An ongoing connection with others to establish meaningful relationships with a community and others is important. Engaging in social activities seems to be a natural occurrence in younger years but older adults living alone face unique social challenges, some leading to health issues. it is important to identify the sources and address them to avoid… Read More


Continual risks exist for all but especially for elders. It is difficult to imagine a world where one becomes dependent on others for transportation to social events, shopping, church, errands and vacation destinations. The reality of aging, however, does predict there will be a time when the keys may need to be given to someone… Read More


If you are fortunate enough to have grandparents still living, you are truly blessed. Many grandparents are in the midst of either downsizing or starting to think of smaller spaces. This makes gift giving a challenge. It is now more important to attach meaning and thought than to attach ribbons and gift tags. Here are… Read More


Celebrating with the Seniors in your life is made especially meaningful with a little imagination and creativity. Make this time fun and memorable while keeping festivities at a manageable pace. Ring in the Holidays with Song and Laughter “‘Tis the season to be jolly “… and many Seniors have warm memories of singing carols while… Read More


Keeping the lines of communication open during this time will become progressively more challenging. How you communicate with your loved one makes all the difference. Education is Key The more you understand how dementia affects your loved one the better communication will be. Various stages of memory loss require innovative approaches to have meaningful conversations… Read More