For Seniors

Hurricanes, Your Home, and Evaluation Routes

September 11, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Although Hurricane Idalia is the first seasonal storm to impact Florida for 2023, you can rest assured it will not be the last.  We have covered hurricane preparedness previously in this blog, but this will cover a few different preparedness items.

Is Volunteering for You?

August 12, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Most of us have looked forward to that time when we could retire.  We worked hard all our lives and hopefully have saved for our senior years.  The first few months or even years of retirement are glorious.  We do not have to get up before we want to in the morning, we can do what we like during the day, stay up later at night to watch a movie, read a book, etc.

The First Thing to do When Someone Dies

July 6, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

The following is a wonderful lesson in how to accept death with grace, love, and confidence.  Seniors Helping Seniors has received written permission from Dr. Kerr to share this with you.

Pet Preparedness During Hurricane Season

June 17, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Not everyone has a pet or pets in their retirement years, but it is safe to say that many of us do and that we will go to any lengths to protect our fur babies from harm.  

How Do You Handle Frustration

May 30, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Have you ever felt frustrated, let down, or disappointed?  These are all emotions we may feel when our expectations have not been met.  And, unless we live in total nirvana, it is safe to say these emotions have impacted most of us at one time or another.


May 11, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Much research has been done to suggest that being happy and content in our lives can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, respiratory function, and other negative health issues.  Consequently, having an optimistic attitude may equate to a longer life.

Florida Tornado Season

April 17, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Florida tornado season generally occurs during the summer months (June to September) when colliding sea breezes and tropical cyclones hit the state, and in spring (February to May) when supercells merge with other nearby storms to form a squall.  In the United States, colliding sea breezes only occur in Florida since it is the only state surrounded by two large bodies of water (Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico).

Tips for Starting Your Day on a Positive Note

March 14, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Starting your day out right can set the tone for your entire day.  Your morning routine has a lot to do with that and research has shown that adhering to a morning routine is associated with better health.  Below are a few tips to help get your day started on a positive note.

Are You a Napper

February 21, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Regardless of our age, if we find we need to take a nap during the day, we do so because our body is telling us that we need to rejuvenate.  Not everyone can or wants to nap, but for those who do, they are responding to their body.

Latest CDC COVID Isolation Guidelines for 2023

February 2, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

COVID-19 began as a pandemic in 2019 and, even though we may think we know all there is to know about it, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) consistently updates its website when necessary.  This blog will discuss the most recent guidelines for those who have contracted the virus, as recommended by the CDC.