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Daylight Saving Time stole our sleep & the coffee isn't quite cutting it, keep reading to learn the 7 things that are helping us safely adjust.

How to Conquer Daylight Saving Time Safely and with Minimal Coffee

If there’s one thing we love more than sunny weather and caregiving, it’s our sleep. And thanks to Daylight Saving Time we lost some of it this weekend. Fortunately, we live in the Pacific Northwest, ...

2300 Americans die of heart disease each day. The good news is that with the right knowledge and some hard work, you can reduce your risk of heart disease.

6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

There’s no denying that the biggest day in the shortest month is Valentine’s Day. In fact, thanks to Valentine’s Day and pop culture, February is often called the month of love. But did you know that ...

Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday, but it wasn't always that way. Keep reading to find out the real beginnings of this romantic holiday.

The Valentine’s Day Story: Love, Intrigue, Mystery

Thanks to pop culture, many people wrongly assume that Valentine’s Day is only a day for people who are in a relationship or in pursuit of starting a relationship with a special someone. We believe th...

The combination of water & slick flooring make the bathroom extremely dangerous. The tips in this article will help keep your senior safe in the bathroom.

The Bathroom: How to Make Your Home’s Most Dangerous Room Safer

“Help! I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.” Many may remember this phrase from a popular television commercial by a medical alert company known LifeCall. Even though it aired back in the 90’s, the age of...

Technology. Some people love it. Some people hate it. These 7 tips will help you successfully teach your elderly loved one how to use technology.

Your Guide To Successfully Teaching Your Senior How To Use Technology

Technology. Some people love it, some people hate it, but there’s no denying, it has made the world a better place. From the simplest technological advances such as the wheel to the most advanced such...

Are you hosting an elderly loved one for New Year's? In this blog we cover 8 tips to ensure your senior has a safe & healthy New Year's celebration.

How-To Plan a Senior-Friendly New Year’s Celebration

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a weird one. On one hand, you can finally breathe a sigh of relief because Christmas is over, and that means holiday shopping is over. But, on the other ha...

Studies have shown that the holidays are the deadliest time of the year. These 6 tips will ensure your elderly loved one has a safe holiday season.

Deck the Halls with These Senior Holiday Safety Tips

The tree is up, the lights are hung, the gifts are wrapped and the baked goods are starting to fill our households with a sweet alluring aroma. That’s right, we are just days away from the big day. Ch...

In 2015, nearly 27.2 million Americans suffered from Type 2 Diabetes. Unlike Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes can be prevented by taking precautionary steps.

5 Critical Steps to Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes

Whew! We made it through the long holiday weekend with our sanity intact, our bank accounts in the black and our diets not destroyed. All kidding aside, we hope you had a truly amazing Thanksgiving we...

With Thanksgiving just around the corner we thought it would be fun to share some trivia so you can wow your dinner guests over your turkey dinner.

Wow Your Thanksgiving Guests With These 10 Turkey Day Fun Facts

Unless you live under a rock (in which case you wouldn’t be reading this blog), you know that the holiday season is upon us. After all, the radio is filled with warm holiday music, seemingly every com...

Strokes are the number 1 preventable cause of disability in the US. In this article we discuss the 2 things you need to know to prevent a stroke.

The 2 Things You Need to Know to Prevent a Stroke

Did you know that Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States? According to statistics, every 4 minutes someone in the United States dies from a stroke. That’s nearly 130,000 peo...