Memorial Day 2014

Today is Memorial Day 2014 and on this day we remember the ones that lost their lives while serving in the military. To those who made the ultimate sacrifice  to win and keep our freedom; thank you. You may be gone, but you'll never be forgotten. Enjoy your day with family and friends. Remember to take time to reflect on how their gift to you has affected your … [Read more...]

8 Aging in Place New Year’s Resolutions

If you haven’t thought about your New Year’s resolutions yet, start now. Think about things you meant to do last year. The things you knew would make your home or your loved one’s home safe. The things you knew would improve yours or your loved ones life. The things you wanted to try. And, in particular, the simple and easy things you knew could make a big … [Read more...]

Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Elderly Family Or Friends

There are only a few more days to pick up those last minute Christmas gifts for elderly family members. It can be tough buying gifts for people who seem to have everything or have little need for unnecessary things. So, if you're still in search of a meaningful gift, here are a few suggestions in no particular order. Christmas gifts for elderly family or friends Smart … [Read more...]

Holiday Survival Tips for Caregivers

advertisement These holiday survival tips can help you during your busy time of the season. We know that providing care for someone else, regardless if it is full-time or occasionally, can really tap a person's energy. It can create an incredible amount of stress for a caregiver and keep you from enjoying yourself during the holiday season. Your job as a caregiver is … [Read more...]

Holiday Spending Tips for Everyone

It's no surprise that the Internet is brewing with tips and commentary about spending during the holidays; they are popping up like apples in a barrel. One in particular that comes to mind is from Jennifer Openshaw over at MarketWatch. Her common sense tips for managing your money over the holidays are some of most reasonable I've seen. Given the financial situation so many … [Read more...]