block calls

It happened again last night at dinnertime. You were just getting ready to sit down when the phone rang. You answered, only to hear a robotic voice tell you about some amazing carpet cleaning deal in your area. Earlier that same day, you got a call from a pushy telemarketer who wanted to sell you…

2018 seniors got talent winners

Congratulations to the winners of 2018’s Seniors Got Talent!   3rd Place, $250 – Sassy Feet in Selma, NC 2nd Place, $500 – Young at Heart Senior Line Dancers in Indianapolis, IN 1st Place, $1,000 – Dancing Grandmas on Tap in Cincinnati, OH

It’s been proven that seniors who are included and who feel respected and valued live longer, richer lives. But unfortunately, older folks in the United States aren’t always treated this way. That’s where Wish of a Lifetime comes in. This organization’s mission is “to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by…

Jam_Session

Skilled nursing facilities are places where patients go when they need 24/7 medical care from skilled nurses. They generally have beds in rooms that patients share during their time at the facility. The purpose of this type of situation is to have a licensed nurse take care of health care needs that only a skilled…

Puppies! Assisted living in Indianapolis, Indiana

As people get older, many need assistance with daily living activities such eating, getting dressed, bathing, and grooming. It’s not an easy time for family members since most people work and don’t have the time necessary to help their loved ones. It’s a difficult time that only gets worse once the family realizes how much…

undecorating

Undecorating … bah humbug! Because tearing down all the signs of the holiday season isn’t much fun—maybe even a little depressing—you may find yourself tossing everything in a huge jumbled pile in the storage closet after New Year’s and quickly pulling the door shut until next year. Here are some clever ways to quickly organize…

Current Pricing of Independent Living in Triangle, North Carolina

There’s a growing consensus among the older population in their desire to truly enjoy their retirement years. They want to remain active and have fun with like-minded people. A great way to do this is by moving into an independent living community. These communities are much like any other community, except there is typically an…

Man_Hands

If you have a loved one needing the help of a skilled nurse, you may have to place them where they can receive medical assistance on a daily basis. These facilities – once called nursing homes – are now “skilled nursing facilities.” Depending on the type of care your loved one needs, these facilities offer…

gift ideas

Have friends and family been hounding you for gift ideas lately? If you’re like most of us, you “don’t need a thing”! At least the things you know about! Here are some items you may not have known existed but may find you can’t live without: Digital Photo Frame No more photo prints. If it’s…

grandparents

In a 2014 Today survey, 54 percent of parents said that their parents spent more time with their children than their grandparents spent with them. And the majority of the grandparents surveyed described their grandparenting style as very “hands-on.” In other words, getting on the floor and playing! (While I dearly loved my own Granny,…