Supporting a Senior with Dementia this Holiday Season

Santa isn’t the only one making a list and checking it twice!  Chances are at this given moment, you have multiple to-do lists floating around your home or saved in your phone.  There is a list of gifts to purchase, a list of hors d’oeuvres, entrees, and desserts for your holiday menu, a list of […]

Immune Boosting Tips for Older Adults

‘Tis the Season… for cold, flu, and all of the other wonderful germs floating around town, trying to invade your home!  For some, these illnesses are a mere discomfort and inconvenience, thwarting your weekend plans and forcing you to use vacation days at work.  You can expect to hunker down for the next few days, […]

Festive Fall Activities to Enjoy with Grandchildren

Hayrides, bobbing for apples, giant piles of leaves, and s’mores around a bonfire may just be a few of things that come to mind when you think of fall.  Memories of yesteryear come flooding in and transport you right back to your childhood.  As the first cool front sweeps across the south, sending the neighborhood […]

A “Grand” Celebration

Nowadays. there seems to be a holiday for everything under the sun!  Some of these, like Taco or Margarita Day, are easy to get behind and support (even if you find yourself questioning their origin or validity).  Others, such as Fruitcake Toss Day and Squirrel Appreciation Day, are terribly far-fetched and flat-out comical. Aside from […]

Understanding & Protecting Against Internet Scams

The internet has created a world of opportunities for people of all ages, seniors included.  It provides many beneficial resources relating to information and knowledge, connectivity and communication, shopping and banking, and entertainment, just to name a few.  These conveniences have transformed just about every aspect of how we live, learn, work, and connect with […]

Aging Gracefully in an Ageist Society

Ageism is defined as a prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.  This is a prevailing problem that is seen across the nation, where the elderly are often depicted as weak, unattractive, senile, and financially distressed, while the obsession with youth continues to grow exponentially.  As a culture that once revered the […]