spring forward with seniors at home

Spring Forward with Seniors at Home

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With the warm weather quickly approaching, we are all feeling that need to celebrate spring. Whether you are a caregiver for a senior, a senior or a senior’s loved one, there are so many activities that seniors can be involved in to welcome the higher temperatures! 1. Eat Outside. Plan a fun picnic-style menu, even if the picnic is right in your own yard. Get out the picnic basket and a blanket, and fill the basket with festive favorites – sandwiches, slaw and lemonade. Help your seniors get their porch or deck prepared for usage by wiping down the furniture, sweeping off the flooring and making it look inviting to use. 2. Bring home a new plant. Bringing nature inside …

winter home care tips

Winter Home Care Tips

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Staying in your own home as you age has many incredible benefits. However, there are some home care responsibilities and upkeep duties that come with the territory. With all of the strange weather that we have seen in St. Louis this winter (from 70 degrees to a full blown snowstorm in a matter of 3 days), we wanted to provide some helpful plumbing tips to keep you, your home and your pipes safe this winter – so we reached out to a well-known plumbing company to put together this list of suggestions. • If you find yourself with a frozen pipe when the temperature dips, try warming it up with a hair dryer. Once you take care of it and …