freebird club seniors

If you asked most seniors why they don’t travel as much as they’d like, you’d probably hear two reasons over and over again: cost and not having someone to share the experience. The Freebird Club was created to take these objections off the table for seniors and give them the opportunity to explore their wanderlust!…

“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…

Looking for some craft ideas for you to make with your grandchildren? Here they are! These 5 craft ideas offer fun and easy interaction between grandparents and grandchildren, provide hours of fun, and a lifetime of memories. 1) Clam Shell Critters This craft is great for those school aged grandchildren that are able to be…

safe home

How secure is your home? At first glance you may think that your residence is a pretty safe place to live. But take a closer look, you may be surprised at how at-risk your home actually is. Be Careful of What You Share on Social Media Criminals are getting crafty with how they locate their…

dementia

Many people understandably wonder if there is any point in seeking an official diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia when there is no cure and doctors are limited in how much they can help manage the symptoms. While this kind of thinking is practical in some ways, it can have terrible consequences…

mothers day

When we were young, we turned to our moms for just about everything: to cook our food, wash our clothes, brush our hair, take care of us when we were sick, drive us everywhere, and kiss our boo-boos (both physical and emotional)! While we may be a whole lot older, that mother-child dynamic hasn’t changed…

nurses day

Nursing has undergone many changes over the centuries—from crisp white uniform to scrubs and from charts to electronic records. But one thing hasn’t changed: nurses’ dedication to caring for their patients! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are almost 3 million nurses in the U.S. On Sunday, May 6, we celebrate these present-day…

remodeling

Ah, retirement. Time to kick back and relax, right? Not exactly. Now that you have reached retirement age, you might find that your home is not well suited for aging in place. This year might be the best time to get all of the projects done you have been thinking about over the years. Here…

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