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Staying safe in summer

Summer time is here, the days are longer and we are outside enjoying the great outdoors. Spending time at the beach, gardening, and afternoon walks are all treasured summer past times. However, older adults are more susceptible to high temperatures for a variety of reasons. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, older […]

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The Sandwich Generation

July is the “Sandwich Generation recognition” month- What does this mean? The Pew Research Center describes the sandwich generation as middle aged adults which are “sandwiched” between their aging parents and their children. Romeo Vitelli, PhD. describes this phenomenon in Psychology Today by which the older generation is living longer, leaving their adult children to care […]

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month!

According to the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s is defined as a brain disorder that is both progressive and irreversible. Alzheimer’s disease slowly destroys both memory and thinking skills, and soon those with Alzheimer’s are unable to carry out the simplest tasks. Below is a video from  the NIH which  explains Alzheimer’s disease and the changes it […]

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It’s Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is today, and while some dads out there can be hard to buy for, planning activities for an elderly father, grandfather, uncle, or other male relative can be challenging. has a great list of activities for older men this Father’s Day which include: Stroll through an indoor shopping center. It’s a pleasant, […]

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Fall risks: What you need to know

Whether it’s locking the door, wearing our seat belts, or washing our hands, we all know that there are lots of little things we do every day to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. But as we age, there may be a hazard growing in your own home that many don’t notice until it’s […]


You’ve likely heard the news….the population is aging.  Some even call it the silver tsumani and we are hearing many things about Baby Boomers, The Best Generation, more health issues and fewer providers. As a matter of fact, by 2020, for the first time in history, the number of older people will outnumber the number […]