Your Independence Day

Your Independence Day

As we are celebrating America’s Independence Day, it brings to mind what personal independence might mean for American seniors.  Making sure your personal business affairs are taken care of provides a sort of independence for both the senior and his or her family....
Father’s Day Thoughts

Father’s Day Thoughts

As we celebrate Father’s Day this week, some of us know Dads who are feeling or showing their age.  Therein lies the conundrum.  Do they need and do they want help?  Perhaps he can drive his car and take care of  his finances.  He can still do minor repairs on the...
Senior Skin Care

Senior Skin Care

As winter sets in, additional attention needs to be given to the condition of your skin, particularly for seniors. In the winter, we often find seniors’ skin drying out if steps are not taken to protect it.  And, perhaps surprisingly, it is the air inside the home...
Just Soap

Just Soap

Labeling of personal care products can be dramatically misleading and can often contribute to adding unnecessary cost (and risk) in product selection. There is sometimes a great deal of confusion about antibacterials – particularly when it comes to the best type of...
Funeral or Celebration?

Funeral or Celebration?

When a loved one dies, we look for ways to honor them.  So too, we want to give those left behind ways to say goodbye.  Customarily, society has turned to funeral services that are based on religious or cultural traditions to commemorate one’s passing.  But, times...