Category Archives: Family

Traveling with Elderly Equipment

Traveling can be stressful, especially with senior family members, but the reward is well worth the process: time with family and friends. Hopefully ​these tips on how to travel with elderly equipment can make your holiday travel experience better. Seniors ages 75 and older are not required to remove shoes and light jackets during the screening process. If…
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Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors

With the holidays upon us, get into the gift giving spirit by finding the best gift for the senior in your life. Gifts can range from simple necessities to extravagant luxuries; it's up to you to decide what will fit your senior’s needs and personality. The Necessities Especially if your loved one lives in a…
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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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Giving Up The Check Book – Worse Than Giving Up The Car Keys

Giving up the check book is worse than giving up the car keys. We often hear children talking about their aging parents and how difficult it was to convince them to stop driving. But I believe that asking the parent to stop managing their money and trusting someone else to watch their assets is much…
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