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Aging

Flu Shots for the Elderly

  An estimated 36,000 people die from the flu or complications of the flu each year, most of these deaths occurring in senior citizens. Because seniors’ immune systems begin to weaken at the age of 65, they are at a much higher risk for contracting the sickness. The CDC estimates that 200,000 people a year […]

Nutrition Tips for baby boomers

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. Are you one of those people that will reach for a pint of ice cream when you’re depressed?  Are comfort foods like […]

Comfort Keepers® Twitter Party #AgingInPlace

How To Tell When Your Aging Parents Need Help..and What To Do    Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. Are you visiting your parents or older relatives this […]

Aging in Place is the Best Way to Prevent Assisted Living Tragedies

Accessibility modifications and in-home care provide greater peace of mind for Aging in Place It probably shocked many people when they read the story about the 87 year-old woman who died at an assisted living facility because a staff member refused to administer CPR despite a 911 operator insisting she do so or find someone […]

Aetrex Navistar GPS Shoes for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients

This is a great product for any caregiver! Several years ago, during the early stages of my dad’s Alzheimer’s, I remember my frustration when my mom would allow him to go out for walks unsupervised.  When I explained my concern that dad would one day forget how to get home, she breezily answered that “he […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Helps Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

As more seniors opt to age in place, the challenge becomes how to keep them connected to family and friends and avoid social isolation, which leads to depression and physical decline. The first tech item a senior should have is a reliable and easy-to-use smart phone.  Traditional land lines can go down during a storm […]

Yoga helps Caregivers Stress

5 Reasons to practice yoga As the caregiver for my father, husband and son, finding ways to stay physically and emotionally healthy are critical.  Yoga has been my saving grace.   Not only does yoga help me stay strong, it clears my mind and helps me release the stress of the day.  Before you say “I […]

My mom’s review of the VTech CareLine Phone System

When I was approached by VTech CareLine to act as their brand ambassador I was thrilled.  While my role as The Safety Mom started out with safety and wellness for children and teens, it has evolved into family safety with a strong emphasis on seniors and individuals with disabilities.  There’s a reason for that – I’m […]

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