Elder Justice: What Congress is Doing to Protect Seniors Right Now

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By Edna González Soto, 10:52 am on July 13, 2020

Over the past decade, the rise in senior scams and various methods of elder abuse have positioned seniors among some of society’s most vulnerable groups of people. As seniors continue to be targets every year, the demand for elder justice has gained national attention and pressured Congress for action and protection. Take a look below and learn more about elder justice and what Congress is currently doing to put it…

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By Edna González Soto, 8:33 pm on June 29, 2020

It’s that dreaded time of the year again for those with seasonal allergies… The start of summertime when the pollen counts are high! If this is true for your senior, we know the struggle they are going through right now. Fortunately for them, there are several effective remedies that can relieve them of their allergy symptoms! Let’s take a look below and learn how you can help your senior manage…

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By Edna González Soto, 11:16 am on June 17, 2020

What’s one of the things that has remained constant during the progression of the Coronavirus? Older Adults continue to be categorized as a group that is most at risk of catching the disease. There are multiple reasons why seniors are more susceptible, and we’re discussing them below. But please do not panic – we’re also sharing how your seniors loved one can stay healthy during these times. Why Are Older…

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By Edna González Soto, 1:33 pm on June 1, 2020

Keeping ourselves in good physical health is imperative to our overall wellbeing and being in shape comes with many benefits that many of us are aware of. But did you know that keeping the mind mentally fit is just as important? This is particularly true for seniors in home care! A well-functioning mind is essential for good senior health and can be achieved with several workouts for the brain. We’ve shared some of our favorite ways to stay mentally sharp below! Word and Number Puzzles and Games Who knew? Popular games and puzzles can help your senior get the critical thinking workout they need! Word games like word searches or crossword puzzles are effective in increasing your senior’s vocabulary and…

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By Edna González Soto, 10:25 am on May 18, 2020

It hasn’t been easy to stay busy and motivated during COVID-19, where we’re staying home as much as possible to keep our social distance! Fortunately, many businesses and organizations have stepped up to provide us with online services and entertainment. For example – the virtual tour! Now from the comfort of our couch, we can go online and visit a national park, an art museum, and even breweries! Senior citizens in elderly care especially loving virtual tours as they offer a new form of adventure. Below is a list of 5 of our favorite virtual tours that your senior loved one will enjoy! MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art Take a trip to Manhattan virtually to experience the very best…

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By Edna González Soto, 9:00 am on April 7, 2020

Maintaining good mental, emotional, and physical health is essential for older adults because it can stave off conditions like depression, heart disease, and memory loss. When seniors enhance their quality of life, they can lower their risk of health issues and increase their longevity. Below you’ll find ways to boost your aging loved one’s quality of life. Offer Reassurance Worrying about finances, a health diagnosis, or where he or she…

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Tips Seniors Can Stay Safe as Coronavirus Spreads in Tampa, FL
Tips Seniors Can Stay Safe as Coronavirus Spreads in Tampa, FL
By Edna González Soto, 9:00 am on April 3, 2020

Coronavirus is scary because of the many unknowns associated with this new virus. However, when it comes to how we handle important aspects of daily life, such as caring for a senior family member, many everyday tasks are still manageable. To give you a better idea of how to address your loved one’s caregiving needs while COVID-19 is still a major concern, here are some tips to keep in mind….

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Does Aging Affect the Senses in Tampa, FL
Does Aging Affect the Senses in Tampa, FL
By Edna González Soto, 9:00 am on March 20, 2020

The five senses—hearing, vision, taste, smell, and touch—play a big role in daily functioning throughout every stage of life. Yet all these senses can be affected to some extent by the natural changes that go along with aging. Sensory changes such as those discussed below have the potential to affect an older adult’s overall quality of life, but there are often ways to address issues related to these changes. Vision…

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Tips for Seniors to Care for Their Skin in Tampa, FL
Tips for Seniors to Care for Their Skin in Tampa, FL
By Edna González Soto, 9:00 am on March 6, 2020

Older adults often experience skin sensitivity problems because they’re more susceptible to skin conditions and diseases. As seniors grow older, their skin becomes naturally drier and significantly thinner. When this happens, the layers are easier to damage, and it takes longer for the tissues to heal. The elderly should use the following strategies to maintain healthy skin. 1. Use Moisturizers As adults age, their skin is more prone to dryness…

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Amazing Special Activities for Seniors in Tampa, FL
Amazing Special Activities for Seniors in Tampa, FL
By Edna González Soto, 9:00 am on February 21, 2020

Getting older doesn’t automatically mean playing bingo and watching TV for entertainment. Luckily, there are many awesome and unique activities your older loved one can enjoy during the golden years. Here are some recommendations to consider and the reasons the suggested activities can be beneficial for seniors. Exercise Classes for Seniors Seniors can keep their bones and joints healthy, maintain a healthy weight, and increase flexibility and balance while interacting…

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