Winter often evokes memories of soft flannel pajamas, snowball fights, hot cocoa with marshmallows, and time spent around the fireplace with family and friends. The harsh reality of winter for many Seniors however is increased joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. Why Is Arthritis Worse in Winter?   Studies show many who suffer from… Read More


As Seniors advance in age, additional medications may be prescribed to alleviate the new ailments and illnesses associated with the aging process. Medication management is a challenging task for older adults and caregivers. The management of multiple prescriptions is complex as drugs, generics, dosages, and methods of receiving them vary.   Medication management is crucial… Read More


It is both daunting and nerve-racking to determine the best type of community for you or an elderly loved one when remaining at home is no longer safe.  Assisted Living and Long-Term Care (referred to as nursing homes in the past) have several differences to be considered when making a decision to transition. What is… Read More


Smartphone apps have now become common in the technological makeup of our worlds. There are apps for reminding us to drink water, help identify flora and fauna, organize finances, and even how to do our taxes. App abilities are endless; however, Seniors may feel challenged with an additional piece of technology. Bridge to Better Living… Read More


We all have a need to be connected during these times, especially Seniors. Smartphone use among Seniors increases each year. Fifty-nine percent of 65- to 69-year-olds and 31% of 75- to 79-year-olds now have and use Smartphones according to the Pew Research Center. Seniors are waking up to the realization there are many choices when it… Read More