Month: September 2020

What is the SilverSneakers program?

Activity and fitness doesn't have to go by the wayside as we age — nor should it. Staying active and fit is extremely important to a senior's health. . . . READ THE REST

What Is Respite Care?

If you are a caregiver for a loved one, you might have heard of the word "respite" or the phrase "respite care" — but you might not be sure what those terms mean. . . . READ THE REST

Helping a Sibling Care for an Elderly Parent

If you have a sister or brother who bears responsibility for the care of one or both of your parents, such a situation can cause unease between you as siblings. The person who is the main caregiver can feel isolated or resentful. You, on the other hand, might feel guilt over not doing more. You also might be hesitant to offer help, in case it's not welcomed or would appear pushy or controling. . . . READ THE REST

At-Home Activities for Seniors to Enjoy During COVID-19 and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many seniors to spend much longer periods of time at home, and this can lead to feelings of boredom and isolation. It can be helpful, therefore, for seniors to be introduced to new activities that can help pass the time in an enjoyable way. . . . READ THE REST