remodeling

Remodeling For Universal Design – also known as Aging in Place by Doug Callahan There’s no place like home, right? Well, you can make that saying truer than ever when you home custom-fit your home to your comfort and safety needs. And these days, there is no shortage of options for such home modifications. “I think,…

Why use Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter?  Here’s Why! by Jeff Hartman Think Facebook may not be for you?  Think again – In fact, you are a part of its fastest growing audience! Just ask Florence Detlor of Menlo Park, California.  At the age of 101 she has been named one of Facebook’s oldest users –…

home care

Understanding Home Care, Companion Care Services, Assistance with Bathing, Incontinence Care, Mobility Assistance, Dressing and Grooming, Transferring and Positioning, Oral Hygiene, Feeding & More… by Doug Callahan Sure, there was a time when home care meant a cold beverage, your feet up, and a good movie. But as we grow and change, so do our…

home health care

Planning for Home Health Care – Make Your Choices Known If you were to ask a senior family member what are their most important concerns for aging, you would likely get a wide variety of answers. According to surveys frequently conducted among the elderly, the following three principal concerns or senior life wishes generally top…

senior center

by Doug Callahan There’s No Excuse For Boredom When There’s A Senior Center In Your Town Let’s face it. Sitting at home alone was never much fun when you were younger, so why would you do it now?  It’s never too late to get out of the house, meet some new people, and enjoy some fun…

alzheimer's

Tips for the caregiver of an Alzheimer’s Patient Provided by The Alzheimer’s Association Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia can be overwhelming and is often described as “The 36 Hour Day.”  The caregiver must cope with declining abilities and difficult behaviors.  Basic activities of daily living often become hard…

what seniors do online

What Seniors Do Online – Top 10 Nielson-Wire, part of The Nielson Ratings Company released the “Top 10 Things That Seniors Do Online”. Here is the Top 10 List of What Seniors Do Online: 1. Check Email 2. Get Directions and Print Maps Online 3. Check The Weather 4. Pay Monthly Bills 5. View Online…

Wondering what the cost of Assisted Living in the US is?  See below for our infographic regarding the price of senior housing in Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and North Carolina for 2011. Information comes courtesy of Genworth Financial’s 2011 Cost of Long Term Care Study. Feel free to share our infographic.

alzheimer's

Support is Most Important Resource By Visiting Angels in West Chester, Ohio February  20, 2012 According to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be frightening…