Baby Boomers in an Aging Population: How our Healthcare System Will be Forever Changed

Baby Boomers in Aging Population

The median age of most of the country is increasing, but what does this mean? The population of the U.S. is beginning to age, and this brings about a lot of changes. To understand what exactly this wi...

Home Care vs Assisted Living: Balancing the Needs of Your Aging Family Member

home care vs assisted living

As the American population continues to age — more and more baby boomers are moving into their 70s and 80s — families are increasingly tackling the challenging question about how to most effectively m...

Last Minute Gifts To Buy For Seniors For The Holidays

Last Minute Gifts For Seniors

Coming up with last minute gifts for the seniors in your life can be a challenge, especially when they already have everything! Even with Hanukkah just behind us and Christmas just around the corner, ...

7 Ways to Help Caregivers During National Family Caregiver Month

National Family Caregiver Month

November is National Family Caregiver Month, a program that was created to help and support caregivers. With over 65 million caregivers across America, many families have an aging loved one or chronic...

Pet Ownership Is a Mutually Rewarding Relationship for Seniors and Pets

Pet ownership for Seniors

It’s fairly easy to form a list of ways to help seniors to live healthier, more active lives. They can take vitamins or medications to stabilize health conditions. It helps to take exercise, find enjo...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Has Cancer Touched Your Life?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at one time in their lives.”– National Breast Cancer Foundation Did you know that Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins on October 1st and ends on O...

“Pain Awareness Month” Do You Want to Live a Life Without Pain?

Pain Awareness Month

September is “Paim Awareness Month”. According to John Hopkins Medicine (2017), nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain.Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that typically...

Grandparents Day: To Grandmother’s House We Go! Hooray!

Grandparents Day 2017

Nothing awakens every one of our five senses like thoughts and conversations about our grandparents. Perhaps we remember helping Grandma make cookies or bouncing on Grandpa’s knee. A family’s most pre...

Surviving the Flood: Dozens of Residents Rescued from Texas Nursing Home

Nursing Home Flood by TRUDY LAMPSON

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Hurricane Harvey arrived causing massive damage to numerous homes in southeastern Texas. Many Houston-based homes, stores, businesses, and cars became partially submerged...

Protecting Elderly Parents’ Assets: A Comprehensive Guide

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As your parent needs long-term care, you need to consider protecting your elderly parents’ assets. While the majority of their finances will go to making sure they get the care that they need, not eve...