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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

Alcohol Awareness Month- How much is too much?

April 25, 2019 — Alcohol Awareness Month- How much is too much? This Alcohol Awareness Month, let’s commit ourselves to seeing the signs. Alcoholism is the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the nation. Up to 40% of all hospital beds in the United States (except for those being used by maternity and intensive care patients) are being... Read More

Overcoming Distance; Bringing Generations Together

April 24, 2019 — Overcoming Distance; Bringing Generations Together While the aging population continues to grow, thankfully technology keeps up. Due to modern technological advancements connecting generations is easier than ever. If an immobile loved one wishes to connect with her nieces, nephews, grandchildren and children it is no longer a problem. Just open your smartphone and dial the... Read More

Hurricane Season: Preparing for Safety

July 30, 2018 — The hurricane season is upon us again. Much as we would like it to stay away with all of its complications, there is little to be done about it. Except adequate preparation. As we prepare for impending challenges, it is especially important to keep the elderly in mind. So, as the 2018 hurricane season draws... Read More