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Elderly Woman leaves behind an amazing Poem in nursing home, 'Crabby Old Lady'

Oct 7, 2016 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

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The 5 Stages Of Senior Retirement Which Is A Journey For The Entire Senior Family

Aug 6, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

There are five distinct stages to retirement that impact not only the senior citizen moving through them, but also their families, workplace, communities and financial situations, according to Ameriprise Financials The New Retirement Mindscape study. Read Article

When Is It Time To Take The Car Keys Away From Your Elderly Parents?

Jul 29, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

One of the hardest things an adult child will ever say to a senior parent is "Mom, it is time to give up the car keys". Read Article

COMMON PROBLEMS WITH EYESIGHT AND HEARING LOSS THAT AFFECT OUR SENIOR POPULATION

Jul 2, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When hearing becomes a problem for baby boomers a doctor may use the term Presbycusis, this is the term used for slowly progressing hearing loss caused by aging. Read Article

THE BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER AND PRICELESS HUMOR FOR OUR HEALTHY AGING IN HOME SENIORS

Jun 17, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Who would ever think that laughing can be so beneficial? Research has shown that human aging has a mind body connection that elderly parents enjoy with the benefits of laughter. Read Article

DO YOUR HEALTHY AGING AT HOME RETIRED SENIOR PARENTS ENJOY THE THEATER?

Jun 9, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Are your healthy aging parents ready to let their talent shine? If they are, they’re in luck. Our owner Carol Carbutti of Comfort Keepers in Wallingford, CT would like to mention that there are many senior theatre groups around the country and are growing in numbers. Read Article

Happy Fathers Day! Show Gratitude for your Healthy Aging Father's Support & Love

May 26, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Sons and daughters who are blessed with a loving retired father should consider themselves fortunate. For, they feel safe knowing they have someone to count on and to guide them when they are heading down the wrong path. Read Article

Questions That Should Be Asked When A Doctor Prescribes A New Medication For Your Senior Parent

May 20, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Healthy aging parents are fortunate for the advances in western medicine. It seems like there is a medication for every possible ailment threatening our senior citizens. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs can treat diseases, minimize symptoms, and contribute to a longer, healthier life. Read Article

APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND HOW SOON THE CHECK COMES IN

May 13, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

If your retired senior parents are thinking about applying for your Social Security retirement benefits, they need to know when to apply and when their first check will arrive. This will help seniors transition their monthly bills. Read Article

HOW TO WATCH FOR SIGNS OF DEPRESSION & REBUILD AN ELDERLY IN HOME SENIOR CITIZENS SELF ESTEEM

Apr 21, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Self esteem is an integral part of an individual's mental makeup and human psychology. It is an image we have about ourselves, how we feel, how we react to our work, and our relationships with family. In general, how we socialize in the community as a whole. Read Article

MANY ACTIVE HEALTY AGING SENIORS ARE OPTING TO STAY IN THEIR OWN HOMES WITH ASSISTANCE

Apr 13, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Surveys by the American Association of Retired Persons found that more than 85 percent of healthy aging Americans age 50 and older want to "stay in their own home and never move." An aging society of baby boomers will have a very different sort of retirement. Read Article

HEALTHY AGING SENIOR LEG PAIN & THE CAUSES

Apr 6, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Family caregivers and private homecare companions need to know that an elderly senior clients’ leg pain can come in many forms, and there are a variety of conditions that can commonly cause discomfort. Read Article

There Are A Lot of Helpful Senior Resources Within Your Community

Feb 17, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When you're the main homecare person responsible for providing non- medical senior care for your aging parents, life can become quite hectic. This situation is particularly stressful for family caregivers who have the dual responsibility of caring for their own children as well as their senior parents. Read Article

Take Time To Socialize With Your Elderly Senior Family Members During This Holiday Season

Nov 17, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

For many families who care for their senior parents, the holiday season marks one of the only times of year that all members can gather together to celebrate and enjoy each other's company. The portrait before and after this joyous time, however, is often far less picturesque for our elderly seniors living alone or far away from relatives. Read Article

Helpful Hints for Our Senior Citizens and Caregivers to Prevent Accidents When Using the Stairs

Sep 23, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

A set of stairs in the home can be a dangerous place for the retired elderly. With a little fall prevention we can avoid serious in home injuries for our senior loved ones. Read Article

The 5 Stages Of Senior Retirement: A Journey For The Entire Senior Family

Aug 25, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

There are five distinct stages to retirement that impact not only the senior citizen moving through them, but also their families, workplace, communities and financial situations, according to Ameriprise Financial's The New Retirement Mindscape study. Read Article

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