Our aging bodies need necessary nutrients. A nutrient-rich diet helps to avoid health problems such as diabetes, blood pressure and high cholesterol. Here are tips and reasons to start changing daily routines and diets. Metabolism As we grow older, our metabolism starts to naturally slow down. Exercise is important to help maintain a metabolic rate,… Read More


It is the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S. and every 66 seconds another person is diagnosed. Knowing the warning signs helps recognize the onset of Dementia. Most people associate Alzheimer’s disease with memory loss, but it is more than just forgetfulness. It is common for people to become forgetful as they… 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


You must consider your own safety as lifting someone who is unable to cooperate may result in injuring yourself. There is a right and a wrong way to assist someone who has fallen. If there is any doubt about the severity of possible injuries call emergency services immediately for assistance. Comfort the Injured Person If… Read More