As a senior, you may at some point be faced with situations when you need assistance with handling your affairs. If you are hospitalized or incapacitated, who will pay your bills and manage your finances? Who will make your healthcare decisions if you can’t? Having a Power of Attorney allows you to make these choices,…

When the time comes to start looking into care for your elderly loved one, you may feel confused and overwhelmed on whether they should go into an assisted living facility or a nursing home. To help assist you in your research, we have laid out the main differences between nursing homes and luxury assisted living.…

The coronavirus outbreak has left everyone with more questions than answers recently. No one knows this more than people with family in assisted living facilities, who may feel powerless to help their loved ones they’re not even allowed to see. Assisted living facilities are doing their best to be transparent and be a resource you…

For those living with dementia there may be times when it becomes increasingly more difficult to recall memories, especially as the dementia journey progresses. There are, however, many different activities which can help to spark memories, which in turn can help to boost mood and improve well-being. Here we will cover just five fantastic activities…

Social Security isn’t just for people over 65. If you have a serious medical condition that keeps you from working, you might be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees two different disability programs that provides monthly benefits to claimants who are approved. These two programs use the same…

Everyone deserves to have a peaceful night in a clean and safe bedroom. Unfortunately, many bedrooms may not be safe for seniors and especially those with disabilities. Because we start and end our days there, the bedroom should be one of the first areas to start when improving homes. Bedrooms are commonly placed upstairs in…

Are you looking for assisted living in Tennessee? You want to make sure that you’re getting the best service and amenities in a warm, home-like environment. Unfortunately not all communities are created (or managed) equally. With so many options today it can be overwhelming finding the best fit your loved one or yourself. We decided…

Imagine what it would be like if you didn’t have control over basic decisions in your life. Unfortunately, this is something many seniors struggle with as they get older. My grandmother was one of these individuals and it was hard for her to accept any dependency. When we first made the arrangement of me being…

Summer is right around the corner and you know what that means? More outside time, swimming, vacations, you name it! If you are planning on breaking your little piggies out of their cold weather shoe bunker this summer, don’t miss these 7 essential foot care tips: Remember the Sunblock Shoulders? Check. Face? Check. Legs and…

Do you suffer from chronic foot pain? You’re not alone. In fact, an estimated 24 percent of older adults experience foot pain that negatively impacts their life, contributing to disability and increasing the risk of falling. Common foot ailments that can contribute to pain and discomfort in the feet include corns, calluses, bunions, hammertoes, and…