November 30, 2020
How to Help Your Loved One Beat the “Holiday Blues” During A Global PandemicThe Christmas season can be a joyous time for families as they begin to plan gatherings, continue holiday traditions, and prepare to feast on their favorite seasonal dishes. For elders, the “Holiday Blues” can cloud the Christmas spirit during a “normal” year, much less during a global pandemic. Feelings of isolation and thoughts of lost loved ones or times of the past can be a dark cloud
Is It Time to Downsize?It can be difficult to decide when it’s time to downsize and begin the next chapter of your life. Downsizing can seem like a daunting task, and it may be something you have been putting off. After you’ve lived in your home for years, the thought of reducing your belongings and the amount of space you have can seem very overwhelming and nearly impossible to complete
February is National Senior Independence MonthFor most of us, maintaining our independence is a lifetime goal - no matter our age. The freedom to make our own decisions and choose a lifestyle that matters is a value that most seniors share. National Senior Independence Month is celebrated every February and is the perfect time to reflect on your individual goals for your health and wellbeing.
Make Moving Easier for Mom or DadYour parent(s) have decided to move out of their beloved home into a smaller house or apartment. Moving is stressful for anyone, but even more so for seniors. The process is full of potential pitfalls. The keys to the least stressful moves are preparation, practicality and patience. The following are tips that will help make the move easier for everyone involved.