Why Everyone Over 50 Should be Training for the Senior Games

by Phil Campbell, M.S., M.A., FACHE Senior Games participant and author of Ready, Set, GO!... Read More

How To Find Affordable Senior Housing

A few years ago Miranda M. became a widow. After a short time her grandson... Read More

Review of the Changing Protein Requirements for Seniors

Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Too busy figuring life they hardly... Read More

Exercise Walking For Seniors: Preventing Foot Problems

Exercise has a very important role in the general health and the quality of life... Read More

Arizona Assisted Living Homes -- The Alternative to High Priced Senior Care

The cost of skilled nursing care is slowly rising. Currently, the average cost of care... Read More

10 Tips to Keep a Family Caregiver from Losing Their Mind

Caring full time for a loved one can be a challenging task, and it takes... Read More

When Assistance with Long Term Care Becomes Necessary

According to the Administration on Aging, it is estimated by 2030, the older population will... Read More

Caregiving Across The Miles?Tips for Successful Long Distance Caregiving

Caring for a parent or a loved one is a difficult job. Your duties as... Read More

Scaling Down (Almost) Painlessly

Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a... Read More

If Using The Stairs Has Become A Daily Struggle, A Stair lift Could Change Your Life

Using stairs is an everyday nightmare for many people. As we grow older the stairs... Read More

Assisted Living: Tips on How to Choose a Facility

It is easy to be fooled by fancy drapery or expensive furniture that may decorate... Read More

Stair Lift Buying Guide

There is no doubt that having a stair lift in your home can dramatically improve... Read More

Stair Lifts - Straight and Curved Rails

There are two types of stairlift. Straight and curved. The first is designed for straight... Read More

5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care

Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify... Read More

Solitary Confinement -- for Life

Sixty-five year old Arthur Jones served a self-imposed life sentence - in his own home.Arthur... Read More

Prevent or Delay Alzheimers Disease

Argh! Where are my glasses? I put them down . . . to do what?... Read More

Short Trips Can Stimulate Alzheimers Patients

Severe degradation of short-term memory means that my father, an Alzheimer's elder, is seldom interested... Read More

Scaling Down (almost) Painlessly

Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a... Read More

Nursing Home Staffing Levels: How Much Is Enough?

During the week of February 17, 2002, headlines screamed the news - more than 92%... Read More

Respiratory Help Is Available For Seniors With COPD

As HMOs Continue to Drop Coverage for Seniors - Now Over 500,000 Victims - Those... Read More

When the Box is Empty

The King had a modest kingdom. He was Danish. This meant he was proud, tall,... Read More

Angels Are Reaching Out to the Elderly

I am reminded time after time of the profound effect Angels have on people. Recently,... Read More

New Hope for Alzheimers Treatment

There is now widespread agreement among research scientists and medical professionals that Alzheimer's Disease (AD)... Read More

Hinged Rail Stair Lifts

If a door at the top or the bottom of the stairs may be blocked... Read More

Whos Gonna Take Care of You When Youre Old?

I finally went to the doctor this morning for my bad cold. My appointment was... Read More

Baby Boomers: Will They Be Able to Afford Their Parents?

Do you worry about whether your aging parents have their "affairs in order?" You should.... Read More

Senior Living: 5 Ways to Help Reduce the Risk of Falling

Every year we hear stories of seniors falling, ending up in hospitals and never fully... Read More

What Colour was Your Great-grandmothers Hair?

I've just made another Photoshop video. This one is about colour tinting (or "colorizing") an... Read More

Skilled Nursing Homes - What Are They?

A skilled nursing home is a medical facility providing services similar to a hospital. The... Read More

Arizona Assisted Living: Resident Rights

According to the Arizona Administrative Code (R9-10-710), those who reside in assisted living facilities in... Read More

Arizona Senior Housing: Care Options for Seniors Who Can No Longer Live Alone

The following are a few of the care options available for seniors who can no... Read More

Advocate For Senior Citizens ? Protecting Against Abuse and Fraud

Ruth is 87 years old this year and has been living alone since 1997. She... Read More

What About Tennesse Dept. of Human Services Abuse of the Elderly and Their Families?

PART I: Physical Abuse of the Elderly vs. Tennessee DHS Abuse of FamiliesDuring the week... Read More

Marketing, Selling, and Serving the Older Adult, Senior Citizens, Family Caregivers

Are your clients pleased by the fine quality service that you provide? Validating your clients'... Read More

Stairlifts ? Take the Struggle Out of Climbing the Stairs

Buying a stairlift can have huge benefits for your quality of life, giving you back... Read More

Helping Caregivers Get Comfortable Asking For Help

Becoming a care giver might not have been a conscious decision on your part. It... Read More

Caring for Aging Relatives

It happens somewhat slowly in the beginning, maybe with a small cough that gets worse... Read More

Long Term-Care; 70 Million Americans Will Be Over 65 by 2003

We will all grow old; this is a given. We will all have health issues... Read More

Honey, Where Are The Car Keys?

Q: My mother is always losing, hiding and hoarding things, I am losing my mind!... Read More

Long Term In-home Care Options

Are you worried that you may lose all your life's earnings and nest egg due... Read More

Paying For Elder Care Just Got Easier

It's not a surprise that thousands of families across the nation are facing the challlenges... Read More

Local Businesses Serving Seniors Prove Commitment to Quality Care

Good news! You no longer have to risk chance when it comes to selecting a... Read More

The Right Wheelchair Accessories Will Ease Your Life and Your Journeys on Wheels

Wheelchairs come in every shape and size with sufficient options that you can find the... Read More

As the Baby Boomers Age

Many employees today are calling in sick - not to care for themselves or their... Read More

The Best Investment You Can Make Right Now: Long Term Care Insurance

Don't think you need it? Consider this: a full 50% of Americans over the age... Read More

The Golden Years

1) What does Adrian Mitchell say we do to people when their working lives are... Read More

Retiring Abroad and Leaving the Grey Skies of the UK

Retiring abroad needs careful planning. Not all countries have the same entitlement to benefits as... Read More

Using The Proper Wheelchair Will Make Your Everyday Life Easier

If you have an injury or a health problem that restricts your mobility, you can... Read More

Second Hand Stair Lifts

Buying second hand stair lifts is a viable and cost effective alternative to purchasing a... Read More

Feeling Lonely?

Q: I hate Alzheimer's disease, not only has it robbed me of my husband, but... Read More

Mom Wont Participate!

Q: Six months ago we placed my mother in an assisted living facility. She gets... Read More

The Dryer Ate Your Underwear!

Q: My mom is in the early stages of dementia and she is also incontinent... Read More

Just Give Them a Lot of Love and You?ll be Fine

It was right about this time, 19 years ago. My wife and I were sitting... Read More

What You Need to Know About Helping Senior Citizens

IntroductionThe baby boomers is the population which haven taken birth after second world war till... Read More

Who Wants to End Up in a Nursing Home? NO ONE!

As a long-term care consultant for seniors and their families I have visited many different... Read More

Assisted Living Facilities ? What Are They?

Assisted Living facilities are generally for person's 60 years of age and older. Typical candidates... Read More

Board and Care Homes ? What Are They?

Board and Care homes (also known as RCFE's - Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly)... Read More

What Most Long Term Care Professionals Don?t Know

Medicare recognizes this need and, therefore reimburses your residents to receive advanced behavioral health services?... Read More

Strategies on Paying for Nursing Home Care and Medicaid

The decision to place your loved one into a nursing home is an extremely difficult... Read More

The Truth About Christmas

Every year, as Christmas approaches, you hear Christmas carols everywhere. Sometimes to the point where... Read More

Compare Nursing Homes

Finding the best nursing home is easier than you might think. That is assuming there... Read More

Senior Care for Alzheimer?s

As a person ages, a certain amount of memory loss and confusion is quite normal.... Read More

Prepare to Make Long-term Care Choices

Several months ago, I was coming out of a gas station when a woman stopped... Read More

Introducing the Best Available Long Term Care Policy Guarantee

If you're 60 to 70 years old ... or have a family member who is... Read More

Alzheimers Care Giving While Maintaining Your Own Health

Just for a moment I want you to imagine that you are coming out of... Read More

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What Most Long Term Care Professionals Don?t Know

Medicare recognizes this need and, therefore reimburses your residents to receive advanced behavioral health services?... Read More

Prepare to Make Long-term Care Choices

Several months ago, I was coming out of a gas station when a woman stopped... Read More

Why Everyone Over 50 Should be Training for the Senior Games

by Phil Campbell, M.S., M.A., FACHE Senior Games participant and author of Ready, Set, GO!... Read More

Local Businesses Serving Seniors Prove Commitment to Quality Care

Good news! You no longer have to risk chance when it comes to selecting a... Read More

Using The Proper Wheelchair Will Make Your Everyday Life Easier

If you have an injury or a health problem that restricts your mobility, you can... Read More

The Truth About Christmas

Every year, as Christmas approaches, you hear Christmas carols everywhere. Sometimes to the point where... Read More

The Best Investment You Can Make Right Now: Long Term Care Insurance

Don't think you need it? Consider this: a full 50% of Americans over the age... Read More

Exercise Walking For Seniors: Preventing Foot Problems

Exercise has a very important role in the general health and the quality of life... Read More

If Using The Stairs Has Become A Daily Struggle, A Stair lift Could Change Your Life

Using stairs is an everyday nightmare for many people. As we grow older the stairs... Read More

Senior Living: 5 Ways to Help Reduce the Risk of Falling

Every year we hear stories of seniors falling, ending up in hospitals and never fully... Read More

Caring for Aging Relatives

It happens somewhat slowly in the beginning, maybe with a small cough that gets worse... Read More

Stair Lifts - Straight and Curved Rails

There are two types of stairlift. Straight and curved. The first is designed for straight... Read More

Arizona Assisted Living Homes -- The Alternative to High Priced Senior Care

The cost of skilled nursing care is slowly rising. Currently, the average cost of care... Read More

Prevent or Delay Alzheimers Disease

Argh! Where are my glasses? I put them down . . . to do what?... Read More

What You Need to Know About Helping Senior Citizens

IntroductionThe baby boomers is the population which haven taken birth after second world war till... Read More

Scaling Down (Almost) Painlessly

Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a... Read More

Short Trips Can Stimulate Alzheimers Patients

Severe degradation of short-term memory means that my father, an Alzheimer's elder, is seldom interested... Read More

Whos Gonna Take Care of You When Youre Old?

I finally went to the doctor this morning for my bad cold. My appointment was... Read More

Long Term In-home Care Options

Are you worried that you may lose all your life's earnings and nest egg due... Read More

Second Hand Stair Lifts

Buying second hand stair lifts is a viable and cost effective alternative to purchasing a... Read More

As the Baby Boomers Age

Many employees today are calling in sick - not to care for themselves or their... Read More

Retiring Abroad and Leaving the Grey Skies of the UK

Retiring abroad needs careful planning. Not all countries have the same entitlement to benefits as... Read More

Introducing the Best Available Long Term Care Policy Guarantee

If you're 60 to 70 years old ... or have a family member who is... Read More

Respiratory Help Is Available For Seniors With COPD

As HMOs Continue to Drop Coverage for Seniors - Now Over 500,000 Victims - Those... Read More

What About Tennesse Dept. of Human Services Abuse of the Elderly and Their Families?

PART I: Physical Abuse of the Elderly vs. Tennessee DHS Abuse of FamiliesDuring the week... Read More

Marketing, Selling, and Serving the Older Adult, Senior Citizens, Family Caregivers

Are your clients pleased by the fine quality service that you provide? Validating your clients'... Read More

When the Box is Empty

The King had a modest kingdom. He was Danish. This meant he was proud, tall,... Read More

Feeling Lonely?

Q: I hate Alzheimer's disease, not only has it robbed me of my husband, but... Read More

Stair Lift Buying Guide

There is no doubt that having a stair lift in your home can dramatically improve... Read More

Review of the Changing Protein Requirements for Seniors

Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Too busy figuring life they hardly... Read More

Helping Caregivers Get Comfortable Asking For Help

Becoming a care giver might not have been a conscious decision on your part. It... Read More

Nursing Home Staffing Levels: How Much Is Enough?

During the week of February 17, 2002, headlines screamed the news - more than 92%... Read More

Advocate For Senior Citizens ? Protecting Against Abuse and Fraud

Ruth is 87 years old this year and has been living alone since 1997. She... Read More

The Right Wheelchair Accessories Will Ease Your Life and Your Journeys on Wheels

Wheelchairs come in every shape and size with sufficient options that you can find the... Read More

Skilled Nursing Homes - What Are They?

A skilled nursing home is a medical facility providing services similar to a hospital. The... Read More

Long Term-Care; 70 Million Americans Will Be Over 65 by 2003

We will all grow old; this is a given. We will all have health issues... Read More

Arizona Assisted Living: Resident Rights

According to the Arizona Administrative Code (R9-10-710), those who reside in assisted living facilities in... Read More

The Dryer Ate Your Underwear!

Q: My mom is in the early stages of dementia and she is also incontinent... Read More

The Golden Years

1) What does Adrian Mitchell say we do to people when their working lives are... Read More

New Hope for Alzheimers Treatment

There is now widespread agreement among research scientists and medical professionals that Alzheimer's Disease (AD)... Read More

Paying For Elder Care Just Got Easier

It's not a surprise that thousands of families across the nation are facing the challlenges... Read More

Hinged Rail Stair Lifts

If a door at the top or the bottom of the stairs may be blocked... Read More

Senior Care for Alzheimer?s

As a person ages, a certain amount of memory loss and confusion is quite normal.... Read More

Baby Boomers: Will They Be Able to Afford Their Parents?

Do you worry about whether your aging parents have their "affairs in order?" You should.... Read More

Alzheimers Care Giving While Maintaining Your Own Health

Just for a moment I want you to imagine that you are coming out of... Read More

Solitary Confinement -- for Life

Sixty-five year old Arthur Jones served a self-imposed life sentence - in his own home.Arthur... Read More

5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care

Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify... Read More

Scaling Down (almost) Painlessly

Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a... Read More

10 Tips to Keep a Family Caregiver from Losing Their Mind

Caring full time for a loved one can be a challenging task, and it takes... Read More

Caregiving Across The Miles?Tips for Successful Long Distance Caregiving

Caring for a parent or a loved one is a difficult job. Your duties as... Read More