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Top 5 Home Modifications for Aging Adults

April 13, 2021 — Top 5 Home Modifications for Aging Adults  Keeping your aging loved one in their home for as long as possible is one of the main concerns for those caring for an elderly family member. Many older adults prefer to age in place but modifying the home to accommodate the gradual loss of function is essential... Read More

Why is this Thanksgiving night different from other Thanksgiving nights?

November 24, 2020 — 2020 has certainly presented challenges we could have never anticipated. In true Thanksgiving tradition, families around the country will ask the question “what are you grateful for?”. We all have so much to be grateful for, but there will be some glaring challenges in answering the question. At Senior Options, our team is constantly striving... Read More

Tammi Haber’s Step By Step Plan

October 6, 2020 — Step By Step Tammi Haber, Senior Options Care Manager   Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s is an intensely emotional and often times stressful journey. It is important to prepare for the road ahead, for the challenges you will face can be overwhelming as well as rewarding.   The first step will be... Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Pet

October 2, 2020 — In a time when the “same old” no longer works, Senior Options is experimenting everyday with new ways to engage our clients in an effort to slow cognitive decline. This year, Florida Atlantic Adult Day Care piloted a program introducing robotic pets to the elderly population. The company, Joy For All, reported that “stories and... Read More

Briana’s Top Ten Tips & Resources for Alzheimer’s

September 10, 2020 — Top Ten Tips & Resources for Alzheimer’s Briana Howard, Care Manager Listen! with love and respect. The most heartbreaking thing I ever heard an early onset woman say about her diagnosis, when asked was “No one will ever take me seriously again.” Watch body language. All people know when they are being patronized. Eyeball to eyeball,... Read More

Top 10; Hospital Discharge

August 20, 2020 — Discuss these top ten topics before being discharged from a hospital to assist with a successful recovery: 1) Will I receive prescriptions? Are there any changes to the medications I was admitted with? (Get a printed list of all medications, and frequency.) 2) When is my follow up?  Can you provide me with all names and... Read More

Aging 360; The Missing Piece, Hidden Depression, The Source for Dizziness

August 6, 2020 — In every edition of The Aging 360 we strive to provide a holistic approach to navigating the aging process.Whatever the challenge there are always options available. We hope you find the information below to be helpful. The Missing Piece   We are all set in our ways. The older we get,  the less we like... Read More

Aging 360; The Last Best Gift, CBD101, Planning for Longevity

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