Monthly Archives: July 2014

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia

July 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose More than 10,000 people turn 50 every day in the U.S.; how do they handle this shift? Claiming Your Place at the Fire invites this group of “”new elders”” to ask four key […]

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Keys to Keeping Senior Drivers Safe

July 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

Keys to Keeping Senior Drivers Safe Driving is one of the most sensitive of senior issues. But there’s good news and support for older adults who want to extend their days behind the wheel.A report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety may help your peace of mind. Auto crash deaths among drivers 70 and […]

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10 Fun Ways To Beat the Heat – Senior Care

July 4th, 2014 (1 Comment)

10 Fun Ways To Beat the Heat – Senior Care When it’s scorching hot outside, try these activities that put a cool twist on their favorite games. www.grandparents.com Cold Potato For a refreshing change to this silly game, pass around a wet, spraying potato. Use a pin to poke a hole in a water balloon, […]

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Dehydration: A Hidden Risk to the Elderly

July 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

Dehydration: A Hidden Risk to the Elderly If dehydration is not identified and treated, the consequences to health are significant, including reduced or even loss of consciousness, rapid but weak pulse, and lowered blood pressure. If rehydration is not started, the situation can become life-threatening. It’s important for caregivers of the elderly to be more […]

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