Aging and Aphasia

What is Aphasia? According to the National Aphasia Association, Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. This occurs from injury to the area of the brain that controls speech … Read More

Lack of Movement Linked to Depression

Depression and Lack of Movement Could lack of movement be linked to depression? More scientific studies are concluding that prolonged sitting can lead to psychological distress decreasing your feelings of well-being. Mood disorders including depression can both stem from or be … Read More

Topics and Questions to Ask Elderly Loved Ones

Take a peek into the history of a loved one by asking questions about what life was like for them in their generation. From rumble seats to rotary phones, daily life for older adults was different in so many ways … Read More

Senior Celebrity Spotlight: Angela Lansbury

Actress/singer Angela Lansbury turned 91 this past October and is proving that you can still do what you love at any age. Although Angela has had many acting successes throughout her life, she’s undoubtedly most recognized for her outstanding role … Read More

7 Normal Changes of Aging

What are the normal changes of aging? This is a common question among older adults who begin to experience gradual changes either physically, mentally or emotionally. Each person shows signs of aging differently, primarily due to a combination of family genetics … Read More

Family Caregivers: A Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

All caregivers face challenges from time to time, sometimes forgetting their personal rights. Family caregivers in particular have their own set of obstacles due to years of personal history and the nature of the relationship. Many family caregivers have trouble … Read More

5 New Year Resolution’s for Older Adults

2017 is on it’s way and you know what that means…resolution time! Even if you gave up on resolutions years ago, it’s never too late to become re-inspired! You have to admit, the idea of a fresh new year and … Read More

Finding Senior Care for Your Loved One

In Home Care In-home care is care provided to a senior adult by a caregiving professional to assist the senior with the activities of daily living (ADLs) right in the comfort of their own home. The term activities of daily … Read More

Why Seniors are Turning to Airbnb

  What is Airbnb Hosting? Airbnb is an online business which offers people a convenient way to connect those who would like to temporarily rent space in their home to others who are looking for a short term stay. The … Read More

The Best and Worst Gifts for the Elderly

Coming up with the perfect gift for elderly friends or family can be a challenge. Do you have a senior in your life that already has everything, says they want nothing or has limited living space as it is? Well … Read More