About Second Home

Second Home specializes in providing personalized in-home care agency and senior living referrals to families throughout Southern California. Through their extensive knowledge of 1,000’s of local senior care services, Second Home clients save time, stress, and preserve financial resources. Services are at no-cost to families. Visit www.secondhomeseniors.com or call (877) 263-2272 for more information.

The Conversation Project

Click the link to access resource –>> https://www.theconversationproject.org/ The Conversation Project® is a public engagement initiative with a goal that is both simple and transformative: to have every person’s wishes for end-of-life care expressed and respected. Too many people die in a manner they would not choose, and too many of their loved ones are left […]

Dementia Memory Box Activity

Creating a dementia memory box is a simple activity where you can use reminiscence therapy to help your loved one at home. By just sitting down together and exploring a collection of items or images from your loved one’s past you can help encourage short-term memories by stimulating long-term ones. It can also open-up the […]

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Click the link to access the resource –>> https://www.shiptacenter.org/ The State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide local, in-depth, and objective insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers. Help for yourself or your loved ones Considering making coverage changes during Medicare’s Annual Election Period (Open Enrollment)?  Contact your SHIP for one-on-one […]

edX, Access 2500+ Online Courses from 140 Institutions

Click the link to access resource –>> https://www.edx.org/ Our Story edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the […]

National Do Not Call Registry

Click the link to access resource –>> https://www.donotcall.gov/ The federal government’s National Do Not Call Registry is a free, easy way to reduce the telemarketing calls you get at home. To register your phone number or to get information about the registry, visit www.donotcall.gov, or call 1-888-382-1222 from the phone number you want to register. You […]

Improving Balance to Avoid Falls: Exercises and Techniques

For seniors, it’s not usually a matter of “if” you fall.  It’s very much a matter of “when”.  As we age, our muscles naturally weaken and our overall posture and standing balance takes a hit.  There are methods for improving your overall balance in order to lower your risk for fall.  We’re not talking about […]

Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Lion Live Cam

View the Lion Cam Here—> https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/lion-cam About Smithsonian’s National Zoo Source: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/about Our Mission: At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, we save species. We provide engaging experiences with animals and create and share knowledge to save wildlife and habitats. Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian’s National […]

How to Talk to Your Parents About Hoarding

In order to begin this challenging conversation with your parents, It is best to come to the discussion table equipped with general knowledge about hoarding.  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA, 2020), hoarding is defined as the “persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions regardless of their actual value”.  Contrary to […]