January is National Sunday Supper Month

Mealtime can often mean chaos in a busy family. Mom or dad may be stuck at work late. The kids may need to be out the door for their sporting event. Smartphones make it even harder to communicate. In the midst of the rush, it can be easy to lose focus on the importance of [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:48:25+00:00January 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on January is National Sunday Supper Month

5 Winter Wheelchair Safety Tips

The cold weather can be a challenge for the disabled, and these winter wheelchair safety tips are designed to keep you and your equipment safe. Extreme cold, slick weather, and more dark hours all pose travel risks for dedicated chair users. It’s important to do what’s in your power to stay safe in the cold. [...]

By |2019-12-17T15:21:54+00:00December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Winter Wheelchair Safety Tips

November is National Gratitude Month

You don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to give thanks in November. This month is National Gratitude Month, and it’s a simple way to incorporate the powers of gratitude into your daily life and routine. Incorporating a gratitude practice involves more than simply saying “thanks.” It involves a mindset shift from the negative to the [...]

By |2019-11-19T15:21:09+00:00November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on November is National Gratitude Month

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month

Family life can be chaotic. If you have young kids, it might be soccer, baseball, or basketball practices. If you have older parents, it might mean running out to help care for them on the weeknights. Whatever your commitments, they can quickly overtake your schedule and make meals an afterthought. October is Eat Better, Eat [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:24:09+00:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month

September is National Self Improvement Month

It’s never too late to improve yourself. Seniors and the disabled are no exception. September is National Self Improvement Month, and there are simple steps that you can take to make your life incrementally better. We’re not talking about significant life changes. Many of these steps can be accomplished with small amounts of money and [...]

By |2019-09-17T16:28:02+00:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on September is National Self Improvement Month

Common Problems Facing The Elderly

It can often be overwhelming for adult children to care for ailing parents, or other aging loved ones. Often times this generation is sandwiched between taking care of young children and caring for an older relative at the same time. Below are some of the common problems facing the elderly. If you find yourself needing [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:44:01+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Common Problems Facing The Elderly

Summertime Activities for the Disabled

The summertime temperatures are here and it’s time for everyone to get outside. It’s easy for the disabled, and their loved ones to get caught up in physical limitations. But there are still plenty of activities to enjoy, and plenty of ways to have some fun in the sun. Below are a few of our [...]

By |2019-07-16T14:48:58+00:00July 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summertime Activities for the Disabled

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

There are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, the number is expected to spike to 14 million. Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S develops the disease. One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia, making it the sixth leading cause of death. These staggering facts from the Alzheimer’s Association shine [...]

By |2019-06-18T13:24:36+00:00June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

The Meaning of Memorial Day

The roots of Memorial Day go all the way back to 1866, as a way to honor the sacrifice of fallen soldiers during the Civil War. Resident volunteers decorated the graves of more than 20,000 soldiers from both the North and South. Different communities around the U.S. held their own local gatherings for the holiday, [...]

By |2019-05-24T14:22:42+00:00May 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Meaning of Memorial Day

Baseball and the Elderly

“…they'll watch the game and it'll be as if they dipped themselves in magic waters. The memories will be so thick they'll have to brush them away from their faces. People will come Ray. The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It [...]

By |2019-04-15T16:55:06+00:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Baseball and the Elderly