Case Manager Update

Updated 9/20/2021

Declutter Our Minds   When we hear the word “declutter” we often think about our home or a physical space. The act of decluttering can be applied to our minds as well. Unless you have addressed this, it is common for adults to have a......

Medical Alert Systems   In the late 80s and early 90s when the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” catchphrase became famous, there were a lot less choices for medical alert systems. In 2021, choosing a medical alert system for yourself or a loved......

Writing Your Life Story   Do you have stories or wisdom that you have always wanted to share with your family, but life always feels too busy? Writing your life story can be a great way to pass down stories, wisdom and lessons of your......

Decluttering Our Lives   When you hear the word “declutter,” what comes to mind? Some will respond with an eye roll or a look of disgust. Others perk up with a smile at the thought of cleaning and organizing. When I meet with someone and......

                I hear these statements or something similar time and time again from older adults I work with. Let’s take a closer look! We live a great deal of our lives on a schedule. As children we had......

Recognizing Caregiver Fatigue What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caregiver fatigue, also referred to as caregiver burnout, is a condition in which a caregiver feels physically, emotionally and psychologically exhausted which can lead to changes in attitude. What causes Caregiver Fatigue? When a person is focusing most or......

Sleep Challenges for Older Adults Many know that aging can have a significant affect on sleep which in turn can affect quality of life, but few understand why. Here’s the scoop. In the brain we have a “master clock” that controls our 24-hour cycle which includes,......

Feeling Blue? It is very common this time of year to feel a sense of sadness. Older adults often find themselves feeling a little sad when children and grandchildren get back to the grind with work and school. Most years this would happen after spending......

Let’s Talk About Driving! Do you ever wonder to yourself “Should I still be driving?” Or has a family member expressed concern about your safety while driving? When someone is getting older or hits a certain age it doesn’t automatically mean they should stop driving.......

Rethinking Traditions – Bring Back the Creativity! The First Six Months: After the disappointment of not being able to have traditional celebrations for our spring holidays, there were more letdowns when we couldn’t celebrate festivities this summer. Weddings, graduations, anniversary parties and funerals were pared down, rescheduled......

When Life Gives You Lemons…make Lemonade!   How do you feel when you hear a positive saying like this? Some people will roll their eyes or shake their head. Maybe even chime in with a negative comment. Other people will smile, nod and agree. Time......

Hello and happy November everyone!   Now more than ever it is important to stay connected and reach out to each other. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can have a negative effect on mental and physical health. Sometimes having someone to chat with can make......