When Visiting Family, Look for These Red Flags:

November 7, 2022 — If you’re visiting your family during the holidays or all year round, here are a few questions to ask while you’re there: Is the food fresh in the refrigerator or is it expired? Is my loved one holding on to walls and furniture as they walk? Do they present well? Are they wearing clean clothing?... Read More

What I saw in Israel; A lesson in aging

October 28, 2022 — In my last trip to Israel, I made a point to stop at Yad LaKashish, the Lifeline for the Old. Founded in 1962, just 14 years after the founding of the state of Israel, the elderly in Israel were faced with tremendous socio-economic challenges. They weren’t respected or paid attention to given the challenges the newly... Read More

7 Summer Safety Tips

June 24, 2021 — 7 Summer Safety Tips to Keep Seniors Cool in the Summer Summertime is fun time for many of us – even as it can get really uncomfortable. But that’s not the case with seniors. The summertime presents them with the risk of overheating and heat stroke, making the summer a dangerous time for the elderly... Read More

Brain Matters: Maintaining Cognitive Health as You Age 

June 17, 2021 — Maintaining Cognitive Health as You Age  As the average life span increases, so does the focus on aging successfully and maintaining quality of life for as long as possible by keeping the body fit and healthy. However, taking care of your mental wellbeing in addition to your physical wellbeing is something that cannot be understated.... Read More

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