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4 Tips for Moving an Elderly Parent

The home environment is a critical piece of our happiness. We want our loved ones to stay in their homes as they age, but sometimes the home is too big for their needs. Or perhaps the yard is too large to tend, or the home needs significant modifications to be safe for daily living.

Whether your loved one is downsizing or simply moving to a home environment that is better suited to their needs, the moving process can be stressful. We’ve worked with many families to make the moving process easier – in fact, we even launched a service specifically for […]

Real Social Networking for Seniors

Social interaction is an important part of healthy living. But is social networking an adequate substitute for the real thing?

You have over 1,000 social network friends, fans, or followers. Certainly you feel like you’re connected to all of these people, and can call on them to help you through good times and bad. Right?

Not exactly.

While we have “friends” or “fans,” the connections don’t exactly represent the same types of relationships we’re designed to have with other human beings. And we need human interaction for the highest level of well-being on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

We need to work hard to […]

Senior Nutrition Services Now Available From Sunlight Support

Over six million seniors are malnourished, affecting their health, happiness and quality of life. They may not be able to shop for groceries or prepare them in their home or apartment. Lincoln Senior Care Company, Sunlight Support, recognizes the growing need for senior nutrition services and has added Mom’s Meals to its care offerings.

Mom’s Meals is a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing great tasting, nutritionally balanced, fresh meals to meet the needs of the aging population. Meals are prepared with fresh fruits and vegetables and stay […]