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

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

Driving Miss. Norma: A Year Long Adventure at 90

This is a story of love, a story of adventure and most of all a story of gaining a second lease on life. Michigan native Norma Jean Bauerschmidt had no idea that at age 90 her life would be completely transformed. In … Read More

Fun Fall Activities At Any Age

  There’s nothing quite like the feeling of stepping outside on that fist crisp morning of Autumn. As the cool fresh air gives you an extra pep in your step, you are surely ready for some fun fall activities! From … Read More

Dealing With Siblings Not Helping Elderly Parent

Why does every responsibility fall on me?  Are you feeling like you are the only sibling truly providing the care your parent needs? It is not unusual for the oldest child or the one living closest in proximity to be … Read More

25 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

Recognizing the Warning Signs As parents age, it’s natural for children to wonder if mom and dad are in need of help. If you have concerns about your parents living on their own, ask yourself where that worry is stemming … Read More

Tech Spotlight: Robotic Companion Pets for the Elderly

Meet Jim McGuckin, a resident at an elderly care home in In Oakland California. The photo on the left shows Jim having a laugh with his new robotic companion cat named “Alan”.  As Jim strokes the cat it purrs just … Read More

7 Red Flags to Look for When Choosing a LTC Facility

If the time has come for you to help your loved one transition into a Long Term Care (LTC) facility, look out for these 7 red flags found in communities that may not be up to par. 1. Nurse Aide Attitude- … Read More

4 Must Know Secrets to Embrace Your Best Self

What does it mean to embrace your best self? Do you picture happiness, good health, youth? Is your vision of your “best self” attainable? Originally, I planned to write an article about the secrets of staying younger longer, however, halfway … Read More