Seniors

Trainer Frank Pugliese & Service Dog “Bella” The Making of a Service Dog #68

For centuries, dogs have been called "man's best friend.” But for those suffering from PTSD, Autism, MS, Parkinson’s, and neurocognitive diseases, a service dog is far more than a companion… Diane’s special guest experts this week—Master Trainer- Frank Pugliese and Bella the Service dog talk about the amazing roles Service and Therapy

Tech apps, gadgets make it easier for seniors to age in place

By. Beverly Nelson When you live far from your senior parents but you still have to manage their care, you’re fighting an uphill battle. Mom doesn’t want to leave her home, but you have your own work and family obligations that need tending, and you can’t just go to her. It might seem

Great Caregiver Gift Ideas That Don’t Require Going to the Mall

A Gift Guide for the Angels: Gifts for Caregivers By Beverly Nelson, standupforcaregivers.org Caregivers carry a heavy weight on their shoulders: they care for those that need help or cannot care for themselves. They soothe and comfort our loved ones: fathers, mothers, and grandparents. The job however is not easy; it requires a tremendous

When is it time to consider taking away the car keys?

Here’s a little fun fact for children of aging parents…   Seniors have the highest crash death rate per mile driven, even though they drive fewer miles than younger people. In almost every industrialized country in the world, people are healthier and living longer than ever before. As a consequence,