The Future of Senior Living

The Future of Senior Living: What’s New, What’s Emerging

Michelle Seitzer Senior Living Options Leave a Comment

Senior living has changed – and for the better Yes, there are still nursing homes whose long hallways are marked by light wood handrails, white walls and pale green industrial tiles. Yes, there are still assisted living communities whose wide passageways are lined with patterned carpet, ornate wallpaper and gold light sconces. These common characteristics in and of themselves are …

Social Workers Help Keep Patients Healthy

Social Workers Help Keep Patients Healthy

Chuckie Snider Health Care Leave a Comment

  Frequent visits to the emergency room are more common among the elderly for several factors. Some may be fatal while others may be minor incidences that may not require intimidate medical care. You often hear of hospitals needing additional medical care professionals.  Social workers are among the most sought out health care professional needed to assist in caring for …

Adult Day Cares

Adult Day Cares

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  Adult day cares or senior centers are a great option for any senior citizen especially those that need extra care or attention. Adult day cares offer senior citizens a healthy and sociable environment while also providing them with their medical needs. Below is a guideline on adult day cares and what they offer. What Is An Adult Day Care? …

Physcial Therapy

Physical Therapy Vs. Occupational Therapy

Melissa Veres Therapy Leave a Comment

  Accidents occur even in our best health, and unfortunately, seniors hold one of the highest rates of accidents that result in personal injury. This can be a traumatic time for everyone, and injury assessment and rehabilitative therapy are crucial to the healing process. Therapy can be presented in many forms, but today we’re going to take a look at …

How Can Technology Help My Aging Mother

How Can Technology Help My Aging Mother?

Melissa Veres Technology Leave a Comment

  Gone are the days of blinking VCR clocks. Technology is on an upward throttle to improve our lives and it’s now easier than ever. Seniors of all ages can—and should—enjoy the life-simplifying and life-changing benefits of the modern age. Caretakers and children alike will find their lives equally simplified from some of these amazing products. SAFETY FIRST Surveys consistently …

8 Things Every Senior Needs to Know About Medicare

8 Things Every Senior Needs to Know About Medicare

Jeanette Gomez Medicare Leave a Comment

  Medicare is a Federal government operated health insurance plan for people with disabilities and those who are age 65 and above. Some of the critical components of Medicare include Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Drug Coverage (Part D). During the annual Medicare Enrollment period, beneficiaries of Medicare are given an opportunity to change their …

Tips for staying active during the winter for seniors

Tips For Staying Active During the Winter for Seniors

Jeanette Gomez Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

  The winter season can become especially trying for seniors and their children. Due to cold weather conditions, seniors are forced to stay indoors and start to feel isolated. Driving conditions are too dangerous and they have a higher risk of falling. This is a serious issue as well as isolating seniors can be harmful to their mental health. A …