What is a Senior Center?

what is a senior center

As you get older, or if you have parents or grandparents that are getting older, you may start to wonder about the differences between senior centers, and adult care centers, and nursing homes. My grandmother just turned 90. She has lived independently all of her golden years. In fact, she has lived alone since she … Read more

What is Functional Decline?

what is functional decline

Functional decline is the impairment in skills necessary for independent living. The first signs of functional decline in an elderly person aren’t always obvious. They can be innocuous, like misplacing a purse or pills. The signs can also be obvious, such as placing raw meat in the cupboard instead of the fridge. As a family … Read more