Exercise Is a Matter of Life and Health.

May 5th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Reverse muscle wasting, prevent falls, decrease depression, especially during isolation.

 

Some of us don’t even want to hear the E-word (exercise). Not that anybody should want to be a body-builder at retirement age, but there are better reasons to work a little bit of workout…


Warning Signs of Isolation in Seniors: What Do I Do Now?

April 20th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Most of the conversation during the coronavirus outbreak centers on physical health, understandably. Your first concern should be taking every precaution to prevent infection of family and senior loved ones. If your senior is in an assisted living community, you’ll have the peace of…


Is It OK For Mom To Move To Assisted Living? Yes!

April 20th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

A fact-based evaluation of options during the pandemic

It's a stark dilemma, with complications compounded by COVID-19 restrictions: Aging loved ones need continuous assistance to remain at home, due to mobility, dementia or other ongoing major health concerns, but caregivers cannot securely provide personal assistance…


How Life Enrichment keeps residents engaged and families connected during Covid-19.

April 8th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

NASA, the space agency of the United States, routinely conducts experiments in which virtual astronauts spend weeks and even months together in confined spaces or small "colonies" to simulate long space voyages, such as those to the moon and Mars. What the astronauts find…


How to help seniors in your community stay at home.

March 27th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Help seniors in your community and you help your community.

Be careful for your well-being and for the well-being of the seniors you want to help. First, remember that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak places the highest importance on following the instructions of local and national…


Essentials For Seniors Who Stay Home For COVID-19

March 24th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

The current shutdowns of some businesses and services due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic cause special difficulties for seniors who ordinarily need assistance with mobility and daily living. Stocking them up with some essentials will at least help see them through. You probably already…


Keeping Calm During a Crisis

March 17th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Let's do what we do best – help each other.

 

When we hear rumors about COVID-19, a.k.a. the coronavirus, our reaction can be exaggerated. For your neighbors and loved ones with cognitive decline or dementia, our current restrictions or what we've come to call…


Essentials For At-Home Seniors During the Corona Virus Outbreak

March 17th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

You may have heard the wild stories of grocery and retail stores swept clean of their toilet paper and bottled water stock, but in the calmer confines of your daily life during the COIVD-19 quarantine, you will find that the list of essentials is…


Go Digital To Help Seniors Manage Life-Change During The Outbreak.

March 16th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Let's agree that watching the stock market is not the best activity for anyone's mental health at the moment. At the same time, let's remind ourselves that this is a temporary situation. There are plenty of healthy pastimes and routines that can both protect…


How to help seniors and loved ones cope with stress over COVID-19 Coronavirus.

March 16th, 2020 | COVID-19 Helpful Information

Now that the World Health Organization has classified the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a pandemic (worldwide exposure), rumors and panicky misinterpretation of the facts tend to intensify. When these reach the ears of older adults, the reaction can be exaggerated. Especially for seniors…