Latest Posts

  • But I Don’t Want to Go…….

    April 13, 2017
    read comments ( 0 )

    Ask an elder where they would like to live out their lives and the clear majority will say, “right here in my own home”. It is easy to guess why. Home is familiar, it is where memories have been made, and moving usually means a loss of independence. But is it better for an elder



    Read Full Post >>
  • Food Wonderful Food ……

    March 1, 2016
    read comments ( 0 )

    March is National Nutrition Month, so this is as good a time as any to talk about nutrition and aging. What should we be eating as we age? Does it matter? Should we be concerned if we are “a little overweight”? Is it natural for an elder to have less of an appetite? As it



    Read Full Post >>
  • March is National Nutrition Month

    March 4, 2015
    read comments ( 0 )

    March…in like a lion, out like a lamb. Here in the Northeast, where the snow simply will not stop falling, March is certainly living up to that expression! Did you know March is also National Nutrition Month? Eating a healthy diet is important as we grow, but do we need to be as concerned about diet



    Read Full Post >>
  • Why Are They So Grumpy?

    May 21, 2013
    read comments ( 0 )

    As it turns out, getting old is another developmental stage. Remember those stages, infancy, toddlerhood, pre-school, school-age, adolescence, and so on? The tasks of those developmental stages include, learning to trust, becoming independant, learning to take initiative, working to accomplish a task and identifying your role in life. End of life is a continuation of



    Read Full Post >>