Aging in Place Technology   More  

Benefits of Using Virtual Reality Technology

Most people think of virtual reality (VR) as another word for video games, but in recent years, it has proven to be an extremely beneficial resource in many...
Lauren Beaubien
1 min read

Aging in Place Technology   More  

Zoom Call: Crash Course

Welcome to our Zoom Call Crash Course. Previously, we shared resources on other virtual video tools like FaceTime. However, today we go into depth on installing, setting up, and...
thbcclibrary
1 min read

Assisted Living   More  

4 Major Differences Between Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living

Choosing the right living environment for yourself or a loved one can be hard. Because there are so many facility types, costs, locations, and specialists involved, you can...
liz ramirez
1 min read

Brain Health   More  

Creating a Routine for Dementia Care

Dementia is a common disease among older adults but this in no way lessens the associated struggles. While there is no cure, a massive benefit for those with...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

Caregivers   More  

4 Hearing Aid Resources for Older Adults

Access to hearing aids can be challenging for older adults for two main reasons: they may have limited income and they may not know all the programs that...
tiffany.perkins
2 min read

COVID-19   More  

Covid Burnout

“Covid fatigue” has been on everyone’s mind. Many people feel overwhelmed, stressed, and just plain tired from the pandemic. And, for immunocompromised and older individuals who have to...
Lauren Beaubien
1 min read

Healthy Eating   More  

Kitchen Staples: 5 Things to Keep on Hand

Having a well-stocked pantry with staple ingredients can ensure that you’ll always have meal options in a pinch. For seniors, this is especially important to consider because having...
tiffany.perkins
2 min read

Medication Management   More  

How to Find Prescription Discounts

As we get older, our bodies go through many new changes. Sometimes, the conditions associated with aging can require medication, and unfortunately, these medications can be expensive! In...
Lauren Beaubien
1 min read

Healthy Lifestyle   More  

Where to Donate This Fall & What to Give

Fall is right around the corner, which means cooler temperatures and thoughts about upcoming holidays are upon us. One of the most popular things people do during Fall...
connie.lee
2 min read

Taking Care of a Parent   More  

Tips for Adult Children Acting as Caregivers

Many people can fill the role of a caregiver, hired or not. They gain this role without prior planning and occasionally without choice. Often, older adults choose to...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

All Stories

How to Find Unclaimed Money

Finding a lost $20 in the cushions of your couch or in the pocket of an old pair of pants is one of life’s...
tiffany.perkins
2 min read

The Actual Cost of Home Care for Seniors

Aging in Place and the Cost of Long Term Care The goal for the vast majority of seniors in the United States is...
thbcclibrary
4 min read

3 Walking Workouts to Try This Summer

Many of us are motivated to level up our activity during the summer because of the longer days and nice weather but heat and...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

All About RV Adventures

Traveling the world and seeing new places is a dream that many people have, and as people get older, they are often able to...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

Gym-Going for Older Adults

There’s a dizzying array of possible workouts out there, and it’s tough to decide which one is best. This challenge can get even more...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

Fair Weather Picnics

One of the best ways to enjoy warm spring weather is to spend a day outside! We highlighted a variety of fun springtime activities...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

Easy Kitchen Modifications

The kitchen is an essential part of the house. Besides being a place to make food, it’s often a source of comfort and warm...
Lauren Beaubien
1 min read

Understanding Medicaid Spend Down

Being on Medicaid can have many benefits. But, each state has different requirements for qualifying. Understanding these different requirements and figuring out how to...
Lauren Beaubien
1 min read

Springtime Outdoor Activities and Sports

Since the weather is warming up again, it’s the perfect time to start getting outdoors and getting active! Being active and spending time in...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read

Resources for the Visually Impaired

One of the most common conditions associated with aging is visual impairment. The risk of lowered vision or even blindness increases dramatically as we...
Lauren Beaubien
2 min read