Posts from January, 2014

A Successful Fundraiser for Seniors

It’s good to know that in this day in age, people are still very much concerned with the welfare of the elderly. This was evidenced by the large amount of pledges and donations, approximately $3.4 million, collected by The Castle Peak Senior Care Center in a fundraiser. They were able to collect more than half the… Read More…

Securing Senior Citizen Safety During Winter

Winter can be a pretty stressful period for senior citizens, especially when they’re living alone. While they usually like to keep to themselves warm, or say that they do, many seniors would still be better off with extra pairs of hands to help them in their daily chores and activities. If a senior loved one… Read More…

Senior Citizens’ How to Stay Financially Safe

Senior citizens can easily be swayed when it comes to big and tempting offers, especially with anything that implies money savings. Unfortunately, many of these offers do not have merits and people normally have hard times trying to figure out which ones are legitimate and which ones are not.  Here are a few tips to… Read More…

Techniques for Battling Forgetfulness in Seniors

For older adults and senior citizens, forgetfulness can be their worse enemy. It can be extremely saddening whenever you can’t quite remember the names of your loved ones, and annoying every time you forget where you last placed your eyeglasses. That’s why seniors should not only take on physical exercise but also activities that will… Read More…

Senior Caregiving Tips

Caring for a senior citizen loved one is a very admirable job. However, not every person can be good at it, and this could eventually lead to worse scenarios. As a caregiver, you have to make sure that the things you do will affect the senior positively rather than the opposite. Boost your confidence in… Read More…

Avoiding Home Accidents for Seniors

It is very wrong to assume that old age means having to stay home and simply sit or lie around just to avoid accidents. Among the most common causes of slip and fall accidents is the lack of balance which results from the absence of sufficient movement and practice. It is therefore very important for… Read More…

Holiday Preps for Seniors

Despite their age and physical limitations, seniors can be just as excited about the holidays as younger adults. Though they may no longer look forward to non-working days, vacation trips, and celebrations, family gatherings are enough to make them anticipate the season. If you’re planning something big on your next holiday, make sure that you… Read More…

Mother Concerned about Disabled Son’s Safety on the School Bus

A mom from East Texas has expressed deep concern about her disabled son’s safety on the Colmesneil ISD bus. Her 15-year-old disabled son is the first wheelchair bound student in the school district. The school bus has no air conditioner and her son is very sensitive to heat. For two years, Lori Kibodeaux has been… Read More…

‘Tongue Piercing’ Helps Paralyzed Patients Drive Wheelchairs

Tongue piercings may not just be fashion statement these days as scientists have found a use for them that could help change the lives of people with physical disabilities. A new device is allowing paralyzed people to maneuver their wheelchairs just by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Users will have to get their… Read More…

Dealing with Diabetes for Seniors

Dealing with diabetes can be a struggle for many seniors, especially when they are conditioned to instantly change their lifestyle in order to cope with their condition. Although completely shifting to a healthier practices would be ideal, one must remember to take it one step at a time. Watch out for the signs and symptoms… Read More…