Welcome to our blog page! Here we seek to review issues that relate to the growing subject of aging and longevity. We warmly welcome your feedback on any of the blogs listed here. Please feel free to email or call us. Plus, if you have an idea you would like to see covered and discussed, just click here to submit your idea. We would love to hear from you!
What is Long Term Care?
What is Long-Term Care?When people consider the subject of long-term care, they often think about nursing homes. In fact, long-term care has little to do with nursing homes. Understanding the difference can help you protect your family...Read More
Caregiving Can Take a Toll on Mental Health - So Plan!
Caregiving is tough, even without the pandemic exacerbating the ongoing task. This podcast episode presents the very real impact on mental health that caregiving can have on the family member providing care. Most of us will be asked,...Read More
A Window into the Daily Struggles of Long-Term Caregiving
The following video is a snippet of a PBS production on a 74-year-old woman who was diagnosed with dementia at 65. Her youngest daughter, 48, provides her care daily. An Aging Preparedness Plan can help.Read More
Advance Directive for Healthcare
Over the past few months, the experience of enduring the impact of COVID-19 on the health and lives of many people has highlighted the importance of planning for the unexpected. The good news is that we can learn from this current...Read More
Tracking Changes in Ability
In this blog, we want to highlight the importance of periodically tracking your own or your loved one’s ability to carry-out the everyday activities, that we all consider normal. These activities fall in two categories, Basic...Read More
Key Medical Data
Key personal medical information is important to have updated and ready to grab whether by you, or by someone looking out for your best interests, such as a family member or trusted friend or neighbor.Read More
Important Caregiving Information Areas
The current pandemic has magnified the needs and difficulties of caring for loved ones whether it is a spouse, or parent. Being a caregiver is hard, and often times leaves a person feeling frustrated and inadequate. Our experience has...Read More
On Becoming a Savvy Caregiver or Informed Care Recipient
In our last blog we talked about "Activities of Daily Living". These are self-care tasks we take for granted, until we are unable to perform them, and must rely on someone else to help us get through the day. If you become that...Read More
What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?
What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)? Activities of Daily Living or ADLs is a term used by healthcare professionals to refer to the basic self-care tasks an individual does on a day-to-day basis. These activities are fundamental...Read More