Learn to "let go". Although it is a commonly used phrase, how many of us actually know what it means and even if we do know, how do we do it?
This is the time of year for family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Perhaps your travel plans include a trip with someone who has had a decline in cognition that will require extra vigilance and preparation.
It’s that time of year when we rack our brains trying to find the perfect gift for our loved ones. Our elders can be difficult to shop for
Even when life is full of challenging circumstances, practicing gratitude can create an awareness of what is always available to us.
The holidays can be a very exciting time for many; yet the idea of gathering with family and friends may require some extra planning to keep your older guests safe.
Sponsored by www.SeniorCareAuthority.com - S. Jay Olshansky received his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Chicago in 1984. He is currently a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Research Associate at the Center on Aging at the University of Chicago and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Chief Scientist at Lapetus Solutions.Listen to "THE AGING BOOMERS--Slowing the Aging Process" on Spreaker.
David Cronin has been involved in elder care institutional services for 47 years. He was born into the health care industry since both his parents were Registered Nurses, and they opened a highly regarded skilled nursing facility in Orinda, CA in 1967. David received his Hospital Administrator’s license and worked in that capacity until the facility was sold in 2014. Since that time he has been involved with Indeelift, a human floor lift, designed to pick people up off the floor and avoid injury after a fall.