As we conclude our summer blog series, we want to make sure to discuss ways older adults can participate in summertime FUN. The warmer weather makes it easier for us all to get outside and enjoy many activities. Occupational therapist, Regina Sitterley, founder of Home Therapy Solutions suggests purchasing a Rollator walker for outdoor use.…Read More
Summer is here, and our Hurley Elder Care Law team is excited to make plans and enjoy all that the season has to offer…. gardening, grilling, vacations and parties with friends and family. With pandemic restrictions lifting throughout Georgia, there are many opportunities for us to come together and safely experience our favorite summertime activities.…Read More
Professionals who work with seniors have long realized that social isolation leads to cognitive decline. Widespread awareness of this significant healthcare issue has increased due to COVID-19. Our clients are noticing it with their loved ones, and here at Hurley Elder Care Law, we are noticing it with our own families. What are the options…Read More
A conclusion was reached, through 300,000 participants, that people who had strong friendships lived 7.5 years longer than those with weak or few social ties. Brigham Young University reported the conclusion that friendship extends life. Other research by Marla Paul, author of The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making and Keeping Friends When You’re Not a Kid…Read More
There are fears related to independent living communities that are not true, but still remain as myths. Following are a few of these myths: Too Pricey. Once you combine homeowner fees and any medical care or in-home services you may need as you age, independent living communities become more affordable in comparison. The price of…Read More
New research suggests that happiness can make you healthier. Positive vibes are linked to a stronger body and mind together with a more satisfied life. Following are “science-backed” tips to find more joy in your life! Explore life without social media. Yes, symptoms of anxiety correspond to the amount of time you spend on social…Read More
There is a strong link between strong family ties and longevity. When it comes to risk of death, a recent study presented in 2016 by the American Sociological Association, found that a higher percentage of older adults had earlier deaths if they did not feel as tight with their family. In a comparison of similar…Read More
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