Safely Stepping in Your “SHOE” (4 Simple Steps to Avoid Household Falls)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) Life around our house is never quiet. I live with a teenage boy. My son, Luke, loves watching “epic fall” videos on YouTube. Usually, the videos depict an extreme sports enthusiast attempting a magnanimous stunt, missing the mark, and bashing his…

On The Right Track (Ziplines and Ceiling Lifts)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) A few years ago, we took the kids on a family adventure to the Costa Rican rainforest. Days spent exploring the sights and sounds of the jungle underneath a verdant canopy were amazing. From tiny cobalt blue and cranberry…

America is Aging: But Are We Ready?

As Americans, we don’t like to think of ourselves as growing older. So what do we do when we find our first grey hair? We hit the gym, eat right, and try to block the thought out of our mind as long as possible. Some of us even turn 39 two or three years in…

8 Tips to Help Seniors Share Their “Living Legacies” with Family

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) Both my parents were in their late 50’s when they passed away, and with their passing, much of our family’s history was lost to time. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve wished I knew more about my…

Help Seniors Feel “Home for the Holidays”

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) It’s December! Crazy! For most of us, the Holiday Season is in full swing. This time of year is such a joyful season for celebrating with friends, gathering with family and loved ones, and enjoying the simple pleasure of…

20 Restaurants Where Veterans Can Grab a Free Meal this Veterans Day

Are you a veteran with an appetite for a good deal? With Veterans Day quickly approaching (November 11), there’s a multitude of businesses that are offering promotions to former servicemen and active-duty military. There’s free haircuts (at Great Clips), 10% discounts (Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Rack Room Shoes), as well as plenty of other amazing…

Is Coffee Good or Bad for You Later in Life?

Mmmmm, coffee… There’s nothing quite like the smell of a fresh cup of joe in the morning. I’m even taking a sip as I write this (I take mine with just a splash of creamer, no sugar). But throughout the years, researchers have sought to find a definitive answer to this question: “Is coffee good…

16 Superfoods for Healthy Seniors (WITH RECIPES!)

I know what you’re thinking: “It’s not even New Years!” or “Summer’s almost over so I don’t need to focus on my ‘beach bod’ anymore!” We know… But the truth is eating healthy shouldn’t be seasonal or a tried-and-failed New Year’s resolution – it should be something we consider every time we sit down for…

Top 10 Summer Tips for Seniors

Ah, it’s that time of the year again: sweet summertime. This when people spend more time outdoors doing the things they enjoy most, such as taking a trip with family, fishing, or gardening. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of the year when the humidity gets us sweating, the sun makes us tired, and the heat…

Hiring a Caregiver Part II: FAQs

As a follow up to our recent post we decided to compile and answer some of our readers most common questions about hiring a caregiver for their loved ones. The representatives from Well Care were gracious enough to answer our list of questions regarding calling, scheduling, and what to look for in a prospective home…