Online Dating 101 for Seniors

If you are over 50 and think online dating is a young person’s game, think again! According to researchers Dr. Wendy K. Watson and Dr. Charlie Stelle, people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating. There … Read More

Dementia: Stages, Scales and Progression Models

Dementia experts break down various stages of dementia into anywhere from 3 to 7 phases. Each category is separated according to the level of severity and typical characteristics portrayed. The number of stages vary depending how the 3 main categories … Read More

What is Respite Care?

If you are a caregiver, then you know that caregiving can be both rewarding and challenging. One of the biggest challenges is the time and energy it takes to provide care for an elderly loved one. Sometimes a break is … Read More

Visual Impairment: How Books on Tape Helped my Grandmother

For senior citizens, becoming visually impaired does not mean they have to give up books for good. Books on tape are a fantastic way of continuing to enjoy their favorite pastime without the struggle of holding up the book or … Read More

Celebration of Life: Ten Ways to Personalize a Memorial Service in Facility

When planning a memorial service in a facility, it’s helpful to think of the unique qualities the resident possessed. Adding personal touches to the service will be memorable for family, friends and fellow residents as well as help provide a … Read More

Senior Matters: Healthy Food Delivery Options

If you’re a caregiver to an elderly loved one, then you know that keeping up with nutritious meals can be a challenge. Between grocery shopping, prep-work and cooking, it can be hard to fit everything into an already busy day. … Read More

What is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Answer: A power of attorney (POA) is a document that allows a competent adult to appoint a person(s) or organization to manage their affairs should they become unable to do so. The “principle” designates a trusted individual to make financial and or … Read More

Caregiving-The Best Movies and TV Shows for Dementia Patients

Are you a caregiver looking for positive movies and TV shows for your loved one with dementia? It can be harder than one may first assume. We are exposed to a massive amount of negative stories and images which can … Read More

7 Care Package Items for Elderly Loved Ones

Giving a care package is a great way to make elderly loved ones feel special. Even the simplest of gifts can lift spirits and give him or her bragging rights for the day! Working in assisted living community, I had … Read More

Volunteer: Laughter Yoga for Seniors

Are you looking for a simple, fun and meaningful way to volunteer within your community? What better way to spend your time than giving the gift of laughter to senior citizens? Laughter yoga is a feel good activity chalk full … Read More