Thursday, January 3, 2019

Score High with a Better Living Situation

By Marie Bradby

Instead of aging in place, many Baby Boomers are ditching mowing the lawn, replacing the hot water heater, and dusting rooms they no longer use to move to smaller homes, often in senior communities.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

Make a toast to 2019 and to the start of new beginnings for how you're living. Look through our latest issue for tips on making some worthwhile changes that will bring balance into your life. Happy New Year from Today's Transitions.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

4 Simple Caregiver Solutions

By Rachel Reynolds

“There are many products designed to help you care for your loved one.”
  • Side rails that fit between mattresses, anti pressure overlay mattress, bed cloth or disposable barrier pads can help.
  • Hard sole shoes or socks with grippers, elastic waist slacks and shirts with Velcro rather than buttons.
  • You can purchase a basket or tray to place on a walker which is a great way to carry things.
  • Reachers, sock aids, wedge pillow for turns can be a helpful.
Kayla Cook, owner, Caring Excellence

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Tips for Staying Safe at Home and on the Street - Part 1

By Carrie Vittitoe

Safety may become more of a concern as people age for a number of reasons. If you are an adult child, maybe you notice a loved one is having more frequent “senior moments.” If you are a senior, maybe you are now alone at home after the passing of a spouse. Maybe you have gotten a smartphone and are figuring out how to keep your online information as safe as possible. With the help of Paul Fowler, an LMPD detective with the Crimes Against Seniors Unit, this list will hopefully give you some new strategies and tools to consider to keep yourself as safe as possible.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Step Up Your Game by Widening Your Social Circle

By Marie Bradby

Are you retired and spending your days watching TV or surfing the internet? Studies show that isolation can lead to loneliness, depression, and physical health problems. One way to increase your social circle and stay active is to participate at one of Louisville’s senior community centers that offers social, nutritional, fitness, recreational, and educational activities for active older adults.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Winter Issue Is Out

In this issue of Today’s Transitions, we’re helping you make some major life decisions but in a mindful way. Read our Win in the Game of Later Life feature to find out how to make decisions that will have a positive impact on you and your loved ones. Plus, learn about some simple strategies for staying safe at home or on the street.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

“Learning to stretch and move to the edges of our body is a way of showing the body that we love it, care for it, and respect it...”

By Rachel Reynolds
Photo by Melissa Donald 

When it’s hard to reach that top shelf in a kitchen cabinet or bend over and tie a shoe, it’s often because our muscles are tight and lack flexibility. Stretching and flexing the body regularly can relieve tightness and increase pleasure in one’s daily routine.

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