Selfie Stick Senior Travel

Once you retire, you may feel like you finally have time to travel like you’ve always wanted. In fact, according to Maria Gillen, director of the AARP’s travel website, travel is the number-one aspiration for Americans 50 and over. However, your travel destination wish list is probably different than it was when you were younger.…

Have you ever met someone who just rubbed you the wrong way? Or met someone you instantly liked? That’s chemistry—relationship chemistry. Now, imagine not having the choice to decide which of those persons you’d like to be partnered with. That’s why the care receiver/caregiver matching process is important. Being partnered with the right caregiver can…

The Truth About Home Care Many people don’t understand what home care is. Those who do often have a lot of misconceptions. Let’s put some of those misconceptions and myths to rest. 1) Home Care is Expensive This is the most common misconception about home care. Most clients receive about 20 hours of care per…

Triangle Senior Centers: Providing Services, Activities and Information to the Community Whether you need to know how to find services to maintain your independence or are simply looking for a way to meet new people, stop by a Triangle J Area on Aging senior center and you’ll probably find exactly what you need … and…

January 1 to February 14, 2015 marks the annual Medicare Advantage disenrollment period. During this time a Medicare beneficiary enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan may leave their plan and return to Original Medicare. If you switch to Original Medicare during this period, you will have until February 14 to also join a Medicare Prescription…

retirement communities

What More Could You Need? Leaving your home, where you’ve lived for years, can be difficult. When you finally decide to pack up and move to a retirement community, wouldn’t it be nice to know that—despite how much care you need down the road—you’ll never have to move again? What Are Continuing Care Retirement Communities…

myoelectric prostheses

Myoelectric prostheses from LimBionics Gives David His Independence Fifteen-year-old David was born with a rare genetic disorder, which causes his arms to be short, with no radius bones, and his hands to be very small and lacking in strength. This disability makes it challenging for David to do many of the things his peers are…

Rachel Whittington suffers from drop foot (also known as foot drop), which is a weakness causing trouble lifting the ankle and toes. This condition often makes patients trip and fall frequently. And at 84, Rachel couldn’t risk a fall. Rachel had gone to other providers for her drop foot, but the ankle braces they made…

Apartment Living: Low Maintenance, Convenience and Engagement Looking for Apartments in The Triangle?  Don’t need all that space anymore? Tired of mowing the lawn and fixing the toilet? Can’t manage the stairs? Perhaps it’s time to downsize from that large home to a manageable ground-floor pied-à-terre (AKA apartment). What you lose in space, you’ll gain…