Category Archives: Of Special Interest

My Home Companion Gives The Elderly An Option To Access Spiritual Care

When Michael Rodia’s mother was not able to receive the sacraments and participate in church activities, she found solace in My Home Companion’s faith-based initiative. The company arranged for a home visit from an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, someone … Continue reading

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Pet Care Advice for Seniors

According to some statistics, the rate of pet ownership stays consistent for people aged 25 to 54 (around percent), but then drops off for older adults (down to 32 percent for people over 65). That may be due to the … Continue reading

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Metro Senior SmarTrip® Cards

The bright yellow Senior SmarTrip® card for citizens age 65 and older enables seniors to get the discounted fare on Metrobus and Metrorail. A SmarTrip® card is easy to use and faster than a farecard. Just touch it to the … Continue reading

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How to Create a Care Plan for an Aging Family Member

When you’re caring for another person, every day presents new challenges. From changes in health status to changes in mood, caregivers must be ready to respond and adapt at a moment’s notice. But when you’re racing against the clock to … Continue reading

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Driving Safety Tips for Seniors

Despite older drivers having a higher accident rate, many senior are keen to keep hold of their license for as long as possible. And understandably so.  Driving can be a wonderful experience and is often the key to staying independent. … Continue reading

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