January 21, 2015

Thank a Senior Today

Thank a senior today.  If “what for?” is your immediate response, give the matter another minute-and-a-half’s thought.  Chances are, many of your life influences are now […]
September 19, 2014
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Tips for When Aging Parents Refuse Help

When aging parents refuse help, adult children’s frustration boils over. “My parents absolutely refuse help!  Why are they so hard-headed?” “Why does my father always say […]
August 19, 2014
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The 40-70 Rule Talking with Aging Parents

The 40-70 Rule?  It’s a concept to help adult children have “the talk” with their parents about difficult choices they will encounter as they age. The […]
June 6, 2014
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Making Home Safer for Seniors

Making home safer for seniors is a major concern.  Of course folks typically want to remain in their homes as they age. But what would you […]
May 19, 2014
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Seniors-Social Media Romance Is Blossoming

  The seniors-social media relationship can be fraught with peril. “You are SUCH a good granddaughter LOL” might really make a person wonder just what Granny […]
May 7, 2014
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The Senior Worker Is Changing Aging

Before she was a Client Services Representative for the Baton Rouge Home Instead franchise, Carla was a little girl with a special pal. They made friends […]
April 23, 2014
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Caregiver Distress Signals

Caregiver distress? As a family caregiver, you have to come to terms with the fact that there is never enough time.  Never enough money.  Frustration can […]
April 14, 2014
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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Parkinson’s disease has silenced legendary songstress Linda Ronstadt, who says that thanks to the disease she can now “not sing a note.” Canadian-American actor Michael J. […]
January 18, 2014

Flu Season–Give It Your Best Shot

The CDC reports estimates that 60% of flu-related hospitalizations and 90% of flu-related deaths occur in people 65 years of age or older.  Age weakens immunity. […]
January 3, 2014
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Thanks, Santas! Be a Santa to a Senior Makes Christmas Merrier for Seniors in Baton Rouge

Anticipation does not end with childhood.  One need not be a child to have childlike joy!  And there’s nothing childish about it.  Two weeks ago I […]