Posts from December, 2013

Perfect Gift for Seniors, Surfing for Inspiration

Are you having some trouble finding the perfect present for your senior citizen loved ones? Well, you may be pleased to know that you’re not the only one. Many people are now surfing the web just to get ideas on the most efficient, creative and thoughtful gift that they could offer their own elderly family… Read More…

HomeFit and CarFit Events for Seniors

Are you using the right type of vehicle for your age and condition? For seniors, this questions becomes even more crucial, which is why the Town ‘N Country Senior Center offered HomeFit and CarFit programs for the older adults in the community. The events aim to educate seniors not only about choosing the right home and… Read More…

A Safe Home for Senior Citizens

A safe home is one that’s well-kept. As we age, we become more prone to various domestic accidents making it even more important to maintain the order in every room in our homes and keep them up-to-date with the latest security measures. Here are some tips in keeping your home safe and hazard-free keep every… Read More…

Christmas Gift Ideas for Seniors

Coming up with an ideal Christmas gift for our elderly loved ones can be quite a challenge – though we may be quite familiar with many of their needs, we’d also want to make this one extra special to give greater emphasis on the season. Surely though, the grandmas and grandpas in our families will… Read More…

Reforming Senior Care in Quebec

A new bill has been passed in Quebec that is set to reform senior care there. The bill aims to help seniors who do not want to be institutionalized. It would give them the means to be taken care of at home. The bill recognizes the fact that most seniors would rather stay at home… Read More…

Senior Citizen Housing Taxes Face Possible Discontinuation

Redevelopment plans for Gates Circle has been giving government and other local officials a headache. They have been trying to determine whether it is righteous to provide senior citizen homes with tax exemptions. TM Montante Development spearheads this project, with a budget amounting to $63 million. Twenty eight million ($28 million) is allocated for the… Read More…

Senior Care Unit in Clinton Memorial

Not all hospitals have senior care unit and that’s a terrible lack. At Clinton Memorial Hospital that disadvantage is being remedied already. The hospital is opening its own senior care unit. The new unit is aimed to help with senior psychiatric care. According to an article from Tristan Navera for bizjournals.com, “The hospital’s new Senior… Read More…

Keystone College Students Play Santa

Seniors tend to feel lonely during the Christmas season. This is especially true if they are living away from their families. That’s why students and staff from Keystone College would like to cheer them up a bit. They are playing secret Santa to the seniors of Home Instead Senior Care of Clarks Summit. “I hope it… Read More…

How Can We Protect Our Elderly Loved Ones from the Feeling of Neglect?

The feeling of neglect can be extremely traumatic for senior citizens. As people age, we may feel less needed by our younger loved ones and this emotional condition may lead to worse cases such as depression and the instinct to recoil from society. In order to preserve our elderly loved ones’ well-being, we have to… Read More…

Preventing and Countering Heat-related Illnesses for Seniors

A mere heat discomfort can lead to even worse outcomes such as dehydration and heat stroke. This can be particularly dangerous for older adults whose bodies’ tolerance against these complications have significantly decreased through time. In order to protect senior citizens from various heat-related illnesses, they and their caregivers must be well-informed about these dangers… Read More…