A Senior’s Checklist for Summer Safety

A Senior’s Checklist for Summer Safety

Summer is fun, but it also can be fraught with dangers for senior loved ones. Due to the way the body changes and reacts as we get older, seniors become more susceptible to things like heatstroke, dehydration, sunburns and other summertime-related issues. At the same...
How Seniors Can Stay Safe While Living Alone

How Seniors Can Stay Safe While Living Alone

Two is company, but it’s not always possible. If you’re a senior living alone, you probably already understand the joys (and headaches) of what it’s like to fly solo. According to the Pew Research Center, you’re in good company: 12 million American seniors are the...
6 Ways to Relieve Caregiver Stress and Burnout

6 Ways to Relieve Caregiver Stress and Burnout

If you’re a caregiver, we don’t need to tell you that your role is stressful. The majority of caregivers in the United States are unofficial caregivers, meaning they are family members or friends of the person they’re caring for. Unlike professional caregivers, who...
8 Tips for Eating Well As You Age

8 Tips for Eating Well As You Age

“Healthy eating becomes more important as we age because seniors have very specific nutrition needs that must be met in order to age well,” says Lauren Kessler, Executive Administrator of Bartley Healthcare. “Eating the right foods will keep you healthy, active and...
How Assisted Living Provides a Lifestyle That’s Independent

How Assisted Living Provides a Lifestyle That’s Independent

Many seniors balk at the idea of moving into “a home” because they’re worried about losing something very important to them: their independence. This fear is understandable – as we get older, we often require more help and assistance in order to perform the tasks of...