Thursday, July 12, 2018

This 71-Year-Old Woman Will Make You Take a Second Look

By Victoria DeWilligen
Photo by Melissa Donald 





"Yoga is all about breathing. If you can incorporate breathing into your everyday life, you have basically mastered yoga. Yoga is really designed to get you through daily life, breathing through difficult times."


Judy Look, yoga instructor at the Greater Louisville YMCA

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Five Ways to Experience Summer and Sunshine

By Tiffany White
Photos by Aubrey Hillis




When the sun is shining, it’s time to get out and experience the things that can illuminate every spot of your life. Try one or all of these ideas for using the sunshine to brighten your days and lift your mood.

Take a bike ride through Cherokee Park, the Parklands at Floyds Fork or any other beautiful, scenic area. It’s a fun and relaxing way of enjoying nature while getting in a good workout.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Who Went Above and Beyond for Your Loved One?



Do you know someone who goes above and beyond when caring for the elderly? The Innovative Caregiving Award recipient is a caregiver that is using innovative methods to give the utmost care to their patients in the areas of home health care service, community or facility based, volunteer caregiver, and independent caregiver. Nominate someone here.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Eat Dessert by the River and Learn Some History

By Brittani Dick
Photos by Melissa Donald

Widow's Walk Ice Creamery
Lunch Plus One is a simple outing to do with a friend or a relative. This summer outing takes you to Southern Indiana for a cool, tasty treat and beautiful views.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Who Helped You With Rehab?



Do you know anyone who has made advances in the rehabilitation of aging individuals? The Innovative Therapeutic/Mobility Services Award is given to someone who has excelled in special treatments/rehab advances or activities that improve the mobility of their patients. Nominate someone here.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Here's How You Can Open a Jar If You Have Arthritis


By Carrie Vittitoe




If a loved one has difficulty getting a solid grip due to arthritis, changing some simple items around the house may help. Lucy Martin, a former caregiver, suggests lever door handles on frequently used doors. She had good luck finding products at Elderstore, an online company that sells items such as easy grip food handles, textured grab bars, and silicone jar openers. Or go here to find more gripping items like the one above.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Who Has Helped You or Your Loved One Get Around More Easily?



Do you know of a healthcare community who is doing something like this? The Innovative Structural Design award is given to someone who has made mobility, adaptability, or overall older living challenges easier for older adults. Submit your nomination here by August 10. Five winners will be featured in the winter issue of Today's Transitions and the November issue of Today's Woman.
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