Top Appointment Travel Tips For Your Senior Family Member

Top Appointment Travel Tips For Your Senior Family Member

As we age and mobility decreases, activities that we used to take for granted are more difficult to do. Going up and down the stairs, doing laundry, preparing meals, and traveling to medical appointments can even become dangerous. However, while some of these activities can be handled by others, regularly seeing medical professionals is essential … Read more

Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy in the Winter for Seniors

Tips to Stay Healthy in Winter for Seniors

Physical activity is important at any age, but it’s essential for seniors. The CDC recommends that people 65 and older devote at least 150 minutes a week to exercise to maintain muscle mass, flexibility, balance, and strength. Staying active also has a positive impact on emotional well-being. Here in Vermont, we experience all four seasons, … Read more

How to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Loved One in an Assisted Living Community

celebrate holidays with your loved one in assisted living

When your loved one is in an assisted living community, celebrating the holidays may feel odd for both of you. After all, you’re used to spending holidays at home, surrounded by familiarity. While transitioning to an assisted living community can have its challenges, holidays and special occasions can be just as meaningful at Maple Ridge … Read more

Cold Weather Activity Ideas for Your Senior Family Member

cold weather activity ideas for seniors

Aging can bring additional challenges, like a weaker immune system and loss of mental dexterity. Plus, as we age, it can be harder to maintain the right body temperature, and experiencing cold temperatures can result in illness. That’s why it’s so important for elderly people to maintain a safe body temperature and not stay outside … Read more

The Importance of Regular Visits for Seniors with Memory Loss

Whether you have a loved one showing small signs of memory problems or you have a loved one who has severe symptoms of Alzheimer’s, caring for them can be difficult. Caregiving is often physically demanding and emotionally draining since dementia can impact not just memory but mood, personality, and cognitive abilities. At some point, it … Read more