Why Aging at Home Is Getting Easier for Some Families
A new report says that most Medicaid spending for caregiving is now on home and community care rather than nursing homes. That's a welcome change for many.
5 Tips for Managing Your Beauty Business
Now that you have completed your cosmetology training, you are ready to take the beauty world by storm. With your professional license in hand, the new focus shifts toward creating a fierce, new business for yourself Jumpstart building your dream business and becoming a successful beauty professional with these five tips 1. Focus on building relationships. There might come a time when you will want to become your own boss. Consider all of your options—working as an assistant in a high-traffic salon could help you start building your clientele. Start by talking with other beauty professionals that you work with to get a sense of the industry. Figure out what works, so you can be on…
How Does Pet Therapy Benefit People With Dementia?
Wondering about pet therapy and if it really helps people who have dementia? Learn more about the researched benefits of animal-assisted therapy.
Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Stress: 4 Tips
Holiday stress affects seniors in many ways. From grieving a late spouse to anxiety over dietary restrictions, seniors may need your help to enjoy their holidays.
Home Health Care vs In-home Care: What's the Difference?
See how different services with similar names stack up in our comparison chart. Home health care = skilled medical care. In-home care = help w/ daily living
The Village Hemet Daily News
This daily newspaper is brought to your courtesy of The Village Retirement Community. There’s a difference between living and living well! And, upon your ... by Diane Masson
6 Essential Alzheimer’s Care Tips
Caring for a senior w/ Alzheimer’s or dementia is tough. Find out how these 6 essential Alzheimer's care tips & resources make life easier & reduce stress.
How Nutritional Needs Change for Seniors and What You Can Eat For Good Health
Did you know your nutritional needs change as you age? Learn how you can promote good health in your later years and eat for healthy longevity.
5 Tips for Family Caregivers
I recently spent a weekend with eight of my college roommates for our annual get-together. Through the years we’ve always shared our life events, so it came as no surprise that our conversation turned to the topic of family caregiving. Like millions of fiftysomething women in the U.S. today, my former roomies are struggling to navigate the health care system on behalf of their parents – who now turn to them for help. “Information is power,” I told them. “So let …
11 Tips for Traveling with Senior Citizens
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page One of my favorite award trips of all time was accompanying my grandmother to California three years ago to visit family. At (then) 89 years old, it wouldn’t have been possible by herself, but together we were able to make the trip, and I was so thankful for being able to travel with her. Today, TPG Contributor Jason Steele shares insights from his own grandmother about how to travel smoothly in your golden years. There are no age limits to travel. My 93-year-old grandmother Anne Steele travels somewhere almost every month, usually to take a cruise or…