TRIP TIPS FOR OLDER TRAVELERS WITH HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

By Amanda Lewis, BA, CMC, Certified Care Manager, Aging Wisdom, LLC With leaf peeping just around the corner, fall is a wonderful time for traveling. Neither age nor health should keep you from going on a vacation. With some thoughtful planning, a trip to visit with family and friends or to visit specific destinations can […]

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KEEPING LOVE IN YOUR LIFE AS A CAREGIVER

By:  Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Professional I am going to give you some tips to keep love the focus throughout your entire life and not let the challenges of aging get in the way, keeping in mind that love is the most important factor in the lives of millions of people […]

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THE ANATOMY OF AN APPETITE: AGING AND OUR RELATIONSHIP TO FOOD

Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM Many of life’s events involve food. From the grandest of celebrations to the smallest of gatherings, there is always a place for food. As an Aging Life Care Professional®, I recall a wonderful get together this care manager had organized to celebrate a client’s birthday, her ninetieth… I thought.  She […]

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AGING LIFE CARE® PROFESSIONALS CAN HELP BE YOUR GUILT-BUSTER

May 2, 2019 By Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, CMC   May is Aging Life Care™ Month, which has me thinking about how supporting an aging parent can feel so daunting. We see it every day in our work as Aging Life Care Professionals®. Time consuming. Caring for an aging parent takes so much time: multiple […]

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Yoga for Caregivers

Should caregivers include yoga into their daily activities? Studies indicate that reducing the burden of caregivers through therapies like yoga can help them be healthy and in turn care for patients better. Manas Bhattacharyya’s day begins at 5:30 in the morning. After a quick protein drink, he heads to the gym near his home in […]

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One of the Common Aging conditions in Seniors

                 One of the Common Aging conditions in Seniors Hearing loss is common in seniors Hearing loss can’t be seen, so it’s usually noticed as a change in behavior. You might notice that your older adult frequently asks you to repeat yourself, keeps the TV volume very loud, or complains that you always mumble. If […]

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What a Holiday Visit Can Reveal About a Senior’s Health

Gail M. Samaha, GMS Associates   |   Updated November 29, 2018 If you’re a long-distance caregiver, you may have recently had a visit to check in on your aging loved ones.  This visit is, perhaps, the first opportunity in several months that you had to personally observe them and their home environment. In the meantime, you’ve […]

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