Caring and Caregiving

In the United States, according to ACL (Administration for Community Living), about 5 million older Americans are reported to be victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation. However, it is believed that for every reported case, a whopping 23 cases go unreported. With 10,000 people turning 65 each day in the United States, the problem of elder abuse continues to grow.   What is Elder Abuse?   ... Read More

03Jul

2014

Category: Resources , Caring and Caregiving , Senior Veterans , LGBT Seniors

President Obama declared June 15, 2014 as the World Elder Abuse Awareness day. It is extremely important to raise the awareness of elder abuse, tools available to report such abuse and resources available to alleviate the suffering endured by our elders.   Image source: whitehouse.gov Click here to read the official press release from the White House.  ... Read More

23Jun

2014

Category: News & Events , Senior Health , Caring and Caregiving

Three essential questions to ask - to ensure the company you choose has a strong set of core values.   1. Communication. Will I be able to easily communicate with the personal attendant and have continued access to my case manager? This is the core of our approach. We believe that you should never feel there is a lack of control or communication with your personal attendant. For this  ... Read More

14May

2014

Category: Resources , Living Options , Senior Veterans , LGBT Seniors , Caring and Caregiving

  Did You Know? One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year; but less than half talk to their healthcare providers about it. Half of all falls happen in and around the home. Among older adults (those 65 or older), falls are the leading cause of injury death. Most fractures among older adults are caused by falls. The most common are fractures of t  ... Read More

17Apr

2014

Category: Resources , Wellness and Fitness , Caring and Caregiving