Blog - Secure Aging

How to Help out with Meals on Wheels Plus

For over 40 years, Meals on Wheels Plus has been providing our local senior and disabled community with hot nutritious meals and have extended their program to include community events, a fitness center and fun activity-based classes for seniors. Volunteer Engagement Manager, Wanda Read-Burke, has discussed with us some of the programs and volunteer opportunities…
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Tips to Maintain Bone and Joint Health

To start your new year off right, take a read below on some tips to strengthen your bones and joints. Bones can become susceptible to osteoporosis, loss or erosion of bone, which most commonly affects women. Osteoporosis is called the silent killer because you may not know that you have it until a fall or…
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Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse

We all want what is best for our aging loved ones, but unfortunately, elder abuse is becoming an all-too-common occurrence. Did you know that physical abuse against the elderly is classified as domestic violence?  It’s wise to keep your guard up with caregivers and neighbors who visit your loved one. October is Domestic Violence Awareness…
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Power of Attorney Basics

We all want the best for our aging loved ones and when it comes to the point that they can no longer handle important financial tasks, it can be best to put a Power of Attorney into position. When a loved one can no longer handle their responsibilities it is best to have a family…
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Easing the transition: Alzheimer’s Awareness

In honor of World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we would like to give some insight into Alzheimer's awareness and signs of memory loss as well as tips to better help your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. It can be a difficult and very sensitive situation because your loved one is losing their sense of self.  Try…
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Bury My Pet With Me – Or NOT!

We have always had pets in our home. The unconditional love provided by a pet cannot be duplicated.  I saw a bumper sticker the other day that made me smile. It said, More Wagging and Less Barking. There are many benefits to owning animals and lots of articles written about how pets extend your life…
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