Archives for March 2015

Seniors At Nutritional Risk

So many of our social activities are based around eating, so how can it be that millions of U.S. seniors are at nutritional risk? Once someone becomes a nutritional risk they also become more susceptible to other health issues and disease. What is a “Senior at nutritional risk”? In order for a senior to be

When Is It Time To Ask For Help? Social Workers’ Roles

It is the role of a social worker to be there for those who need to ask for help; often utilizing local resources to help clients. Learning what is available to you and your family is vital and a social worker or caregiving specialist can provide resources to make everyone’s quality of life better. When

Is Your Vision Affecting Your Quality of Life?

Often people assume that as you age your vision decreases; it’s just a part of getting old, right? However, the truth is that with proper care and maintenance seniors can hold on to their vision much longer than they may expect and while some change of vision is expected with aging it’s not always a

Your Social Worker is an Important Part of Your Team

  The importance of the role of a social worker is quite often overlooked or cast aside. They play very important roles in not only handling common problems and issues a person may have but also play an important role in coping with issues that people face throughout various times of their life. What Do

Take Control of Your Diabetes – Utilizing Your Diabetes Team

If you have diabetes, especially Type II, you have to understand that with that diagnosis comes the responsibility of a disease that needs to be managed/controlled. One can live a very long and full life with diabetes, as long as it’s under control and the best way to make sure you are in control of

Diabetic Seniors – Eat Well On a Budget

It is imperative that as a diabetic senior, you focus on eating well. Following a healthy diet can be expensive but some of these tips can help. Here’s a great informational graphic that the NCOA created to help all seniors eat well as they age. It’s also important as a diabetic senior to check your