senior housing options

Which Senior Housing Option is Best for Your Loved One?

It will probably never feel like the right time to discuss senior living options with your loved one. Although this hesitancy is only natural, you may find considering the reality of moving to a community that removes unwanted responsibilities and replaces them with beloved activities to displace such fear with excitement! Also, this conversation may…

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Helpful Medication Management Tips for Seniors

No matter how healthy and active older adults remain, most of us will require some pharmaceutical assistance to maintain the highest quality of life through our later years. However, effective regimens must consider ALL of your daily patterns and rituals from drinking coffee to eating to sleeping, meaning that any adjustment to your medication or…

depression in older adults

Recognizing Depression in Older Adults

All major life transitions present challenges. One of the most difficult can be identifying our evolving purpose and new relationships with others as we move from one phase of life to another. Depression in older adults is especially common due to the expedited pace of such change. The higher likelihood of dear friends and family…

mindful eating

The Importance of Mindful Eating

If you are like most Americans, you may have come to assume that healthy dining options either mean tasteless, boring food choices (think steamed broccoli and boiled chicken) or hopelessly complex dietary plans. Sometimes we are even given outright contradictory information in the media regarding food. It seems that one day we are encouraged to…

what to look for in a senior living community

What to Look for in a Senior Living Community

It can be overwhelming to begin your search for the right assisted living community. It is one of the largest personal and financial investments you are likely to make in your lifetime and is likely to be a brand new venture to most prospective residents. However, the search for a senior living community is very…

aging parents

Finding Care for Aging Parents

As a person gets older, their needs change. They need help more often. Eyesight starts to struggle, as does reaction time. That makes getting around more challenging. At the same time, mobility becomes more difficult for day-to-day tasks. For those who have aging parents, talk about expectations, needs, and changes. In some cases, it may…