Sharing Technology with an Elderly Parent

Your parent may be a little tentative at embracing the age of technology. Using a computer may leave them feeling overwhelmed and agitated. Fortunately, society has recognized the need to help seniors incorporate the gifts that computers and other forms of technology can bring into their lives and has developed instructional tools just for this age group. OATS OATS stands for Older Adults Technology Services. It is a non-profit based in New York that offers free tech training for seniors. Learning with other ... Read more

Planning a Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

Senior Care in Lexington OH Thanksgiving is all about tradition, that's for sure. But if you're making a meal for one or more people who need to keep an eye on their heart health, it's possible that you might want to add a few innovations this year to the menu. Here are some ideas that can help, but you may also want to talk to your elderly loved one's medical team and home care providers to see if there are other changes ... Read more

Congrats, You Have Snail-Mail!

Senior Care in Lexington OH Getting a personal letter or card in the mailbox can make someone’s day brightener, and this is especially true for seniors.  They spend a lot of time alone and sometimes a letter may be the only contact they have all day from someone they know.  It's a small favor to do for someone and there is so much joy to be had by the receiver. For one thing, it means that the senior has not been forgotten, although ... Read more