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 […]

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 […]

Prevent Dangerous Wandering: 5 Tips for Persons With Severe Dementia and Their Caregivers

To the exhausted family members and caregivers for individuals suffering from severe neurocognitive disorder (aka dementia), your efforts to keep your loved ones at home as long as possible should be heavily applauded.  No one, but other caregivers in your circumstances, understands the physical, social, and emotional hardship that comes with looking after someone who […]

COVID-19 and Current Financial Scams: What to Watch Out For

Every time there is a big change that impacts millions of people, you can bet that financial scams will surface to take advantage of the situation. With the current lifestyle alterations impacting everyone across the globe due to COVID-19, con artists are pouring out of the woodwork to make a buck. In the United States, […]