March 21st, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Downsizing Made Easy at Rose Senior Living Are you thinking about selling your home and downsizing? Let our downsizing experts show you how to eliminate the stress from the process of downsizing. Limited seating so please RSVP to Dana Shore 317- 249-8830 ROSE SENIOR LIVING CARMEL 1285…

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If you’ve been looking for an independent living community in Columbus, Ohio, we’ve done some of the research for you. Costs can vary greatly, so it’s important to understand what you’re getting for your money. Independent Living vs. Assisted Living Independent living is different compared to assisted living in that the residents are more independent…

the cutest dog in the world

Pet Therapy Brings Health Benefits to Seniors Seniors find that adopting pets can improve health by Stuart Mapes Man’s best friend can also be a pretty good home health nurse. Research has shown for a while that bonding with a pet makes many people happy, but newer research is showing that the companionship between a…

hiring a home health

By Shirley Cohen Below are some mistakes that are made when hiring a home health agency or a caregiver to look over a loved one. They don’t check references. It is very common for people to believe that they are a good judge of character and fail to perform reference checks. Failure to perform these vital checks can…

about home care

…About Home Care It’s tempting to brush away warning signs that your mom, dad or other senior relative could use help at home. Most boomers are overworked and overwhelmed by schedules that whittle away personal “me time.” So it’s only human to hope that elders can make it on their own for a little while…

spotting senior diffulties

Below is a Quick Checklist for spotting senior difficulties with older adults in their homes: Changes. On visits to your parents’ home, look for any changes that are out of the ordinary. Trust your observations and instincts if something bothers you. Ask neighbors if they’ve noticed changes. Make a doctor’s appointment and go with your relative…

crime prevention tips

The following crime prevention tips can successfully help senior citizens and older adults thwart crime with simple safety precautions: At Home Never open your door automatically. Install and use a peephole. Lock your doors and windows. Vary your daily routine. Use “Neighbor Watch” to keep an eye on your neighborhood. Don’t leave notes on the…

Home Remodeling Tips These home remodeling tips and project ideas will allow older adults to remain comfortably in their homes enjoying their typical day to day activities despite the lifestyle changes that come with aging. Prevent trips and falls by: Removing or securing all carpets and area rugs with double-sided tape Placing reflective, nonskid tape…

stop driving

Driver safety is an important issue for seniors. Older drivers are more likely to get in multiple-vehicle accidents than younger drivers and car accidents are more dangerous for seniors than for younger people. Everyone ages differently, so some people are perfectly capable of continuing to drive in their seventies, eighties, and even beyond. Many elders,…