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Cyber Security and Seniors: 5 Tips to Protect Your Senior Loved Ones

More seniors are spending time online than ever before. Technology can benefit seniors in so many ways – it can help them connect with loved ones, get essential goods and services without leaving their home, and provides opportunities to stay in contact with their communities. Like all powerful tools,...

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An Inside Look at Remaining COVID Free in a Residential Care Facility

Caring for people with cognition deficits - dementia, strokes, traumatic brain injuries in a residential assisted living is challenging during normal times but add in the complications of COVID 19 and it has been one wild year for sure!  Following is a quick glimpse of what it has taken to remain COVID...

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What to Look For in a Home Health Care Provider

Finding the right home health care provider essentially comes down to what your needs are. But finding a service that fits your needs may be harder than it sounds. One agency can provide very different services than another, offer different prices, have a different process for hiring and training nurses,...

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A Migraine or Headache - What's the Difference

Chances are, everyone has experienced a headache at least once in their life. However, some people suffer from chronic headaches or even migraines. While a tension headache is more common and usually lasts a few hours at most, a migraine can last much longer and be more debilitating. In this article,...

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The Benefit of Wellness and Exercise for People with Parkinson's Disease

For people with Parkinson’s, exercise is not only healthy, but a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and daily living activities. Benefits of exercise: Symptom management. Research has shown that exercise can improve gait, balance, tremor, flexibility, grip strength and motor...

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6 Senior-Friendly Activities at Sugden Regional Park

Picnicking and Pavilions Whether you prefer your al fresco dining under a tree or under an awning, you have several options available at Sugden Regional Park. Picnic tables and pavilions are available free of charge on a first come, first served basis, and pavilions can also be rented...

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10 Best Golf Courses in Naples, FL

Regular exercise is key to maintaining good mental and physical health, especially while we are enjoying our retirement years. With Southwest Florida’s exceptional year-round weather, Naples is the ideal place to get outside and get moving.  If your idea of exercise is hitting the golf course, you’re...

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Social Distancing Senior Activities to Enjoy in Naples

As Florida begins to open up after a long, strange spring, many seniors are wondering what they can do for fun this summer while avoiding the crowds and staying safe. The Naples Senior Center is one organization that is working hard to make sure local seniors have plenty of virtual activities to choose...

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Manatee County Is Now a Dementia Care and Cure Initiative Community

Manatee County is now a Dementia Care and Cure Initiative community, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs announced in March. The Dementia Care and Cure Initiative is part of a statewide push to support those living with dementia as well as their families and caregivers. Manatee County is the 16th county...

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What are the Benefits of Occupational Therapy?

Home Safety Assessment Inconspicuous risks to your physical safety can go unnoticed in the home. After a home safety assessment, an Occupational Therapist can offer strategies for individuals to manage their daily activities while reducing the risk of an injury or further decline in health. By offering...

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Housing & Utility Assistance. Find out which benefits you may qualify for- all for absolutely FREE!

Click here to begin your FREE search!  You may be eligible for housing programs that can help you find and pay for affordable housing or help you keep your home. There are also home repair programs that can help you fix critical and safety issues found in your home or help pay for your household utilities...

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BenefitsCheckUp® is a free service of the National Council on Aging, showing you what FREE benefits

Click here to begin your FREE search!     Have you heard of BenefitsCheckUp? It is a free service of the National Council on Aging, that lets you search for benefits easily, securely, and accurately. In the US, there are over 2,500 federal, state, and private benefit programs available. Start finding...

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Food & Nutrition Assistance. Find out which benefits you may qualify for- all for absolutely FREE!

Click here to begin your FREE search!   You may be eligible for nutrition assistance programs that gives you a cash benefit so that you can buy nutritional foods to help you stay healthy. You can also get help from food/meal assistance programs which can be delivered to your home or at various community...

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Find out what FREE benefits may be available in your area. Search today!

Click here to begin your FREE search!     Have you heard of BenefitsCheckUp? It is a free service of the National Council on Aging, that lets you search for benefits easily, securely, and accurately. In the US, there are over 2,500 federal, state, and private benefit programs available. Start finding...

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Income Assistance. Find out which benefits you may qualify for- all for absolutely FREE!

Click here to begin your FREE search!  You may be able to get help from programs that can provide you with cash assistance so that you can have a minimum level of income to pay for basic needs such as: food, clothing, and shelter.  Learn more about the program that can help you save money. Benefit...

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Learn more about FREE benefit programs that can help you save money.

Click here to begin your FREE search!     Have you heard of BenefitsCheckUp? It is a free service of the National Council on Aging, that lets you search for benefits easily, securely, and accurately. In the US, there are over 2,500 federal, state, and private benefit programs available. Start finding...

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Health Care Assistance. Find out which benefits you may qualify for- all for absolutely FREE!

Click here to begin your FREE search!  You may be eligible for programs that can provide health insurance that pays for your medical costs and other medical expenses. You can also get health care assistance through chore services, home care, nursing home care, and waiver benefits.  Learn more about...

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Free Medications. Find out which benefits you may qualify for- all for absolutely FREE!

Click here to begin your FREE search!  You may be eligible for programs that save money on medications and other health care costs (such as copays and deductibles). People who have applied for these benefits can save, on average, $4,900 annually in assistance.  Learn more about programs that can...

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DRAWING: YOUR NEW Rx

Pretty soon, your pharmacist might be stuffing paper and pencils into those amber-colored bottles.  We’re kidding, of course! But art therapy IS big news. It turns out that people who make art have less stress, are able to focus more deeply, have more emotional resilience, and feel more hopeful about their...

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