Making the decision to move from a larger home to a smaller one can be difficult. Your home is a source of comfort and security. For many, it’s where you watched your children grow up and create memories. Here are some tips to indicate that it might be time to downsize your home.
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Whether you are managing your own medications and appointments or taking care of a loved one, daily reminders are one of the most useful aspects of personal care.
Many elderly individuals eat inadequate portions at meals, making snacks a significant part of the diet. Here are some quick snack ideas to help fill the nutritional gaps.
Take them to an events she / he may enjoy Always think about your loved one’s interests first. Did she tell you about her first date to see a play? Find an arts event put on by the local theater. Does he have fond memories of playing sports? Take him to see your local or […]
Take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days. It feels great to get outside! Social engagement has been shown to improve your mental health and even prolong your life. Here are some fun ideas about how to make the best out of the summer months!
There will come a day when most seniors will need to downsize, either to simplify their lifestyle, to address a medical need, or to be closer to grandchildren. Here are some living options to consider for this next step in a senior’s life.
After a long, frigid winter, the flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the outside landscape is turning green again. It’s a wonderful time to get outdoors, enjoy the fresh air and try some of these activities. Walking Outdoors Taking a stroll outside can be beneficial for every aspect of an older adult’s life. […]
If you are thinking about downsizing to a smaller home, now is a great time to get a head start on the decluttering process to prepare your house for market. Here are some helpful tips… Set up a station with four boxes – donate, share, shred and trash. If you’ve been thinking about downsizing […]
The cold winter months have arrived which can be a difficult time for seniors. This is especially true after the holiday season when they’ve spent some time with friends and family. Here are 5 ways to brighten the winter blues for the senior in your life.
1. Explore exercise programs for seniors Exercising, when done at the correct intensity, can have wonderful physical and emotional effects on everyone, including seniors. Finding senior focused exercise groups can ensure safety during physical activity and which can increase social engagement on a daily/weekly basis. 2. Take a technology class created for seniors […]