Posts from March, 2012

  • Aging in Place Alone? Tips for Preventing Injuries and Isolation Aging in Place Alone? Tips for Preventing Injuries and Isolation Nursing home versus home: most people wouldn’t flinch. Home is where we want to be, and aging in place is the ideal scenario. Though everyone has moments of loneliness — whether they live alone or in a house full of people — seniors who are aging in place alone may ... Learn More
  • Men: The Changing Face of Caregiving Men: The Changing Face of Caregiving In 1996, men accounted for just 19% of those caring for older or disabled family members. Today that number is up to nearly 40% according to the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Alliance on Caregiving . With the increasing number of men taking on full and part-time ... Learn More
  • Stay Healthy…Stay Hydrated Stay Healthy…Stay Hydrated Did you know that as we age, we lose our sense of thirst? It’s no wonder that dehydration is one of the ten most frequent diagnoses for hospitalization among Medicare patients.* Drinking enough water is essential for the body to function properly. It is generally recommended ... Learn More