1. Caregiver Cheat Sheet: Grocery Shopping Showdown

    Shopping has changed dramatically in the age of the internet, offering choices, variety and convenience unimaginable, say, to the Ingalls family. You can have your groceries delivered to your door, wander the giant aisles of the club stores, or stop as needed at your neighborhood grocery. Do you ever wonder if you could save money by shopping somewhere else? Caregivers, home care aides and loved …Read More

  2. Aging In San Diego and California: Coastal Culture

    Aging well in San Diego and California isn't all about prevention and awareness We live in a beautiful, gracious city with much to offer, in addition to perfect weather and ocean breezes. Living well at any age means feeding the spirit as well as the body. This month, there are three events that caregivers and loved ones of all ages will enjoy, both indoors and outdoors. Whether you live in Del M…Read More

  3. Seniors In The News: All The World’s A Stage

    This week we bring you the stories of three senior women who are breaking the rules with style. These women know it’s never too late, too scary or too much to perform for the crowd. Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones can all learn a little bit about style and pizzazz from this week’s seniors in the news. San Diego super-senior Dorothy Coleman recently celebrated her 105th birthday at …Read More

  4. Caregivers 101: Seniors and Physical Fitness

    May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which gives all of us a chance to focus on our levels of physical activity, fitness and energy. Seniors have a particular need to stay active, since regular exercise supports not just a healthy weight and resistance to certain diseases, but combats the stereotypical frailty that accompanies aging. We know and accept that smoking is deadly, but no…Read More

  5. Caregiver Cheat Sheet: Internet Access For Seniors

    The Internet connects us to so many things today that we can’t live without: family, friends, finances, and even fun. It’s very hard to live an analog life anymore, because so many services and institutions are only (or mostly) accessible digitally. Seniors are what sociologists call digital immigrants, which means they were born and grew up in a world without the digital technology that perm…Read More

  6. Aging In San Diego / California: News From The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

    In 2014, San Diego County took aim at a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, creating and funding a county-wide initiative that brings together local experts and leaders, both public and private, in caregiving, medicine, research, law enforcement and government. Known as The Alzheimer’s Project, this endeavor benefits from the world-class medical, research and biotech community that San Diego and Ca…Read More

  7. Seniors In The News: Inspiration In Motion

    This week we bring you three stories of seniors who won’t slow down! Whether hangin’ with Globetrotters, winning gold on the track, or training hardcore for triathlons, this week’s seniors can’t stop, won’t stop moving! Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones can take inspiration from these seniors who are movin’ right along. They say everyone gets their 15 minutes of fame, and Vir…Read More

  8. Caregivers 101: Seniors and Sleep Disorders

    During the week of April 23 – 29, 2017, the National Sleep Foundation wants you to celebrate Sleep Awareness Week. A good night’s sleep is important to everyone, as the human body is built to use the sleeping hours as maintenance and repair time. Seniors need healthy, restful, rejuvenating sleep as much as anyone else, contrary to the myth that older people just naturally sleep less. Sadly, m…Read More

  9. Caregiver Cheat Sheet: What Is Gap Insurance?

    When a friend’s retired mother recently mentioned that she was trying to find affordable gap insurance, her daughter offered to help with her Google ninja skills. Google gave her daughter more than 7 million results – for a kind of auto coverage called GAP insurance. Confusion briefly reigned, because Mom is in the market for Medigap insurance for herself, not additional protection for a car.…Read More

  10. Aging In San Diego: Community Care In Action

    This week, we bring you some inspiring stories about your San Diego community, and the ways it’s reaching out to support seniors, loved ones and caregivers. Technology baffles many of us, regardless of age, but seniors and smartphones are usually like oil and water – they just don’t mix well. Ramona Girl Scout Troop 8731 tried to change that last month when they held a “Smartphone Educati…Read More