Holiday Message from Shari

December 23, 2016 — Before you head back home….. We hope you enjoyed our sunshine, beaches, golf courses, restaurants, and all that Florida has to offer. But more importantly we hope you shared quality time with your loved ones, that you created more memories for you and them, and hopefully had time to observe how they are faring away from... Read More

Thanksgiving- The value of a meal together

November 24, 2016 — As millions of American families are preparing to sit down and celebrate this National day of thanks. We are given a tremendous opportunity to realize the inherent value in a family meal. Although sometimes stressful, there truly is nothing like family. Psychological studies all over the world have concluded a similar sentiment. A Cornell University... Read More

It’s the Little Things

October 2, 2016 — It’s the Little things There is no time like the holiday season. As each season rolls in, we are always focused on the personal connection we have to improve the lives of our clients. During this time of year the Senior Options team takes on a special project to bring some extra joy to our clients’ lives. Our... Read More

Lewy Body Disease – Have You Heard of It?

September 15, 2016 — Despite the prevalence of the disease, affecting nearly 1.4 million individuals in the United States, few medical professionals are aware of Lewy Body Disease (LBD). Coming second to Alzheimer’s, LBD is an extremely common form of dementia in the elderly. It remains widely underdiagnosed however, as its symptoms strongly resemble the cognitive problems of Alzheimer’s... Read More

Art: Entertainment or Therapy?

September 12, 2016 — Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” In removing such “dust,” especially from the lives of those undergoing cognitive decline, art becomes more than just an aesthetically pleasing activity meant to keep the elderly occupied. Instead, art functions as a powerful source of physical and mental well-being, as... Read More

Happy Hour is Over!

June 30, 2016 — As people go through the aging process, they may find that their bodies are no longer as sturdy and hardy as they used to be; and that certain activities and lifestyle choices that were once perfectly normal now affect them very differently. This phenomenon manifests itself in many different ways, but a major one for... Read More

Taking Away the Car Keys

June 15, 2016 — As our loved ones age, one of the most important things, both to them and to the ones that care for them, is maintaining their sense of independence. At a stage of life when it seems that much of what they previously took for granted is being taken away from them, we try to do... Read More

First Responders: Offering Peace of Mind 24/7

May 15, 2016 — EMS week (May 19-25) offers us a unique opportunity to think about the brave men and women who play such a vital role in our seniors’ lives. All too often we believe that the worst case scenario will be to call 911. However, we must keep in mind that the phone is not always in... Read More