Summer is finally here and most days you will be enjoying time outside. Seniors need to take extra precautions from the sun and heat during the long summer days due to changes in the skin from aging. The consequences of overexposure may be annoying to everyone, but aging skin is affected more severely. Help minimize… Read More


Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia triggering progressive changes in one’s behavior, thinking, and memory. Symptoms may surface slowly and then decline rapidly in later stages. Currently, there is no cure, only treatment. Drastic and variable behavior changes make it difficult to determine the appropriate care needed. Sufferers of Alzheimer’s and their caretakers need to… Read More


A diagnosis of diabetes is serious and becomes increasingly prevalent in older adults. The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes increases with age and is a genuine concern amongst Seniors. Here are facts for Seniors regarding diabetes, its prevention, and how to manage it. What is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when the hormone insulin is no… Read More


The ability to remember a string of events, people, or facts may begin to fade with advancing age. Many Seniors experience increased forgetfulness or difficulty following directions but is this a concern for a more serious issue such as Dementia or a natural aging process? What is Dementia? Dementia is defined as a chronic or… Read More


COVID-19 has caused many life changes, there is no doubt. Large gatherings, community-based activities, and unlimited visitation to our Seniors and loved ones are closely monitored or discouraged. Safe practices, face masks, and social distancing are now essential. These recommendations, made with health protection in mind, could additionally cause mental and emotional challenges, especially for… Read More