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Who is an Aging Life Care Professional?

May 1, 2023 — As we enter National Aging Life Care Month, it’s important to recognize the essential role that Aging Life Care Professionals play in our communities. These dedicated individuals provide comprehensive care management services for seniors and their families, helping them navigate the complex challenges of aging with dignity and grace. Aging Life Care Professionals are highly... Read More

Preventing Falls with Older Adults

January 18, 2023 — How to prevent falls with older adults? Falls can be a serious danger for older adults, particularly those who have poor balance or mobility issues. These falls can lead to serious injuries, including broken bones, head injuries, and even death. It is important to be aware of the signs that an older adult is at... Read More

Have you seen the signs? 5 Signs you must know!

January 12, 2023 — Caring for an aging loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. As a caregiver, it’s important to be aware of any changes in your loved one’s health or behavior and to know when it’s time to seek additional help. Here are some signs caregivers should look out for when... Read More

6 Tips for the New Year

January 1, 2023 — 6 Tips for Aging Successfully Aging is a natural process that we all go through, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t age successfully and live our best lives. Here are some tips for aging successfully: Stay physically active: Regular physical activity can help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases and maintain good physical... Read More

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