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Different Options for Retirement Living


After you have worked pretty much your whole life you deserve to enjoy the rest of it. The one important rule about retirement is that you enjoy every second of it. This is the time when you get to do what you want when you want. You can officially celebrate not having to work crazy [...]

4 Wheel Rolling Walker with Shopping Basket, Padded Seat Review


Ease of use is often one of the most important characteristics of any tool. But, it’s even more important when mobility is compromised. With the 4 Wheel Rolling Walker with Shopping Basket, Padded Seat by American Bantax, users not only get a durable and reliable walker, but get one that is easy to use and [...]

The Role of Nurses in a Nursing Home


A nurse in a nursing home facility has many responsibilities. They have the task of not only caring for the elderly residents, they are also in charge of other employees and have to make sure the operation runs smoothly. Caring for the elderly in a nursing home is a huge responsibility as many of the [...]

Best Tablet Devices For Seniors


In keeping up with the times, more and more seniors are looking to purchase tablet devices. Why? Simply put, they have technological needs and uses as well. These needs range from searching for local senior events and activities, shopping or reading, to connecting with loved ones via email or video chat. Introduction to Tablets Tablets [...]

10 Essential Tips for Caregivers


Caring for a loved one or employer should not make you forget about taking care of yourself daily. Caregivers have a stressful strenuous rewarding job that seems to go on forever. Having help and support, while taking care of yourself will make you a better caregiver and allow you to be a better caregiver for [...]

Hugo Elite Rolling Walker with Seat, Backrest and Saddle Bag Review


The freedom of independence is one that many of us take for granted, but for those who are dependent upon a mobility aid, it’s a very precious gift. The Hugo Elite Rolling Walker with Seat, Backrest and Saddle Bag, helps those who need assistance maintain their independence while their safety remains a top priority. This [...]

What is the ideal living setting for Alzheimer’s Patients


Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is extremely challenging. The Alzheimer’s patient’s mood and levels of ability will change each day. They forget the basic concept of caring for themselves in such things as dressing, bathing and feeding themselves. Caregivers will find that if they have a daily plan for the patient, they can cope with [...]

Assisted Living Today’s Weekly Roundup


As we look back and remember that fateful day in September, we remember those who have lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks and those who have fallen protecting our freedoms. We also honor those who have pledged to continue fighting to keep us safe. To all the veterans and current military men and women, [...]

New Yoga For People Over 50: Book Review


Yoga dates back for over 5,000 years. The benefits mentally and physically have been known through out Easter Civilizations for centuries. People in the United States only started using Yoga around the 1960′s. It continued to gain popularity through 1980′s and as of 2012 as many as 5 million people in the United States enjoy [...]

Things to Do With Your Retirement Years


Retirement is what many people spend their entire working lives dreaming about. After decades of the daily grind most people look forward to the idea of some serious time off. We plan for it, we dream about it, we lament about what we will do with all that free time, but for some when the [...]