Baby boomers need to plan for their future. There is no other stage in life that requires so much preparation. Staying in our own homes makes economic sense. Demand changes so this is one option. Home care needs a total overhaul and it must begin today. No more excuses. We seniors are worth it.
It’s time to rethink how we care for the elderly. We don’t need more long-term beds in institutions. We need money redirected into Home Care. Seniors want to stay in their own homes. Aging in place is a much more cost-effective and dignified way to treat those who built our country. However, for seniors to safely remain in their homes, we need supports and services in place and easy access to those services. Change needs too begin today!
Pickles, pizza, quilts, sewing and writing memoirs – what is keeping you busy these days?
If you think conditions have improved in long term care facilities think again. It isn’t the hard working staff to blame.
What are your plans for the New Year? How can you stay happy and healthy?
Keep moving. Challenge yourself to exercise your brain in new ways. Rent a metal detector, try a new musical instrument or exercise program. Keep going, trying new things so we can embrace the next months.
What are your comfort foods? Are you spending more time in the kitchen and around the table these days?
Senior care needs action now! Instead of the Federal and Provincial governments saying they understand concerns, they need to implement the processes and standards that have been identified to stop the needless annihilation of our seniors.
Let’s focus on what’s right with the world and how practical help for someone who needs support
A good friend turned 80 this past February and we had a great celebratory week of parties. She never says “getting older” it’s always “getting wiser.” I think it’s a great idea. Words do matter! When you see Penny around our RV Park you see this slim, strong woman in sweats and long-sleeved t-shirts walking, …