Through our blogs, we are going to be sharing the stories of our clients in the Rochester, New York, community. There are many challenges to face with aging parents and grandparents but every challenge has a solution. We would love to help you find your solutions.

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Thomas Loves to Learn – Learns About Modern Artists Over 70

Discover Creative Possibilities as You Age with Seniors Choice Care

Are you tired of retirement feeling like an endless cycle of the same mundane activities? At Seniors Choice Care, we help our seniors remain creative and engaged even through retirement. We assist in connecting each person to community courses, art appreciation classes, and more.

From Thomas’s story, it’s evident that creative pursuits can become part of a fulfilling retirement. Let us help you discover a range of options and activities to explore your creative side.

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Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Loneliness and isolation, particularly in the summer, can take a toll on the elderly person’s morale and mental health. When we meet them for regular check-ins, either in-person visits or video check-ins, we provide a sense of companionship, provide emotional support, and ensure their well-being. We also update involved family members every step of the way.

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Laurie Miraglia, RN, CCM: Making a Difference for Over 20 Years

How are you able to help clients facing complex medical issues? “I utilize my skills and experience as a nurse to help families navigate the complex medical system. I know how to review records, navigate insurance, manage appointments (both scheduling and accompanying), and work as a liaison with medical and mental health practitioners, making sure everyone is informed and communication is thorough. Additionally, I make home visits, check on follow-up care after leaving hospital care, coordinate in-home care aides, and help with transportation needs.”

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Getting Care Relieves Stress

Mabel had always been a very independent woman, but as she got older her health began to decline. She was determined to stay in her own home and take care of herself, but it was becoming increasingly difficult for her to do so. So when her daughter suggested hiring a care manager, Mabel was hesitant but gave it a try.

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Healthy Food Options and Strategies

Eating right can help combat a range of age-related health risks like heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. It’s important for seniors to take control of their health and make informed decisions about the nutrition needed to stay healthy while aging.

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The Heart Attack

When an elderly loved one suffers a heart attack, it’s can be difficult to know what to do next. Recovering from a heart attack is different for everyone, and it can take weeks or months to return to normal. Learn how we worked with Frank and his family to bounce back after his incident.

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Take Care of Yourself

Caring for an aging loved one can be both physically and emotionally demanding. It can be difficult for family caregivers to maintain their own health and well-being, which can eventually lead to burnout.

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Nanna Meets An Aging Life Care Manager®

For most families, the holidays bring opportunities for togetherness, laughter, and memories. But for those with family members experiencing changes caused by Alzheimer’s or other dementias, holiday events and family occasions may seem intimidating and challenging. The good news is, there are adjustments that can be made to make the holidays enjoyable and low-stress for everyone involved.

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Having a Long-Term Plan in Place

We all experience changes as we age. These changes may impact your health, independence, finances, safety and more. Having a plan in place before something happens can ensure that your needs and wishes are known in the future.

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Make Fall Prevention Your Focus This Fall!

Aging can cause a multitude of changes. Some may be positive, like you’ve retired and have more free time to spend with friends and family or to explore hobbies. However, changes in health, vision, and mobility can all contribute to struggles with aging and can lead to an increased risk of falls for seniors.

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Learning to Decorate Cakes

Many older adults struggle with finding their identity in their later years, and finding pastimes that they are passionate about can be a great opportunity to fill their time, socialize, relieve stress, and build a stronger sense of purpose.

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