Seven Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

Summer tends to bring with it a sense of excitement and a desire to get outside and be active. That’s great, but for seniors who have a higher sensitivity to heat, a little more caution needs to be exercised when it comes to making plans in the sun. Stay hydrated. The standard suggestion is to …

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What to Serve Seniors at a Cookout

Outdoor cookouts are one of the joys of summer. Here are some suggestions from experts in the culinary and elder care fields about crafting a senior cookout menu. Summer cookouts are all about serving casual, crowd-pleasing food, spending time with friends and family, and enjoying the warm weather and sunshine. However, when it comes to …

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12 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Care.com that aging adults, as well as their caregivers, can use to make sure they have a fun, safe summer. Stay Hydrated Seniors are more susceptible to dehydration than younger people because they lose their ability to conserve water as they age. They can also become less aware of their thirst and have difficulty adjusting to …

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Preparing For Independence Day

It’s just around the corner. Independence Day. July 4th brings families together. We play outdoors, maybe do some swimming and take walks. If possible, we watch fireworks with our families. One thing we all seem to do over the July 4th holiday is GRILL! And who doesn’t like food that is grilled! It’s all good, …

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Helping The Elderly Enjoy The Outdoors

This time every year I realize how much I enjoy getting outdoors. Birds are singing and new blooms seem to pop up every day. Sometimes when I walk through the neighborhood or go for a hike I’m reminded of just how GREEN everything is! It’s such a refreshing feeling to get out and enjoy nature. …

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Six Ways to Increase Your Summer Fun

Ah, summertime! Remember when you were a kid and you lived for summers? As we grow older, summer may lose a bit of its luster, because it doesn’t signal an immediate change in our daily routine and scorching heat can make our daily chores seem that much more arduous. Six Ways to Increase Your Summer …

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