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Tip- Assessing Safety in the Home

May 2, 2024 — We asked our Care Management team: What is one one thing you look for to make sure a home is safe? Here are some of their responses: Shari: Lighting is a critical factor when assessing our clients’ homes including: if they are working, how bright, where they are, and lighting to assist at night. Katherine:... Read More

From the CEO’s Desk: What Passover Offers

April 21, 2024 — As Passover approaches, my mind drifts back to childhood memories – the warmth of the kitchen filled with the intoxicating aroma of my mother’s matzah ball soup, the table groaning under the weight of a feast prepared with love, and the joyous chaos of a multi-generational family gathering. Passover, however, is more than just a... Read More

From the CEO’s Desk: What does 13 mean?

March 26, 2024 — I was asked this month: what it means to have reached the milestone of 13 years of Senior Options? This is my raw unedited answer: To some, 13 is an unlucky number, but at Senior Options it is anything but. As we celebrate this milestone, we reflect on 13 years of growth, 13 years of... Read More

Tip- What to ask at a Doctor’s Visit?

January 25, 2024 — We asked our Care Management team: What is one question you should ask at routine Doctor’s Visit? Here are some of their responses: Shari: Review of current Labs, medication regimen, including dosage, frequency and refills. Linda: Ask for any lab work,  vital signs , and how is client overall health compared to last visit. If... Read More

Tip- When to bring in a Care Manager

January 18, 2024 — We asked our Care Management team: What red flags tell you to bring in a Care Manager? Here are some of their responses: Shari: New diagnoses that may come with the aging process, such as Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Depression to name a few. Briana: When declines are noticed by friends , family or a doctor... Read More

From the CEO’s Desk: Sights on the Future, Reflecting on 2023

January 8, 2024 — January 8, 2024 A Message to our greater Senior Options family, As we begin a new year together, we reflect on the past and set our sights on the future. I wanted to share some highlights of 2023 as we go full force into 2024: We created a Co-Manager Initiative to close any gaps that... Read More

Tip- Caring for Someone with Parkinson’s

January 8, 2024 — We asked our Care Management team: What is one tip for caring for someone with dementia? Here are some of their responses: Shari: Keep Moving. Some ways are Physical Therapy, Private trainers, and  Boxing for Parkinson’s Programs. Summer: Work with a physical therapist who specializes in movement disorders and exercise daily.  Movement has actually shown... Read More

Tip- Caring for Someone With Dementia

January 2, 2024 —   We asked our Care Management team: What is one tip for caring for someone with dementia?   Here are some of their responses:   Shari: Routine will help the person with Dementia and their caregiver get through their day with less stress. Linda: Working with family and caregivers to understand that correcting a person... Read More

Nurses, Saving Lives Beyond Hospital Walls

May 7, 2023 — “Nursing is not just an art, it has a heart that beats for the people it serves.” Nursing is not just a profession, it is a calling. Nurses work tirelessly to care for their patients, often putting their own needs aside to ensure that those in their care receive the best possible treatment. Nurses are... Read More