Elsie and John are celebrating the holidays simply this year. Christmas dinner is being simplified and the decorations are going to be minimal. Why? Because things are much harder these days for this senior couple and simplification HAS to happen.
Although seniors in particular often struggle with moving, it doesn’t have to be such a distressing experience. If you’re a senior citizen, you might find the following tips helpful to make moving easier:
Most of us are aware that there are many benefits to having a pet, some of the most commonly mentioned ones being particularly relevant to younger people, especially kids. Pets are known to teach children responsibility and provide great companions in the process of growing up. However, they can do a lot for other people as well, especially seniors.
From the moment the devastating diagnosis is made, those suffering from dementia along with their families face a future of many changes and adaptations. The emotional turmoil alone can be very difficult to cope with, not to mention the practical aspects of this life-altering disease, so we as caregivers need to do our absolute best to make the journey as simple and comfortable as possible.
Elsie and John replaced their steps to their back door last summer and they were told the texture paint that was applied would prevent them from slipping and last for years. After one winter, this is what the steps looked like: Yup, that is a carpet draped on the steps. Even the poor dog had… Continue reading A Senior Couple Need to Make Their Exterior Steps Safer
A rule of thumb says retirees need 70 percent of their pre-retirement income to maintain their normal lifestyle.