A.E.Churba, author, Aging in Place, Health and wellness, Senior Safety

Aging in Place and Holiday Survival

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.

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Contributed Post: Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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.

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Contributed Post: Dealing with Dementia: What Family Members Need to Know

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.

A.E.Churba, author, Aging in Place, Health and wellness, Senior Safety

A Senior Couple Need to Make Their Exterior Steps Safer

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

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Guest Post: 5 tips for Making a Bathroom Senior Friendly

Written by Tim Smith via Modernize As you journey through your golden years, your home should be a safe haven where you can relax and enjoy life. For a bathroom that makes personal care a breeze, a few minor improvements will go a long way. 1. Handheld Shower Head To avoid awkward twisting and turning… Continue reading Guest Post: 5 tips for Making a Bathroom Senior Friendly