Tag Archives: aging adults

A healthy heart and aging well

keeping a healthy heart is essential to aging well. The American Heart Association has a new campaign just in time for February National Heart Awareness Month. In our local area communities including Raleigh-Durham, NC and surrounding towns our care managers ask aging adults and their families to take the pledge to “change your salty ways”! […]

Emergency Department trip tips

  This care manager spent last Sunday at a Raleigh, NC hospital Emergency Department. I went with a client who had an early morning health crisis (and has dementia). During our visit I was reminded of the many benefits of having a knowledgeable “plus one” by the patient’s side. If you are sick enough to be sent to the emergency department, you […]

Medical alert system with style

We are excited about a new medical alert watch for aging adults. This watch is also a great idea for other people with health concerns, people at risk for in-home falls, or anyone that lives alone. Lively is a stylish personal safety watch that combines a medical alert system and a passive in-home activity monitor.. Lively does […]

Gift ideas for aging adults

Are you looking for a few gift giving ideas for aging adults? Dehydration is skin’s enemy, especially during cold weather. Moisturizing gel socks and aloe moisture gloves calm chapped, cracked feet and hands. Whip up a batch of the Pioneer Woman’s classic chicken and noodles and freeze in pint containers for easy evening meals. Bucky is a […]