“My elderly father has his days, but for the most part, he still seems pretty sharp. Is there anything I can do to help him stay that way? What tips do you have for boosting brain health?” –Christine from Sandy Springs

  That is fantastic to hear that your father is still going strong. I understand wanting to hold off cognitive decline for as long as you can for your senior.  For many families, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other causes of mental impairment can make it difficult for their loved ones to function and maintain relationships. The […]

“My mother has agreed to move to an assisted living facility, but what happens now? I do not think I can handle this move by myself, and my siblings do not live in the same town. Is there anyone who can help us with the task of downsizing and the battles that go with it?” – Stephen from Milton

  Moving into a senior living community is not like an everyday move. For this type of move, you may have several focuses, the most daunting of which may be clearing out a home where your parent has lived for the majority of his or her life. With decades of personal belongings and keepsakes accumulated, […]

“Everyone in the family, including my elderly father, has allergies every spring, but this year, our symptoms seem worse than ever. My father is worried we could have Covid, but I disagree. Can you clear up our Covid-19 or allergies debate?” –Gina from Dunwoody

  Most people have spent more time at home over the past year, and with the spring weather, they want to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. For some, that means too much pollen exposure, which in turn can make them feel pretty miserable. When you feel rundown, you may forget that […]

“My mother’s physician thinks it may be time to consider memory care, but honestly, I don’t know much about it and how it differs from other senior living options. Can you explain the benefits of memory care so that my family can decide what is best for Mom?” – Joe from Roswell

Any time you choose a senior living community for your loved one, it can be a difficult decision. Finding the right level of care just complicates the matter, but the truth is that the benefits of memory care make it an option that deserves serious consideration. You probably are familiar with the basic senior living […]

“My dad is concerned about the new vaccine for the pandemic, but I want to get him scheduled as soon as possible. How can I convince him that protecting seniors with Covid-19 vaccine is the best way to stay healthy?” Judy from Decatur

  This is what we’ve all been waiting for: the Covid-19 vaccine is finally here, and while the roll-out is not quite as swift as everyone would like it to be, it is getting into the arms of medical providers and first responders. At this stage, protecting seniors with Covid-19 vaccine is the next priority. […]