Guiding News

Talk Turkey About End-of-Life Plans

The holiday season is upon us! We gather to cheer for our football team, dive into our favorite foods, find bargains for our gift lists and spend extra time with our loved ones. It’s also the perfect time to share our advance care planning decisions and end-of-life preferences. Why? Because everyone around the table will… Read More

Protecting Seniors During Natural Disasters

Natural disasters are devastating. They cost lives. They cost communities. They cost money. But they are particularly deadly for seniors. Gustavo E. Flores, M.D., a member of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Emergency Cardiovascular Care committee, explains, “During and after a storm, many people experience extreme stress and trauma, which research shows can lead to… Read More

Understanding End-of-Life Setting Options

Understanding End-of-Life Setting Options If you could choose where you wanted to spend your final days, where would that be? Whatever the preference or circumstances of someone who is nearing the end of their life, understanding the care setting options is key to creating a plan that helps ensure the greatest comfort for the individual… Read More

Fire Safety Experts Share Post-Holiday Safety Tips

Fire Safety Experts Share Post-Holiday Safety Tips In 2020, many families decided to forego their family holiday celebrations in order to avoid exposure to COVID-19. This year, with the vaccine available, more families have decided to get together. But since we skipped last year, our skills might be a little rusty! Hmmm, how long do… Read More

“Home” For the Holidays? Common Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Help

“Home” For the Holidays? Common Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Help This year the holidays and holiday gatherings will look a bit different for most of us because of the pandemic. Experts advise us to stay home and limit our in-person celebrations to those living in our immediate household. Observing the holidays with… Read More

Holiday Gifts for Senior Safety

Holiday Gifts for Senior Safety Santa is making his list and checking it twice. This holiday season, make your own list—of emergency preparation plans, that is! Are you shopping for your older parents, grandparents, or other senior loved ones? It can be hard to think of the perfect gift. A tie, a fruitcake, cologne, a… Read More