Category: Ohio

Top 10 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Being a family caregiver during frosty northern winters can be especially challenging. From power outages to slip and fall accidents on black ice, being prepared is key. Here are our top ten suggestions: Preparing for Winter Emergency Kit: Ice and snow storms can keep individuals stuck indoors for several days in a row. Make sure to … Continue reading Top 10 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Vitamin C Benefits for Seniors

Vitamin C Fruits

Vitamin C is typically associated with cold and flu season because it aides the body in fighting viruses. But it does so much more than just prevent colds, it’s also an essential nutrient in living and aging. Health Benefits Continued research shows evidence that vitamin C may help lower blood pressure as well as potential … Continue reading Vitamin C Benefits for Seniors

How to Vote When Living at an Assisted Living Community

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Voting is a fundamental right of all Americans, therefore, federal laws are in place to ensure everyone has the right to vote regardless of where they live. This means there are accommodations in place to help those living — or temporarily recovering — in assisted living or skilled … Continue reading How to Vote When Living at an Assisted Living Community

Helping a Senior with Medicare Open Enrollment

Helping a Senior with Open Enrollment

Every fall we receive questions about Medicare open enrollment from adult children in the area. Because many of them are not yet eligible for Medicare, they need advice on how to help their aging parent navigate through the yearly open enrollment process. What is Medicare Open Enrollment? For those unfamiliar with the open enrollment period, … Continue reading Helping a Senior with Medicare Open Enrollment

9 Gift Ideas That Are Perfect for Someone in the Hospital

Gift Boxes

If your friend or family member is in the hospital, it’s natural to want to bring them something when you visit. However, how do you know what gift will be appropriate and appreciated? To help you out, here are some hospital gift ideas (that aren’t flowers!) that are perfect for older adults. What to Bring Someone in … Continue reading 9 Gift Ideas That Are Perfect for Someone in the Hospital

Visual or Audible: Great Books For Seniors

Books

Reading helps improve capabilities such as memory, cognition and attention span, especially in seniors. With so many resources available — audiobook and traditional physical books — the choices can almost seem overwhelming. Here are a few great options to ignite the book lover inside of you. 5 Audiobook Suggestions Perfect for Seniors As of 2021, … Continue reading Visual or Audible: Great Books For Seniors