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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

Patient Advocacy 101

June 22, 2020 — Many of our seniors are cancelling doctors’ appointments, discontinuing therapy sessions, and barring caregivers from their homes. In most cases these seniors are “stuck” in their homes with nobody laying eyes on them to assess their cognitive, physical and emotional well-being. The severity of the effects isolation has is unprecedented. While we can’t grasp how 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

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