Posted on December 1, 2022 - Walking through a winter wonderland is beautiful, but cold weather can be dangerous, especially for seniors. While we usually have more temperate weather than our friends in the north, it can dip into the 20s and even the teens here on occasion. From frigid temperatures to isolation, cold weather hazards are real. Here are four ways to be safe when the mercury plunges.
Posted on November 29, 2022 - Medicare open enrollment ends December 7th. Here’s a great explanation of your options if you plan on comparison shopping and resources to get help.
Posted on November 23, 2022 - Do you ever hurt your own feelings? Here are some tips to stop negative self talk.
Posted on November 22, 2022 - The holidays are a fun time when we gather with friends and loved ones and celebrate time-honored traditions. We break bread and clink glasses in celebration of the season, the things for which we are grateful, and the company of our favorite people. Many of these traditions include our favorite foods, homemade from recipes that have been passed down over the years. Who wouldn’t look forward to brined turkey, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, green bean casserole, the cranberry dish of our family’s choice, and dishes that are unique to each region?
Posted on November 17, 2022 - The holiday season is upon us! We gather to cheer for our football team, dive into our favorite foods, find bargains for our gift lists and spend extra time with our loved ones. It’s also the perfect time to share our advance care planning decisions and end-of-life preferences. Why? Because everyone around the table will likely be around the bedside when the time comes. And research shows that sharing these plans can reduce grief and post-traumatic stress disorder for survivors. It also ensures that your decisions stay centered in your care.