Caregiving

A listing of my personal experiences as a caregiver…and the tips I can offer those that are going through the same thing taking care of aging patents.

Phishing Scams and Seniors

I love my father, but I can certainly tell you that Dad and technology do not mix. And at 76-years old, he is especially vulnerable to attacks known as a phishing scam. In the article, I am going to explain what exactly a phishing scam is and how seniors can protect themselves…and also, how caregivers […]

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SCSEP Program

Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the recent Aging-In-Exurbia event I attended was the focus on empowering the economic, social and intellectual capital of today’s seniors. And I must admit, considering my experiences with my mother in a nursing home environment and the stream of questions I get relating to requests to find free services there […]

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What To Look For In A Weekly Pill Organizer with Case

If you take medication and are on the go, then you might be asking yourself what to look for in a weekly pill organizer with case.  There are so many on the market now with varying prices and quality.  So, which one should you choose and which would best fit your needs.  Because I have […]

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How to Stay Active Despite Increasing Age & Decreasing Energy

Just because you’re getting older, you shouldn’t allow your lifestyle to become sedentary. Staying active in your senior years is beneficial to your physical, mental and emotional well-being. There are a variety of ways that you can increase your physical activity as you age and here are just a few of them: Take a Walk […]

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Male UTI Symptoms

As a caregiver, I know a little about male UTI symptoms (urinary tract infection). My father has been plagued by them off and on for years. So with that knowledge of what he went through, asking him about it and also remembering first hand the pain he was going through, I wanted to write about […]

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Seniors In Spring: 4 Accidents To Avoid With The Warm Weather

When the warm weather of spring arrives along with the beautiful colors outside, most seniors want to get out of the house to enjoy it like everyone else. However, there are a few accidents that are waiting to happen with seniors that you can help them avoid. It might be difficult at first to keep […]

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Why Don’t People Wait To Claim Social Security?

I recently came across this article in the “Motley Fool” that caught my eye. The article, “Why Don’t More People Wait to Claim Social Security at 66?“ seemed to have a simple answer, but it did provide some excellent insights and information into the percentages that claim early, so I was glad I read it. The […]

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Expect When Moving into an Assisted Living Home

The transition from independent to assisted living can be a difficult one. At first glance, it may seem like an individual is losing all of their autonomy and freedom. However, as long as a quality assisted living home is chosen, a greater sense of freedom and comfort can be found during this change. Here are […]

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The Best Cell Phones For Seniors

I recently got an email from a subscriber asking me what The Best Cell Phones For Seniors are.  And the reality of the situation is that not only is that question relative to the senior in question, but in reality the answer is always changing. Because new makes and models appear all the time.  So […]

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Pocket Talker For Mom

Due to the fact that my family has been noticing that Mom has started to have some difficulties hearing, and based upon the advice and recommendations of Dr. Stefanie Wolf, we decided as a family to get Mom a pocket talker for Christmas. You can order the same exact pocket talker by clicking here.  Video Overview […]

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