Flu Epidemic Alert!

Caregiver Alert: Experts say this year’s flu season could be really bad... and that means potentially more elderly deaths from the illness. The flu is spreading unusually fast this year, and could be the worst in recent history. Experts site two reasons for this: First— an accidental mutation in the virus used to [...]

Flu Epidemic Alert!2018-01-25T09:29:11-05:00

Trouble Is Closer Than You Think

The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members~ Gandhi   In January of 2017 81-year-old Catherine Wicker was killed outside of her apartment complex in Raleigh by an assailant who tried to take her purse. Here is how the official police statement described what happened next: “The suspect got back into [...]

Trouble Is Closer Than You Think2018-01-25T08:55:19-05:00

When is it time to consider taking away the car keys?

Here’s a little fun fact for children of aging parents… Seniors have the highest crash death rate per mile driven, even though they drive fewer miles than younger people. In almost every industrialized country in the world, people are healthier and living longer than ever before. As a consequence, our [...]

When is it time to consider taking away the car keys?2018-01-25T09:42:03-05:00

Disaster Planning Tips for Aging Adults and their Families- What you Absolutely Need To Know

Chances are, your aging parents have probably experienced more than one disaster in their lifetime. This kind of experience can be a real asset during a disaster. Having an actual, real-world frame of reference and life experience and the ability to call upon their prior know-how, wisdom and mental resilience to survive, can help them [...]

Disaster Planning Tips for Aging Adults and their Families- What you Absolutely Need To Know2018-01-25T09:44:44-05:00