Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Summer is often considered a time for fun, laughter, adventure, and socializing. However, for the elderly, it can be a time of increased loneliness and isolation, particularly when they are unable to get out of their homes or they need someone to accompany them on...
Take Care of Yourself

Take Care of Yourself

Family caregivers often go unrecognized for the care they are providing to their loved one. Most are not doing it for recognition and are focused on caring for their family members out of love and necessity. Others do it out of a sense of obligation. Caregiving can be...
Benefits of Using an Aging Life Care Manager

Benefits of Using an Aging Life Care Manager

As part of celebrating the month of May as Aging Life Care Month, we would like help educate our visitors on what it is that Aging Life Care Professionals, also known as Geriatric Care Managers, do to help aging persons and their involved family members to plan for...
Stress and Older Adults

Stress and Older Adults

We all face stress in life. Some stress is ok, it’s a natural physical and mental reaction to the experiences we go through. For short-term situations, stress can be beneficial. It can help you cope with serious or dangerous situations by triggering your...
The Value of Caregiving

The Value of Caregiving

Joyce had been a caregiver for her mother for more than a year, and she contacted me when she realized she needed help finding in-home care while she was at work.”The pandemic has made things more difficult,” she told me. “My mom has had 2 home care...