconception, however, is that it remains too selective with its students, particularly with regard to the less technologically … Read More

Five Ways Socialization Benefits Older Adults

July 17, 2018By Chris TurnerSenior Health

When a senior joins an independent or assisted living community, they gain more than just a new living situation. Socializing can do a lot for us as we age. For most children and young adults, social interaction comes easy and feels natural. With age, making friends and building relationships with other people tends to get harder and … Read More