Well Being

Information Checklist for Medical Emergencies

Medical emergencies don’t follow a schedule or give advance notice. Nothing can be more frustrating than searching through files and piles of papers to find “necessary” documents for someone in a medical crisis. If you are the designated responsible party you should have a conversation with your loved one regarding the location of certain documents […]

How to Avoid Spreading a Cold

Now is the height of the cold season. One of the best ways to limit the spread of a cold is to follow a few common sense steps, when you are ill. We’re all taught as children that sharing is good, but when it comes to cold viruses, we’re all better off keeping them to […]

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

The holidays are a time of joy for most of us. But the holidays are a prime time for residential crime, especially with the downturn in the overall economy. You can help prevent holiday tragedies by remembering these crime prevention tips. Holiday Shopping Don’t carry large amounts of cash. Never display the cash you carry. […]

How to Live with an Elderly Person

With the traditional holiday season fast approaching many children and grandchildren will be spending extended visits with their loved ones. Often times the reality of living with an elderly person is daunting and quire frustrating. Here are a few steps towards making the visit a positive experience. Living with the older person has unique rewards […]

How To Stop Feeling Like Your Life Isn’t Good Enough

In recent times, it seems there are only three measures of success: Money, looks, and fame. If you don’t have one or all of them, you just don’t measure up. But you’re a senior citizen, and it’s hard to feel self-worth, self-respect, and self-esteem when you don’t go to a job, raise children or possibly […]