Category Archives: Family

Here’s Technology That Can Improve Everyday Life for Older Adults

Technology—some days, it makes your life easier. Other days, it seems to create more problems than it’s worth. That said, there are some types of technology that can help the lives of older adults in your life. Here are a few devices you could consider for older loved ones that should simplify some parts of…
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4 Tips for Caregiving for a Loved One With Cancer

Caring for an older loved one with cancer is not an easy task. However, it’s something that you likely feel is important for you to do, even with its emotional and logistical challenges. To help make caregiving for a loved one with cancer a little easier, here are a few tips: 1. Learn all that…
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Does Your Senior Loved One Need Grandkids On-Demand?

It seems like we can get just about anything on demand right now, be it a TV show or movie, or favorite food, or groceries. However, what about grandkids on-demand? Can the joy of caring for a grandchild be provided to a senior who is far away from grandkids or who may not have them?…
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How to Help Senior Loved Ones Avoid Isolation This Holiday Season

The holiday season in 2020 is like no other before. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging Americans not to travel, more people will likely stay close to home to celebrate.  Of course, that also means that some of us will feel more lonely and isolated from loved ones. For seniors, that loneliness…
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It’s Medicare Enrollment Season: Take Advantage of Potential Savings

It’s Medicare enrollment season—have you reviewed your Medicare plan to make sure you have the best-priced plan? Every year from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has what’s called an open enrollment period for Medicare. During this time, you can change your Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage…
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8 Gift Ideas for Seniors This Holiday Season

Happy Holidays! Have you thought yet about the right gift to give your senior loved ones? There are a few tried-and-true ideas as well as some gifts that seem particularly relevant in 2020. Here’s a roundup of a few ideas that will make your senior loved one smile this holiday season: 1. A customized mask.…
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