As your parents age, it may be hard to find the correct balance of "caring about" vs "caring for". This article, "What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids" from The Atlantic discusses the fine line between caring and controlling.When the time comes to discuss care...

"Caring for an aging loved one can be one of the most stressful family milestones. The sheer difficulty of the task, its high cost, as well as underlying family issues can collide to create a perfect storm of discontent.But when families put aside their differences and...

We all want what is best for those we love. For some, that may mean transitioning to a senior living community. Selecting a home where your loved one will be happy, healthy, and safe is a big decision, but not impossible. For those looking in...

The summer sun makes it the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. But the summer heat can be a problem for seniors, particularly with extreme humidity. While it might feel nice to stay inside and cool off by the air conditioning, it's also important to...

*Article, information and photo taken from Care.com. Click here to view the full webpage.  The summertime is a time of fun and relaxation for most people. But for seniors, the heat and sun can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren't taken. Here are some great...

The Railway Cafe is open 7 days a week 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m and located in the main lobby in the Lodge at Geer Village Senior Community.  The cafe serves freshly prepared food, sourced locally with a full breakfast and lunch menu, featuring daily specials.  Residents, visitors and community...

June is National Home Safety Month. We can all use this month to rise awareness about important safety issues like medication safety, first aid and emergency preparedness, and preventing slips and falls.Worrying about the health and safety of an older family member or friend can...

Each May, the Administration for Community Living leads the celebration of Older Americans Month. The 2017 theme, Age Out Loud, gives aging a new voice. More than ever before, seniors are working longer, trying new things and fully engaging in their communities. Strive...

April is Occupational Therapy Month! This commonly overlooked form of therapy is extremely important for the health of mature adults and seniors. Falling is common in old age. When injury strikes or long term wear of joints and muscles require rehabilitation, an occupational therapist provides...

It's important to eat well as we age to improve mental wellness, energy levels and resistance to sickness. However, you shouldn't correlate healthy eating with "dieting" and giving up the foods that you enjoy as you age!Feed your body and your mind by eating...