Case Manager Update

Updated 10/24/2021

Fighting Loneliness     Start Prepping. Just how you prepare your home for the winter, such as getting out shovels, sidewalk salt and turning on the heat in your house, you can do some things to prepare to fight loneliness! Whether it’s picking out new......

Tradition   Is Thanksgiving an “American holiday?” While the timing and traditions may be unique to our country, the concept is not. Around the world, giving thanks is indeed celebrated and there are at least seventeen other countries that designate a day or time to......

As much as we hope that something as terrible as bullying would never happen or at least end with childhood, it doesn’t. Bullying extends into adulthood and it unfortunately, does not stop as adults grow older.  According to Robin Bonifas, gerontology expert at Arizona State......

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.......