Summer Safety Tips for the Elderly

As summer approaches, it is vital to review general safety tips for the elderly. As we age, we are more susceptible to the effects of the seasonal changes. Stay safe while having fun in the sun with these summer safety tips from your friends at Long Term Solutions.   Stay hydrated: Many doctors suggest drinking…

Community Outreach: Long Term Solutions Gives Back

At Long Term Solutions, our mission includes partnering with families of seniors to create long-lasting solutions for them in their everyday lives.  Everyday our team of trained nurses, care coordinators and client service representatives strive to incorporate this mission, along with our vision of compassionate care, into the services that we provide. We believe that…

Grocery Shopping Solutions for Seniors

The thought of shopping for weekly groceries can be stressful and agitating for many seniors. Trying to concoct creative and healthy snacks and meals isn’t always easy. Many caregivers can relate to a situation where elderly parents or grandparents become increasingly upset about the task and forget how joyful preparing a well-balanced meal with loved…

Train Your Brain: The Importance of Brain Fitness

The term “Brain Fitness” refers to the idea that one can utilize cognitive training abilities to maintain or improve their neurological state. Exercising the brain to improve memory or daily functionality has been an interesting development in the science of aging. Researchers are finding that brain fitness can be an essential practice to increase seniors’…

Benefits of Adult Day Care

In today’s world, elder caregiving is recognized as a key element of everyday life for millions of families throughout the United States. Adult Day Care is an important care option for families as they transition into the role of primary caregiver for their loved ones. In greater numbers than ever before, caregiver family members face…

Daily Exercise Tips for the Elderly

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires several components, including daily, low impact exercise. It has been well documented that physical daily activities are a proven way to increase senior health, reduce the risk of certain injuries and senior health conditions. As we age, however, sustaining a continuous exercise routine can be a challenge. We may feel…

Aging In Place

Everything you always wanted to know about aging in place but were afraid to ask. There’s a growing trend that’s sweeping the country. It’s called Aging In Place. Seniors prefer to remain in their homes or that of a family member as they enter the final chapters of their lives. In fact, 90% of seniors…

The Top 5 Tips for Caring for Aging Parents

How to Care for Aging Parents LTS recently partnered with Bright Horizons on a powerful webinar entitled, “The Caregiving Generation: Tips for Caring for Aging Parents”. If you missed it, you can find lots of compelling information on the new face of caregiving and how to strike a balance in your work and your personal…

Having Difficult Conversations about End of Life

It’s never an easy conversation to have with a loved one or a patient, “How do you want to embrace the final period in your life?” One of the best examples on how to improve the conversation comes from Atul Gawande’s best-selling book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Atul Gawande, critically…

Still Waiting… Finding a Cure for Alzheimer’s

“Still Alice” portrays the devastating experience of early onset Alzheimer’s in a 56 year old bright, youthful, Columbia linguistics professor, played by Julianne Moore. Moore won the 2015 Academy Award for “Best Actress” in her role based on the best-selling book of the same name. We tend to think of Alzheimer’s disease as an inevitable…

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