Caregiver

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout in 2022

January is a great time for caregivers to set new intentions and goals for the coming year. How can you minimize stress and find time for yourself in 2022? Reflect back on the previous year and consider where you are headed now, what is going…

Holiday Gifts to Keep Older Adults Connected

Observing how our Age Assured members thrive when they stay connected to friends and family, Senior Ally Angelina Portuense has put together the following 2021 holiday gift list to support year-round interaction, intellectual stimulation and…
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Installing Smart Home Devices: Tips for Caregivers

Smart devices can help older adults stay safe and engaged while living independently. Family and caregivers can have peace of mind, knowing that an older relative has taken their medications thanks to a notification from a smart pillbox, or…

Safe Proofing your Home – The Entrance Way

Each year 36 million older adults fall, and falls are the leading cause of injury and fatal injuries in adults 65 or older. Several factors put you at increased risk for falling as you age, but one often overlooked aspect is hazards in your…

5 Simple Holiday Nutrition Tips for a Joyful and Healthy Holiday Season

As the year 2020 comes to a close, most of you may be feeling relieved but perhaps also a little stressed. Holiday times ⏤ even during a typical year (which 2020 certainly was anything but!) can feel overwhelming and exhausting. For some,…

Covid-19 testing options

Over the past month, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the United States have hit a record high. To stay safe during this time it is essential to know the symptoms of COVID-19, follow CDC recommendations, and to get tested if you are symptomatic…
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What’s in the bag? Holiday gifts for older adults

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it is time to start thinking about who and what you want to buy for those closest to you. It can be especially hard trying to find the “perfect gift” for an older adult.  With…

Caregiver Self-Care Must-do’s during the holiday season in the time of Covid-19

Caregiving is stressful. Caregiving during the holiday season is even more stressful. Now throw a global pandemic into the mix, and caregivers will undoubtedly face new levels of stress never previously experienced.  November is National…

How to get together safely during the holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. There is no question that Covid 19 will test our patience, bring fears to the surface, and increase what is already a stressful experience for many. The key to success is how we plan so it is successful…

Aging in a COVID-19 World

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society, and its effects ripple through all areas of life. We know that COVID-19 has caused many issues for older adults, a group that is at particularly high risk. However, we also know that there…