senior citizens

Is Your Baby Boomer Generation Guy A Harley Davidson Dude Too?

One of the joys of the Baby Boomer Generation is that our wonderful men finally get to have their gorgeous Harley Davidson motorcycle and leather jacket!

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Flying Practice for Baby Boomer Generation & Senior Citizens

Many Senior Citizens and Baby Boomers are flying alone for the first time ever. Taking a short flight for fun can ease caregiver stress and prep you for longer trips.

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Senior Citizen Care Is In The News!

Caregivers need to be proactive about taking steps to avoid burnout. It’s vital for us to build a network of people who can help us in our elder care-giving.

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Senior couple walking in park

Wheelchair Ramps for Doorways!

When my elderly father had to give up his independence, and even his rollator, for a wheelchair, we were thrilled to discover wheelchair ramps for doorways!

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Online Encouragement For Caregivers and Their Families

Caregiving for those with chronic illnesses can be especially difficult. Most of us can handle helping for a short term. But chronic means long-term, on-going. It can mean months, years, or even decades of helping a loved one with health issues that can get worse, and rarely get better.  When I helped my mom and […]

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Tax Talk for Those Who are Elderly Care Givers

Reuters had an interesting, albeit sad, article on the tax woes many, including senior citizens, are finding themselves in right now, due to the economic recession we are in. Some of the primary points in the article include: There are many who are self-employed who are not paying quarterly estimated taxes due to less income […]

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Power Of Attorney Follow-up for Wise Eldercare

Providing wise care for your aging parents when using a Power of Attorney was discussed in yesterday’s post . Today, I want to follow that up with some additional information that is especially relevant in today’s economy. With all the changes in the marketplace, including banks buying out other banks, merging, and sometimes even closing, […]

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A Power Of Attorney Is a Vital Part of Eldercare

Power of Attorney. Doesn’t that sound powerful? You watch TV, someone produces one of those, and they have total power with no problems. Now try that in the real world. You’ll probably find it’s not quite that easy. Don’t get me wrong. It’s vital to have one. I highly recommend asking an attorney for the […]

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Medications Can Sometimes Cause Dementia in Elderly Parents

One of my dear friends started developing severe memory loss when she turned 85. In the course of that, she also became severely ill and had to go to the hospital. After three days in the hospital, she wasn’t just forgetting things. She had developed full dementia. She didn’t recognize me at all, even though […]

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Boomers & Seniors Blog Carnival for March 24 is Up and Running at Ageless-Sages

Wait till you see the current edition of this useful and interesting collage of blog posts. Ageless-Sages is hosting it and they used the greatest pictures. Vintage photos! As you can probably guess from past posts here at SandwichINK, I LOVE vintage pictures. That alone is enough to make me run over. But that’s not […]

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