The holidays are near and a sense of giving permeate the air. Now, especially, we remember loved ones, family and friend gatherings, bright Christmas lights, gift-giving, and the generosity of mankind. 2020, however, is different from the carefree holidays of past. Consider the following suggestions to be safe and healthy this holiday season.   Understand… 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


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


Football season is definitely here. There is no denying boisterous shouts when a successful play is made or grimacing moans when the quarterback throws an incomplete pass. Former football players puff out their chests with bravado and both men and women rattle off players and statistics as if they have been part of the family… Read More


Dehydration occurs when the outflow of water is more than the intake. A decrease in water content as we age is normal. Profuse sweating, loss of efficient kidney function and more urine output accentuate the need to hydrate more often. As we age our sense of thirst also decreases and there is a good chance we may become dehydrated with no sense of being thirsty.… Read More