How To Reduce Falls for Seniors

Has your older loved one had multiple hospital visits due to falls? Does your loved one have bumps and bruises but won't tell you why? The CDC says millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall each year. More than one out of four older people fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor. [...]

By |2021-03-15T22:30:11-04:00March 15th, 2021|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

Simple Spring Cleaning Tips for Older Adults & Caregivers

Spring cleaning is a great way to freshen up the house! If you are a caregiver, include your elderly loved one in your spring cleaning. Keep idle hands busy while you tackle essential tasks. The very elderly cannot lift heavy objects or hunch over to scrub, but you can have them sort through old clothes [...]

By |2021-03-08T22:34:54-05:00March 8th, 2021|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

Cloth Face Coverings: Questions & Answers From The CDC

Why do I need to wear a cloth face covering? In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that people wear a cloth face covering to cover their nose and mouth in the community setting. This is [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:06:53-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Caregivers, CDC Re-Blog, COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

How To Stay Strong While Caregiving During Covid19

Staying strong as a caregiver can feel impossible. Whether you are a full time or part time caregiver, the process is both physically and emotionally draining. Practicing social distancing is making it harder for caregivers to bring in outside support from family or friends. We gathered tips from different caregivers and put together the top ten [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:06:58-05:00April 16th, 2020|Caregivers, COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

How to Celebrate Easter While Social Distancing

Social distancing is making it tough to celebrate special moments with loved ones. We are encouraging families to stay socially distant but emotionally close! In this spirit, we have put together ideas for celebrating Easter while we remain in our separate homes.  Live stream your Easter egg hunt Work on creating Easter baskets while video [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:04-05:00April 8th, 2020|COVID-19, Health, Holidays|0 Comments

Get Your Home Ready | CDC Covid19 Outbreak Planning Guide

This is a repost from CDC.gov This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. COVID-19 is caused by a [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:10-05:00March 30th, 2020|CDC Re-Blog, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Health|0 Comments

CDC Update | People at Risk for Serious Illness from Coronavirus

This is a reblog from the CDC.  On March 11, 2020 WHO publiclyexternal icon characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic. Watch the video below by WHO for more answers about the coronavirus.   https://youtu.be/OZcRD9fV7jo If you are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, you should: Stock up on supplies. Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:24-05:00March 11th, 2020|CDC Re-Blog, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Health|0 Comments

What To Know About 2020 Flu Season

While the news covers the coronavirus COVID-19, influenza is still circulating in most parts of the U.S. It has caused an estimated 310,000 hospitalizations and 18,000 deaths so far this season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Seniors are a vulnerable population that easily catches the [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:30-05:00February 28th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

20 Minutes of Exercise Can Improve Memory

Did you know that just 20 minutes of exercise can boost memory? It is easy to get into a sedentary cycle of sitting and watching television or browsing the internet. Movement stimulates the brain and results kick in sooner than you'd think! AARP shared an incredible study about how a little bit of exercise can [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:43-05:00February 24th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

How Seniors Can Thrive in 2020

You don't need resolutions to plan a successful year. Thriving can be as simple as creating a well-balanced lifestyle the incorporates activities to stimulate physical and mental health.  The ten activities below help seniors schedule out activities to stay active and social. If you are a type-a, we encourage you to whip out the calendar [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:53-05:00January 30th, 2020|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments
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