Skip to content Accessibility tools

Blog

Smart Aging Connection: Oral Health & Brain Health

— Riding the wave of New Year reflections and perhaps resolutions, there’s no better time to address the under-appreciated topics of Smart Aging. In this newsletter, we’ll explore the link between oral health and brain health, why this linkage is so important and what you can do to improve dental hygiene. The Mind/Body Relationship The “mind-body... Read More

Adaptive Devices Ease Arthritis Symptoms

— As many as one in five adults have a diagnosed form of arthritis in the United States, a type of inflammation that causes joint pain. Arthritis can make everyday tasks challenging because it causes pain and stiffness in the joints. However, there are many tools designed to help people with arthritis to do everyday things... Read More

Is It Time to Take Away the Keys?

— The ability to drive a motor vehicle can be an important part of independence and mobility for older adults. Driving gives us a sense of autonomy that we feel from the first time we are handed a license as a teenager. But not all of us will be able to drive safely for the rest... Read More

Elder Advisory Group’s Smart Aging Program Embraces National Physical Therapy Month

— Oct 2023 Newsletter   This year’s theme for National Physical Therapy Month is “How Physical Therapy Improves Quality of Life.” What an important cornerstone for older adults learning to navigate better health and life quality habits! Improving a client’s day-to-day living is a strategic mission of Elder Advisory Group (EAG) care managers, and I love... Read More

Understanding and Improving Indoor Air Quality

— When it comes to our well-being, we often focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise. However, there’s one vital aspect of our health that often went overlooked prior to the COVID-19 pandemic: indoor air quality (IAQ). As we enter fall and winter, when viruses are known to spread more in our communities,... Read More

Preparing an Emergency Plan for Your Unique Needs

— Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and other emergency situations are all too common these days. In fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans live in counties hit by weather events since 2007, according to disaster declaration data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That illustrates how these events can impact nearly everyone and... Read More

Age is Merely a Number with Planning (and Some Luck)

— Which factors make the most difference to our quality of life as we age? What can we do to increase our overall happiness while increasing our ability to remain independent? As Aging Life Care Professionals®, we see a lot of different reactions to the aging experience. Aging is a very individual journey: we have some clients... Read More

Can an 89-Year-Old Woman Take Charge of Her Own Life? You Bet.

— All too often, when clients begin working with us, they tell us they wish they’d contacted us sooner. I wish they did too! Our services are so flexible, ranging from something as simple as periodically checking in on a client to acting as a personal advocate by closely monitoring and participating in their daily activities... Read More

How Stepfamilies Can Navigate Eldercare Issues

— We all know The Brady Bunch, that perfectly blended family with six children (three girls, three boys), two parents, and a housekeeper. Did you ever wonder what happened when the kids grew up, the housekeeper left, and Mike and Carol Brady started needing eldercare? Caring for aging parents comes with many challenges for any family;... Read More

Protect Your Feet in Style This Summer

— What makes you think of summer? Warm weather, beaches, vacations and a lightweight wardrobe all give off summer vibes. We pack away our coats, trade heavy pants for shorts, and let our feet be free in sandals or flip flops. While flip flops seem like the quintessential summer shoe, that doesn’t mean they are the... Read More
x

logo

Welcome! How can we help?