Creating a Dementia-Friendly Environment at Home

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Environment at Home

For people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, everyday life can be both challenging and frustrating. As the symptoms progress, they will struggle with remembering, processing, thinking, and reasoning. Some simple changes to the home environment can help them stay...
Making Life Easier for Seniors with Large Print Materials

Making Life Easier for Seniors with Large Print Materials

Vision Loss in Seniors Vision loss happens slowly, so it may go unnoticed for an extended period of time. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends seniors get an eye exam with dilation at least every two years. Caregivers can watch for changes as well. Any...
Your Guide to Long Term Care Planning

Your Guide to Long Term Care Planning

October is long term care planning month, making it the perfect time to start thinking about your strategy for care in your golden years. There are four categories to consider when making long term care plans: housing, health, legal, and financial. With each of them,...
National Senior Citizen’s Day

National Senior Citizen’s Day

By the time someone reaches their senior years, they’ve given a lot to their family and community. In the spirit of celebrating them and their contributions, National Senior Citizen’s Day was created. This year, we celebrate it on August 21, and we’re sharing some of...
Alzheimer’s Resources

Alzheimer’s Resources

June is Alzheimer’s awareness month. To help caretakers and family of people with Alzheimer’s disease, we’re providing information and resources. 10 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s If you notice any of these in yourself or a loved one, make an appointment to get checked by a...
7 Tips for Transitioning to Retirement

7 Tips for Transitioning to Retirement

Making the switch from working full time to retirement can be scary. No matter how much planning you’ve done, having vast amounts of free time can cause a lot of uncertainty, even if it also sounds like heaven on earth. Make transitioning to retirement easier with...