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Five Tips for Making a Senior’s Holiday Visit Happy and Stress-Free

Dec 10, 2018 —   What’s the greatest gift you can give to your senior parents and friends at this time of year? If they’re visiting your home for a big holiday event, the greatest gift you can give them is a worry-free day to enjoy spending time with people they love. Whether it’s Christmas dinner or a family... Read More

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Caring for a Senior Loved One

Oct 11, 2018 — When you become a caregiver for a senior loved one, you step into one of life’s most challenging roles. The role of caregiver means making sure that your loved one has everything they need to thrive and be comfortable, whether that is in their own home, your home, or with the help of a senior... Read More

Memory Care or Assisted Living: Which is the right choice?

Sep 17, 2018 —   Have you noticed a senior parent or loved one becoming forgetful? Many families turn to memory care when they notice that a loved one is experiencing memory challenges. However, with so many options available today, it can be hard to know which option is best. Mild to moderate memory loss doesn’t necessarily mean that... Read More

8 Foods That Have Great Health Benefits

Apr 11, 2018 — You’ve probably heard by now that what you eat, especially as you age, contributes significantly to your overall health and wellbeing. The internet tells you to eat a balanced, healthy diet and to get as much exercise as you can. However, seniors who may be cooking for one or who simply don’t like to cook... Read More

How Do I Start the Conversation About Senior Care with My Parents?

Mar 1, 2018 — The conversation around senior care is often a sensitive subject for families, especially if you’re talking to an older loved one. When is it time to begin the conversation? How will my loved one react? How do I even bring it up? This depends on your loved one’s situation. Have they already experienced a health... Read More

How Can I Have a Healthier Heart?

Feb 9, 2018 —   With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s more than just love in the air—February also happens to be American Heart Month (someone definitely did that on purpose). Fostering a healthy heart is a key factor in a long and healthy life, but it’s not always easy to determine what you, specifically, need to... Read More

How Do You Know When Your Senior Loved One Is No Longer Safe At Home?

Jan 9, 2018 —  Are you wondering whether you senior loved one is no longer safe at home? For many families, the answer may be part of a gradual change in a loved one’s health and behavior. Because the changes are gradual, they can be difficult to see. Plus, no one wants to think of someone they love having... Read More

Sunnyside Manor’s Tips for a Senior-Friendly Thanksgiving

Nov 15, 2017 —   Every year at Thanksgiving, generations of families come together to celebrate, enjoy each other’s company, and share in family traditions. That makes Thanksgiving an ideal time to honor the seniors in your family. Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving in your home or visiting with family, there is plenty you can do to make Thanksgiving enjoyable... Read More