How to Talk to Your Elderly Loved One

NJ Senior Living & Lifestyle In general, there is a difference between seniors in their 80s and older, and those who are now in their 70s.  For example: Seniors in Their 80s Seniors in their 80s, who lived through the Depression, have often spent frugally and saved as much as possible. They focus on wanting […]

Planning For Your Elder Years

New Jersey Elder Planning Tips Recent surveys among NJ elderly, find that their biggest concerns are: 1. Remaining independent in the home without intervention from others; 2. Maintaining good health and receiving adequate health care; 3. Having enough money for everyday needs and not outliving assets and income. Pre-planning can help address these issues.  No […]

Ten Tips for Family Caregivers

  Choose to take charge of your life, and don’t let your loved one’s illness or disability always take center stage. Remember to be good to yourself. Love, honor and value yourself. You’re doing a very hard job and you deserve some quality time, just for you. Watch out for signs of depression, and don’t […]

Edlerly Face Fatality Risks When Driving

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. For many seniors, driving is inseparable from independence… When it comes to auto fatalities, who do you think is more likely to die behind the wheel: […]

Brain Fitness…Exercising Your Mind

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. It’s long been assumed that memory loss, slower thinking and eventual dementia are the natural results of aging. Dr. Michael Merzenich, a neuroscientist from the University […]

New Jersey Live in Care for Elders

Caregivers provide assistance to other people who because of physical disability, chronic illness or cognitive impairment are unable to perform certain activities on their own. So-called informal care can be offered by family members or friends, often in a home setting. Or paid or volunteer professional care, so-called formal care, can be obtained at home, […]

New Jersey Caregiving for Elderly Relatives

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. Just a few years ago, workers were likely to need time away from work for parent-teacher conferences, running kids to medical appointments, and staying home to […]

7 Tips on Keeping the Weight Off

While there are many ways to successfully lose weight, most people regain it over time. Ongoing research is now giving us insights into how to keep the weight off. The National Weight Control Registry makes these suggestions: * Keep eating fewer calories. * Eat a healthy breakfast. * Exercise regularly. More than 90 percent of […]

Facts About Hypothermia and NJ Elders

Q1 – How does hypothermia occur? A1 – Hypothermia can happen anytime a senior’s body temperature anytime it drops even a couple of degrees below its ordinary temperature. Q2 – Does hypothermia only occur outdoors? A2 – While it is a common misconception that hypothermia only occurs in extremely cold temperatures outdoors, or when being […]

Elder Abuse

What can you do to save a life? The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reported that some half a million seniors nationwide were abused in 1996.¹ That estimate confirmed a long-held theory of the aging research community that reported cases are only the “tip of the iceberg,” and for every reported incident of elder […]