“The stairs are getting so hard to climb. “Since my wife died, I just open a can of soup for dinner. “I’ve lived here 40 years. No other place will seem like home. These are common issues for older people. You may share the often-heard wish—“I want to stay in my own home!” The good…

kentucky cost of home care

What Are In-Home Senior Care in Kentucky Costs? The answer depends on location, type of care, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Kentucky localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care Costs Home Care Aides assist with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation. Their home visits…

seniors learning computer code

Our kids and grandkids practically came out of the womb surfing the Internet and posting things on social media. However, for those of us over the age of 55, technology was thrust upon us, and we’ve had to scramble to adapt. While many of us have had a hard time adjusting, others have learned and…

massage

You might think of massage as a pure indulgence, much like getting a pedicure or eating a really decadent slice of cake. But the fact of the matter is that the benefits of massage far exceed simply having your aching muscles rubbed and kneaded into submission for an hour. Check out some of the advantages…

indiana home care costs

How Much does In Home Care in Indiana Cost? The answer depends on location, type of care, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Indiana localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care in Indiana Home Care Aides provide assistance with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation.…

emergency

As we’ve seen in Houston this past weekend, Mother Nature is pretty unpredictable, and natural disasters can leave you little time for anything but reacting. That’s why it’s so important to put a plan in place now … before it’s too late! Here are some important steps to prepare for a natural disaster: Create a…

technology

Everywhere we go, it seems that there’s some gadget telling us where to go, what the weather is like, and what our family members are doing several states away. While it can sometimes feel like these beeping, buzzing and blinking gadgets are just an annoying intrusion, the fact of the matter is that they can…

adopting

You may have always owned Golden Retrievers. When one passed away, you didn’t have to think very long or hard about which little ball of fur you’d bring home next. Or maybe instead of sticking with a certain breed, you’ve chosen your dogs based on which one stole your heart at the animal shelter. However,…

tech

Americans age 65 and older represent a whopping 15 percent of the population. But is that significant slice of the country adopting technology as quickly as it’s growing in size? The answer is a resounding yes! According to recent Pew Research surveys, 42 percent of those in this age group now own smartphones, up 24…

marriage

Study Finds Increase in Older Americans Not Putting a Ring on it The Pew Research Center recently reported that the number of people over the age of 50 living with a romantic partner outside of marriage increased by a significant 75 percent from 2007 to 2016. That’s the biggest jump for any age group! While…

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