It does, however, weaken the immune system. A day spent outdoors requires appropriate precautions to be taken in order to stay healthy, especially during this flu season. Flu shots are recommended every year but safe health habits and hygiene are equally important. Cover your mouth when coughing, wash hands frequently and avoid crowds. The flu… Read More


There may be a general idea of what is needed or wanted but education and a solid understanding of the reality of Retirement Living is essential. A search is best done in collaboration with a Senior Transition Consultant. Experts in the field of Senior Living, they will find the most appropriate Retirement Community for yourself… Read More


A new approach, animal therapy, has recently become popular in Memory Assisted Care Communities. Dementia patients are prospering from animal therapy. Pets offer companionship and unconditional love; they have a key part in the quality of lives. Fostering a Home-Like Experience In the early 1990s Dr. William Thomas, a medical director at a New York… Read More


Statistics from Caregiver Actions show approximately 66% of family caregivers are women with more than 37% having children or grandchildren under 18 years old living with them. 1.4 million children ages 8 to 18 provide care for an adult relative; 72% are caring for a parent or grandparent and 64% live in the same household… Read More


A discussion with a parent about an option to move where they are safe and well cared for is one of the foremost problematic dialogs. The First Hurdle Opinions will differ…siblings, a parent, trusted family members, and friends either heighten the negatives of moving or support the positive aspects of a transition. Hopes of a… Read More