“Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is call—and I’ll be there”. The lyrics from the Carole King song “You’ve Got A Friend” remind us of how lucky we are to have friends. As caregivers, it is our friends who often keep us going, help us stay sane and stop us from being isolated from society.
Category: Active Living
Is your home still appropriate for your lifestyle?
It’s time to take charge and live the life you want.
They’re in every magazine, in Tilley hats and travel shorts, working on their “bucket list.” Older adults have become synonymous with retirement travel—and why not?
Reiki and other touch and energy therapies significantly aid dementia patients and their caregivers in several areas.
Working in the garden is a pastime enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. “Getting your hands dirty” is not just about having an attractive backyard or a healthy supply of vegetables, but about reaping the physical and mental health benefits as well.
When the going gets tough may I resist my first impulse to wade in, fix, explain, resolve, and restore.
Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.
Ballroom dancing in a wheelchair feels like ‘floating through the clouds,’ Ken Faber says. ‘Nothing else compares.’
For aging adults, winter can be a difficult time, especially in our cold northern climate. Follow these helpful tips to keep active and healthy as the thermometer drops.