Top Elder Law Questions To Know
Senior News, Science & Technology | November 11, 2016

Top Elder Law Questions To Know

When it comes to elder law, chances are that there are a few different questions that you might have. In order to help you with these possible questions and to help you think about some things that you have not yet thought about, we have taken the time to come up with some of the most common questions that legal professionals get. Once I Create My Trust, Can I Change It? It is possible to do so. There are two types of trust: Irrevocable trusts – While the name might suggest that these trusts are irrevocable, they are in fact not. Even with an irrevocable trust, it is possible that it might be revoked or changes be made with certain circumstan …

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Perks Of Aging You Never Thought About
Senior Living Lifestyle | November 8, 2016

Perks Of Aging You Never Thought About

Perk #1 – Less Stress People over the age of 50 were overall happier, experienced less stress, and are less angry according to a survey to Stony Brook University published in 2010. Because seniors no longer have to clock in for a 40+ hour workweek and can spend their time doing what they want, it tends to benefit their overall happiness. Perk #2 – The Benefit Of Senior Discounts Rather than looking at how old you are becoming, you should feel happy about the fact that you are getting senior discounts. People of a certain age get deals at a number of different establishments. It never hurts to ask if a senior discount might be available, you m …

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The Power Of Smell In Memory
Alzheimer’s Care | June 21, 2016

The Power Of Smell In Memory

It has likely happened to you before…you smell a familiar scent and it sends your memory spiraling back to your childhood. It can be the smell of something so simple like a pine tree, flower, newspaper ink, a new book (or an old book for that matter), and suddenly you are drawn into some of your richest memories complete with the smallest details in the most vibrant colors. How can this be? The Power Of Smell Explained It is because our olfactory senses are invoking the “odor evoked autobiographical memory,” and yes, that is a mouthful (or rather a nose-full). In other words, you just experienced what is known as Proust phenomenon, an experie …

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Seniors in Assisted Living Facilities? There Is An App For That!
Senior Living Lifestyle | February 29, 2016

Seniors in Assisted Living Facilities? There Is An App For That!

In order to help seniors improve care at assisted living facilities and help them take control of their daily health, researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed a special app for computer tablets and smartphones. The new app allows doctors or caregivers to communicate with their older patients electronically. This makes it possible for seniors to track their own health, keep track of their updates, and make it easy to voice concerns. The eSeniorCare app is going to help seniors become more active in their own care. How The App Works The first way that the app works is through the functions Medication Adherence and Medication …

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Assisted Living – Choosing a Facility in the Oakland Area

If you were to ask most elderly persons living in America today, what they valued most highly in their personal lives, you would probably find that good health and independence were pretty high up on the list. This is because many of the individuals that make up the current aged population are from a generation when the ability to work and take care of one’s family were consider both privileges and responsibilities that could not be ignored. When it comes to a point when health concerns and safety prevent an aged person from living on their own, it can often be difficult to get used to the idea of assisted living. Here are some tips for choos …

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Assisted Living Communities Throughout Northern California

Have you noticed that your parent or older relative is having trouble moving around the house and keeping up with all the day to day tasks that they used to enjoy? Getting older is a wonderful time in a person’s life, where they should have the opportunity to slow down and enjoy the important things, like family and personal hobbies. Seniors who have health conditions which impede on their lifestyle are encouraged to consider assisted living communities as an option that will allow them to retain their independence while providing the supervision and security that will make you feel comfortable. Choosing from the available assisted living com …

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