1. Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Diet in Older Age

    The warmth exuding from the oven, the smell of sugary cinnamon rolls filling every nook and cranny, the taste of your mom’s homemade mac ‘n’ cheese—for many of us, growing up with home cooking was one of the best and most quintessential parts of home. As we grow up, however, we know that foo…Read More

  2. The Best Ways to Increase Mobility

    As we grow older, one of the biggest changes that takes place in our life revolves around mobility. All throughout our lives, many of us were fortunate to move around freely and with ease—running to catch a ball, dropping to the floor for some quick push-ups, going for a quick bike ride, all were …Read More

  3. Taking Care Of Yourself While You Are An Active Caregiver

    Being a caregiver to an elderly or disabled loved one can be rewarding, but it isn’t always an easy job. Many caregivers are so selfless that they often times forget to take care of themselves, which, in the long run, is harmful to their own health and can lead to problems with their caregiving ab…Read More

  4. Tips For Traveling With Disabilities

    Traveling can be hard, stressful and come with its fair share of unforeseen issues. If you are disabled or traveling with someone who is disabled, you understand the additional considerations that must be taken when planning a trip. Will there be handicap accessibility? What are the different standa…Read More

  5. Choosing The Right Caregiver

    The CDPAP, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, is a Medicaid program that gives elderly or disabled the ability to choose their own caregiver, based on personal needs and preferences. In most cases, a family member or close friend is chosen to assist and provide care. Traditional home car…Read More

  6. Fun Summer Activites for Seniors

    Summer is just around the corner, and planning exciting outdoor activities is on the minds of many people. For senior citizens, summertime can be a season of loneliness and isolation, as their families and relatives are often on vacations or taking time off and might not be able to spend much time w…Read More

  7. The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

    Everyone understands that exercise is important to a healthy life, but does it benefit the elderly? Many studies have proven that it does and can have amazing impact on emotional, physical, and mental health. While your loved one doesn’t need to train for an intense marathon or weight-lifting comp…Read More

  8. Reasons Why An Elderly Person Can Benefit from a Pet

    Having the pleasure of owning a dog, cat, or other pet can make life seem brighter, happier, and more exciting. If you have a older family member who is in need of companionship, consider getting him or her a pet. The friendship that can blossom from a lovable cat or dog can truly be a bright spot i…Read More

  9. Removing Fall Hazards From Your Home

    If you, or a loved one, are experiencing balance or stability issues, it is a good idea to examine your home to identify potential fall risks. Your home should be where you are most comfortable, and if you have decided to stay in your home using the CDPAP program to help pay a loved one or family me…Read More

  10. Worried About Your Elderly Loved One? Let LifeCare Advantage Help

    Getting old not only takes a toll on your loved one’s body, but can also take a toll on your peace of mind. As you worry about their days while you’re at work, you can have a hard time not thinking about the potential of bad things happening to your loved one. As daily tasks become harder for th…Read More