Long Term Care Planning Guide

  Long Term Care Planning Guide – It’s important for all seniors to plan for needing long-term care, but even more so for those with with disabilities. This guide is a great overview for how (and why) to make a plan. Long Term Care Planning Guide  ...

5 Winter Hazards and How Seniors Can Avoid Them

5 Winter Hazards and How Seniors Can Avoid Them Everyone is affected by the bitter cold weather that the winter season brings each year. But, for seniors in particular, this time presents many winter challenges and hazards. Fortunately, with knowledge and planning,...

Accommodating Elderly Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

Accommodating Elderly Loved Ones on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and is often enjoyed in the company of family members. If you plan on hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, it is important to take into consideration the special...

Music & Memory

I attended a presentation given by Robin Lombardo of Music & Memory and was blown away by their program. If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia I highly recommend you look in to this. Posted by Alastar Family & Senior In-home...

Spread the Word: Help Fight Senior Malnutrition

How to Prevent Senior Malnutrition Not only do seniors have different nutritional needs than younger adults, they also take more medication, have higher rates of chronic medical conditions-such as diabetes and heart disease-and are more likely to live alone; all of...

Weight Loss in the Elderly

Think Twice About Giving Elders Nutrition Drinks or Shakes The elderly often loose interest in eating or are unable to eat as they always did. Should they be given a nutrition supplement drink to replace the meals they should be eating? Specialists in treating the...