Secure rugs to prevent slips, trips, and falls. It is important to use only rugs with non-slip backing. Edges should not curl. Tripping on a rug is one of the major health hazards for Seniors. A serious fall could be life-changing. Install handrails on both sides of stairwells. As people age balance becomes an issue.… Read More


When thinking about retirement two common concerns are generally “Am I saving enough for retirement?” and “How much money will I actually need for retirement?” Financial security is always a major consideration but emotional security is equally important.… Read More


According to a report from The American College of Emergency Physicians dated in early 2016 a majority of people in the United States do not have the proper type of power of attorney to cover health care or financial issues. In fact, “only about a quarter of Americans currently have an advance directive – like a living will.”… Read More


The stranger in the mirror is you. Elastic waistbands are your friend. You sleep through the weather and notice it’s not only the recliner creaking…it’s you. Stop it! Age is only a number and should have no bearing on your physical and mental well-being. Medicare Cards typically move first timers into a short period of… Read More


The kids left 30 years ago and the avocado refrigerator died shortly thereafter. Their existing 1800 square footage has shrunk to 800 square feet of actual living and Opal wants to move and downsize. Henry, like many Seniors, is opposed to change. Opal presents solid reasons. The basement stairs are steep, narrow and creaky. Carrying… Read More