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Spring Is In The Air

March 20, 2017 — One seriously overlooked area of senior care is also a very simple one: Get outside more. The word we have for the outdoors–nature–even suggests to us the fundamental importance of enjoying the outdoors. Just like when we refer to something as being second nature, or doing something “naturally,” we mean that it is something instinctive;... Read More

The Power of a Nap: A Message for this National Napping Day

March 13, 2017 — Do you feel robbed of your precious beauty sleep because of daylight savings? So did Boston University professor William Anthony, which is why in 1999 he created National Napping Day: a day dedicated to catching up on the sleep lost from daylight savings time changes. This “holiday” is observed annually and, along with recovering that... Read More

Six Lessons From Our Six Years

March 8, 2017 — As we celebrate our sixth year of servicing the South Florida community we reflect on the positive impact we have had on our clients and their families, and the lessons they’ve imparted on us. We would like to share some of these invaluable lessons with you: Tend to the issues of today, so we can celebrate... Read More

Holiday Message from Shari

December 23, 2016 — Before you head back home….. We hope you enjoyed our sunshine, beaches, golf courses, restaurants, and all that Florida has to offer. But more importantly we hope you shared quality time with your loved ones, that you created more memories for you and them, and hopefully had time to observe how they are faring away from... Read More

Thanksgiving- The value of a meal together

November 24, 2016 — As millions of American families are preparing to sit down and celebrate this National day of thanks. We are given a tremendous opportunity to realize the inherent value in a family meal. Although sometimes stressful, there truly is nothing like family. Psychological studies all over the world have concluded a similar sentiment. A Cornell University... Read More

It’s the Little Things

October 2, 2016 — It’s the Little things There is no time like the holiday season. As each season rolls in, we are always focused on the personal connection we have to improve the lives of our clients. During this time of year the Senior Options team takes on a special project to bring some extra joy to our clients’ lives. Our... Read More

Lewy Body Disease – Have You Heard of It?

September 15, 2016 — Despite the prevalence of the disease, affecting nearly 1.4 million individuals in the United States, few medical professionals are aware of Lewy Body Disease (LBD). Coming second to Alzheimer’s, LBD is an extremely common form of dementia in the elderly. It remains widely underdiagnosed however, as its symptoms strongly resemble the cognitive problems of Alzheimer’s... Read More

Art: Entertainment or Therapy?

September 12, 2016 — Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” In removing such “dust,” especially from the lives of those undergoing cognitive decline, art becomes more than just an aesthetically pleasing activity meant to keep the elderly occupied. Instead, art functions as a powerful source of physical and mental well-being, as... Read More

Happy Hour is Over!

June 30, 2016 — As people go through the aging process, they may find that their bodies are no longer as sturdy and hardy as they used to be; and that certain activities and lifestyle choices that were once perfectly normal now affect them very differently. This phenomenon manifests itself in many different ways, but a major one for... Read More

Taking Away the Car Keys

June 15, 2016 — As our loved ones age, one of the most important things, both to them and to the ones that care for them, is maintaining their sense of freedom and independence. At a stage of life when it seems that much of what they previously took for granted is being taken away from them, we try... Read More