Posts Tagged ‘seniors’

We danced the night away at the Snowflake Ball & Silent Auction benefit for the Senior Companion Program! Lambert’s is on the program’s Advisory Board and chaired this year’s Silent Auction. We are thrilled to report a record-breaking $9,603 raised at this year’s fundraiser!

See photos & learn more about this great program that helps Knox Co seniors.

Today is a special day where we pay our respects to one of the great leaders and defining contributors to American history, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He stood for equality, compassion, nonviolent activism, and holding stead-fast to your principles. As we celebrate him today, read on for 5 ways that you can honor him and his legacy as it relates to the elderly.

Retirement isn’t about sitting in the recliner watching game shows with the window shades drawn. For many, it’s the time to DO THINGS they’ve been waiting their whole lives for. They spent the first part working hard, saving, and building towards retirement. Now they can pick up a new hobby, travel, spend time with loved ones, and create. Traveling as a senior may be different than traveling as a 20-year old, but it can be just as fulfilling and rewarding. Read tips for traveling with seniors on our latest Homecare Advocate blog post!

As we celebrate Home Safety Month, we’re looking at how you can adapt your current home to better meet your needs as you get older. This week’s focus is on kitchens, which is a popular renovation area for many homeowners due to its high return on investment and the drastic impact it makes on one living comfortably in their home.

Read the Homecare Advocate for popular kitchen design features to create a safe home environment.

The majority of today’s homes are not well suited to meet the needs of an aging population. By 2030, 20% of the US population will be over the age of 65–twice the number of seniors today.

People overwhelmingly want to remain in their homes as they get older, so we’re doing a 4-part series this month on aging in place and transforming your home to meet your changing needs.

10 days & counting til the Senior Snowflake Ball! Learn about this fundraiser event for Knoxville’s Senior Companion Program & how attending helps homebound seniors. Through the annual Snowflake Ball fundraiser, funds are generated that enable volunteer Senior Companions to spend 70,000 hours helping Knox County’s senior homebound population get the services they need to enable them to remain at home instead of moving into an institutional setting.

This year’s Snowflake Ball is Saturday, January 21 from 6-9pm at the Kerbela Temple in Knoxville. Tickets are only $20; you don’t want to miss it!

Homecare Advocate unveils 2012 TOP 5 Resolutions for caregivers, for seniors. Plus, 6 key steps to achieve them!