8 DIY Fall Decorations

August 15th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

Autumn is a wonderful time to get cozy and spend time with family. A fun part of the fall season is all the decorations that come with it. We have put together some craft ideas for DIY fall home decorations that seniors and their grandchildren can do together. Autumn Terrarium  You will need: Terracotta base […]

Swimming for Seniors

August 15th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

The August heat gets to everyone and can often be cured by a nice dip in the pool! Sometimes seniors are held back from indulging in swimming because of physical challenges or they simply don’t want to leave the house. Whether you just want to cool off or maybe try some swim classes, aquatics is […]

Autumn Safety for Seniors

August 15th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

Autumn is just on the horizon and it’s never too early to prepare for the hazards the changing weather can bring for seniors. Being proactive and prepared is the best way to avoid unnecessary issues. One of the biggest risks seniors face in autumn is slipping and falling. Here are some ways to help keep […]

Sleepovers at Grandparent’s House

August 15th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

A sleepover at grandma and grandpa’s house is often the first sleepover your grandchildren will experience. This is an exciting step in their lives and you have probably been waiting for the moment you get to host them! Their first sleepover is a perfect time to spoil them, but it may also come with some […]

Senior Wearable Technology

June 27th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

No more ugly medical button on a string! The security of a failsafe for seniors who live alone or those who are prone to wandering, now comes in many forms! Senior wearables are handy devices that stay with the senior and can be used in case of an accident, or GPS tracker that records the […]

Home Bathroom Accessibility

June 27th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

It is never too late to upgrade a senior’s bathroom to help them age in their homes safely! Remodeling effectively can make aging-in-place simpler and more comfortable. However, when considering accessible bathrooms most people think of sterile, cold fixtures. Luckily, bathroom accessibility can be beautiful when universal design is applied. Space can also be a concern when […]

Talking to People with Alzheimer’s

June 27th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

There is no easy way to live with Alzheimer’s or to care for those with Alzheimer’s. This type of dementia affects over 5.5 million Americans. The care begins with understanding the disease and being able to talk to those who are affected. People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can be difficult to talk […]

Aging and Sleep

June 27th, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

What keeps seniors up at night? Senior “sleep architecture” differs. Sleep patterns change as we age, often making it more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. Despite these issues, our sleep needs remain constant throughout adulthood. There are three stages of sleep that make up our sleep architecture: Dreamless light sleep Occasional active dreaming […]

Osteoporosis: ACP Updated Treatment Guidelines

June 1st, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition that increases bone fragility, making them prone to fracture. Loss of bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue is the result. The condition can affect all bones but the hip, wrist, and spine bones are more prone to breaking. Osteoporosis has become a growing problem in healthcare. About […]

Ensuring Safe Transfers for Client & Caregiver

June 1st, 2017 / Peculiar Productions / 0 comments

We know that transferring can be stressful for the client and physically demanding for the caregiver. While the primary objective is to ensure client safety, caregivers should be taking measures to protect themselves as well. Transferring properly and safely is a challenging task across healthcare. When initiating a transfer keep these four points in mind […]