Entries by Linda Bass

The Return of the Purple Martins

Springtime….  The flowers bloom, the trees bud, and the winds swell with anticipation.  Excitement builds as the outside temperatures are allowing folks to be able to go outside – without a heavy coat!  Doors and windows are opened wide to release the “cabin-fever” and the gentle rains wash away the remnants the previous winter. For […]

Help. Any Time. Any Day. Any Reason.

Did you know that 1 of every 3 seniors, aged 65 or older, will have a fall this year? Do you know that 80% of all falls occur within, or in a close proximity of, a person’s home? Have you (or someone you know) fallen and laid there for hours or days, unable to get […]

The Gift of Your Time

The secret of aging well is exercise and eating right, as everyone knows. Right? Right! Additionally, socialization with others, especially family, is an equally important component to a long, happy life. As we approach the season where we celebrate the most important aged people in our lives, our parents, we must realize that cards, flowers, […]

You Don’t “Have to FALL” … to be “Alarm Appropriate!”

According to the CDC, “Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans.” 1 Although this is a grim statistic, you don’t “have to fall” … to be “alarm appropriate!” Do you live alone? Are you […]