For Seniors

Alcoholism and Retirees

January 18, 2021
by TammyS | For Seniors

Alcoholism in retirement, often call late-onset alcoholism, is more common than one might think and is the most common form of substance abuse in the elderly.  Research has found that retirement can be a potential trigger for new or increased alcohol-use disorders among older, retired adults.

Let's Talk About Masks!

January 7, 2021
by TammyS | For Seniors

If you have been keeping up with COVID 19 research and whether or not masks are effective, you may be getting very confused.  And that is understandable, given that some research states wearing masks will provide protection against COVID 19 and other research states wearing them will not.  This Blog provides information from both thought processes.  

What is Home Care?

by Chris V | For Seniors

Home care encompasses a wide range of health and social services. These services are delivered at home to recovering, disabled, chronically, or terminally ill persons in need of medical, nursing, social, or therapeutic treatment and/or assistance with the essential activities of daily living.

The Best Dogs for Seniors

December 22, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

Choosing a good dog for a senior citizen begins by assessing the senior’s needs and wants.  Everyone is different and the pet that one person may want and find comforting may be totally different from the pet another person may find enriches their life.  

Holiday Blues Remedies for Seniors

November 30, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

Holidays can be a tough time for Seniors.  Perhaps the colder, darker months of the year are depressing for them.  Or maybe they have lost family members or other loved ones and the holidays just remind them of happier times that have passed.  Whatever the reason, and after making sure the primary care provider has been notified about the depression, below are a few ideas on how you may be able to help your loved one(s) enjoy the holidays a little more.

Seniors and Pets

November 30, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

Pets can help us stay young and feel needed and loved.  They help us to stay active, remain social, decrease our risk for heart disease, reduce stress, give us a sense of purpose and improve our mental health, provide a sense of security, and, in general, enhance our lives overall. 

Assisted Living Homes VS. Home Care: How To Decide

by Chris V | For Seniors

Can you receive proper care in your home or would it be best to move into an assisted living home that can meet your long-term care needs?

Web Sites Dedicated to the Interests of Senior Citizens

October 27, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

Below is a list of websites that we hope will prove useful to you.  Some are very well known, while others may not be.  We hope you enjoy checking them out.

Tips for Seniors Writing Their Life Stories

October 12, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

Whenever an elder dies, a library burns down.? Amadou Hampâté

Our memories are precious to us whether we are young, middle-age or elderly.  But not only are they dear to us, think of how much these memories could mean to our children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and others when we are no longer here.  We all live interesting lives that are full of events and to be able to pass those recollections on is a true gift.

Armchair Travel for Seniors

October 5, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

With coronavirus and quarantine affecting our social interacting and traveling the past seven months, it can get pretty boring staying at home.  Especially for those of us who like to travel.  This is why Armchair Travel is becoming more and more popular, especially for Seniors.