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Aging 360; The Last Best Gift

July 10, 2020 — The Last Gift No one likes to discuss or plan for end of life. End of life can mean many things to different people. But one thing is certain, whether we like it or not, we are all going to leave this world. On a personal note, my parents gave their four children the last... Read More

Patient Advocacy 101

June 22, 2020 — Many of our seniors are cancelling doctors’ appointments, discontinuing therapy sessions, and barring caregivers from their homes. In most cases these seniors are “stuck” in their homes with nobody laying eyes on them to assess their cognitive, physical and emotional well-being. The severity of the effects isolation has is unprecedented. While we can’t grasp how this... Read More

Hurricane Supplies for Seniors

June 1, 2020 — June 1st begins Hurricane Season, use this updated Hurricane Supply list so nothing is left to chance. Bandages battery operated fan Batteries (in different sizes) Battery-operated lanterns Battery-operated radio Bottled water (1 Gallon/person/day) Can opener Canned food Cash- $100 in singles Cell phone with extra batteries Clean Clothes Clock Current phone list of family and... Read More

Aging 360; Seeing the Signs, having the conversation, and making the call

May 20, 2020 — In every edition of The Aging 360 we strive to give a holistic approach to navigating the aging process. We hope you find the information below to be helpful. Have you seen the signs? May is Mental Health Awareness month. Being cognizant of our loved one’s mental and emotional status is equally as important as... Read More

Are you Fine?

May 14, 2020 — In a study of 2,000 adults, the Mental Health Foundation found the average person says “I’m fine” 14 times per week, but only 19% of them actually mean it. We live in a fast paced world, where some feel like there isn’t time for feelings. So the best answer you can give is “I’m fine”. This... Read More

The Aging 360; 1st Edition

May 6, 2020 — New from Senior Options Aging is a challenging process. There is no playbook. No two cases are the same.  At Senior Options we pride ourselves on our ability to navigate the aging path. We are known as the Aging Experts, but we are also, if you will, the General Contractors. Our team builds comprehensive care plans comprised... Read More

Why I’m buying stock in Zoom; Bridging the Intergenerational Gap

April 23, 2020 — In our efforts to Cope through Corona, Senior Options invited a music therapist to facilitate a session for our clients and their families via Zoom. The concept itself was exciting. Family members from all over the country zooming in to experience music together with their loved ones.  While the music was uplifting, the true value... Read More

Mental Health in the time of Covid-19

March 26, 2020 — While the physical health concerns during this time are frightening and dominate the news cycle. There is a side to Covid-19 that we do not focus on. The mental health of our loved ones, regardless of age, is surely impacted during these unprecedented times. Isolation brings on anxiety and potentially depression. Use these 9 tips... Read More

Senior Options response to Covid-19

March 19, 2020 — As the situation regarding Covid-19 is rapidly evolving, Senior Options is implementing additional measures to ensure the safety and well-being of our clientele and Care Managers. In adherence with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, Senior Options staff has taken on appropriate social-distancing measures. By limiting interaction in public areas, the likelihood of contracting any... Read More