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  • Seniors Online: Oh, the Places They’ll Go!

    Seniors Online: Oh, the Places They’ll Go!

    From Our Sponsors While seniors 65 and older grew up without the Internet, many of them have been quick to log in and learn. About 53 percent of this group surfs the Web, according to the Pew Research Center. It can be a good idea to get the laggards online, too. Technology can open doors and keep minds active. Social media is an especially important tool for remaining engaged with family and friends, says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency in Pueblo, Colorado, which ...
    From Our Sponsors While seniors 65 and older grew up without the Internet, many of them have been quick to log in and learn. About 53 percent of this group surfs the Web, according to the Pew Research Center. It can be a good idea to get the laggards online, too. Technology can open doors and keep minds active. Social media is an especially important tool for remaining engaged with family and friends, says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency in Pueblo, Colorado, which ...
  • Is It Time to Take the Car Keys?

    Is It Time to Take the Car Keys?

    From Our Sponsors Driving is one of the most independent acts we do as adults, giving us the ability to come and go as we choose. The problem becomes when we're unable to drive responsibly and safely as we age. As a caring family member, it's a tricky but critical subject to broach with aging parents and other relatives. “There are people who are 85 or 90 who still drive so there's no expected time to stop driving. But it often becomes apparent that as physical disabilities take over, our...
    From Our Sponsors Driving is one of the most independent acts we do as adults, giving us the ability to come and go as we choose. The problem becomes when we're unable to drive responsibly and safely as we age. As a caring family member, it's a tricky but critical subject to broach with aging parents and other relatives. “There are people who are 85 or 90 who still drive so there's no expected time to stop driving. But it often becomes apparent that as physical disabilities take over, our...
  • Is it Time to Hire Caring Help for Mom or Dad?

    Is it Time to Hire Caring Help for Mom or Dad?

    Thursday, March 19 2015 2:35 PM EDT2015-03-19 18:35:14 GMT
    From Our Sponsors When a loved one needs help just a few hours a week – with grocery shopping, cooking and laundry, for example – it can be fairly easy for family members to lend a hand. But what happens when mom or dad develops a chronic illness and needs constant care for 12 or more hours a day? Or constant care, day and night? “Families need to understand how many family members are available to help and how many hours they'll be needed,” says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels ho...
    From Our Sponsors When a loved one needs help just a few hours a week – with grocery shopping, cooking and laundry, for example – it can be fairly easy for family members to lend a hand. But what happens when mom or dad develops a chronic illness and needs constant care for 12 or more hours a day? Or constant care, day and night? “Families need to understand how many family members are available to help and how many hours they'll be needed,” says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels ho...
  • Protecting Your Loved Ones: 6 Key Tips

    Protecting Your Loved Ones: 6 Key Tips

    From Our Sponsors Protecting Your Loved Ones: 6 Key Tips Financially stable seniors are frequent targets of financial scams because they're often isolated, trusting and vulnerable, due to physical illness or because they no longer have the facilities to handle finances in a competent manner. To prevent these scams, keep a close eye on senior loved ones, says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency in Pueblo, Colorado, which provides private, in-home living assistance to...
    From Our Sponsors Protecting Your Loved Ones: 6 Key Tips Financially stable seniors are frequent targets of financial scams because they're often isolated, trusting and vulnerable, due to physical illness or because they no longer have the facilities to handle finances in a competent manner. To prevent these scams, keep a close eye on senior loved ones, says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency in Pueblo, Colorado, which provides private, in-home living assistance to...
  • 5 Tips for Fitness After Fifty

    5 Tips for Fitness After Fifty

    Thursday, January 29 2015 12:01 PM EST2015-01-29 17:01:02 GMT
    From Our SponsorsIt's important to stay active and physically fit at every stage in life. While fitness can be challenging as we grow older, it's especially key for seniors to keep moving so they can maintain independence and continue to enjoy activities, family and friends. “When we feel comfortable with how we move, we have greater self-confidence, a greater sense of independence and we're happier,” says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency, Pueblo, Colo., which provi...
    From Our SponsorsIt's important to stay active and physically fit at every stage in life. While fitness can be challenging as we grow older, it's especially key for seniors to keep moving so they can maintain independence and continue to enjoy activities, family and friends. “When we feel comfortable with how we move, we have greater self-confidence, a greater sense of independence and we're happier,” says David Ritterling, owner of Visiting Angels home care agency, Pueblo, Colo., which provi...
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