Assisted Living

Adult Day Care - Tracey Wolfman

Tracey Wolfman explains the benefits offered to seniors with adult day care and what questions people should ask when looking for such a service.

 

Medication Management

Dr. Joel Sender, medical director of geriatric care at St. Barnabas Hospital, speaks on the problem of polypharmacy, where seniors can have adverse reactions as a result of the many different medications they take for their numerous medical conditions.

 

Live in Home Care - Frank Esposito

Dr. Joel Sender, medical director of geriatric care at St. Barnabas Hospital, speaks on the problem of polypharmacy, where seniors can have adverse reactions as a result of the many different medications they take for their numerous medical conditions.

 

The Value of Pet Therapy for Seniors - Randie Blumhagen

Dog Trainer Randie Blumhagen discusses the importance of pet therapy for seniors and the chronically ill and how she and her dogs are making a difference in the lives of many who live at long term care facilities and hospices.

 

Elder Day Care - Laura Heck

Is elder day care right for your aging loved one? Laura Heck, the activities director at Our House Senior Care Center in New Jersey, offers some answers to questions that need to be asked on this subject.

 

Adult Day Care - Claire O'Brien

Claire O'Brien, Director of Community Health Services and Adult Day Center with the Visiting Nurses Association of Somerset Hills, NJ discusses the growing importance of adult day services for seniors and their adult children.

 

Taking the Car Keys Away - Matt Gurwell

Matt Gurwell, the founder of the Ohio-based organization Keeping Us Safe, takes a hard look at seniors and driving and what should be done when mom or dad is no longer safe behind the wheel.

 

Transitioning in a Continuing Care Retirement Community - Diana Liddy

Diana Liddy, a marketing representative at Winchester Gardens, offers an overview of a Continuing Care Retirement Community, and how residents can transition as their health dictates over the years.

Adult Day Care - Ray Aponte

Ray Aponte, geriatric program director at St. Barnabas Hospital, discusses the benefits of adult day care, and the benefits to both the end user and the family caregiver.

 

Benefits of Home Care - Beverly Henderson

More and more people prefer the benefits of home care over assisted living. Beverly Henderson, clinical services manager at Mercer Street Friends, explains.

Hire a Pro or Do It Yourself?

One of the greatest dilemmas one has when it comes to caring for aging loved ones is to hire a live-in or home health aide or take care of the family member yourself. Author Connie Goldman offers her perspective.

 

A Place for Mom - Josie Mescallado

Eldercare advisor Josie Mescallado discusses her unique organization, A Place For Mom, which provides a resource for caregivers looking for answers on a range of topics that involve caring for their elderly loved ones.