How to protect the elderly from abuse: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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We are taught when we are young that the elderly are fragile and that they deserve to be respected and loved. And yet, there is an expanding epidemic of elder abuse worldwide, with many nations experiencing rapidly aging populations. That is why World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched by the International Network for the […]

7 handy tips to keep you safe all summer

How safe are you? As we get older, our safety becomes far more tenuous. We are not as physically, psychologically, or as socially sturdy as we used to be. Life for us is much more fragile, because the end of our lifespan is within reach. That said, there is no better time than the present […]

4 Great Ideas To Support Earth Day And Enrich Your Life

Senior Citizens Walking On Earth Day

Earth Day is here, and it’s an excellent opportunity to recognize that we all need to treat our planet with care and respect. The concept of global warming and its impact on us has been in the news a lot lately. The theme of Earth Day 2022 is “Invest in our Planet”. The goal this […]

6 Steps to Take Care of Your Heart

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February is synonymous with Valentine’s Day and love, but did you know it’s also American Heart Health Month? It’s the perfect time to remind you how serious the risk of heart disease can be and how to prevent heart problems. Taking care of your “ticker” can be the greatest gift you can give yourself and […]

Omicron and You: 6 Tips to Protect Your Health

The doctor holds the coronavirus vaccine.

Preliminary studies suggest that the omicron variant of Covid-19, while highly transmissible, is not as severe as delta.  “All indications point to a lesser severity of omicron versus delta,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top health advisor and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a White House […]

FREE Covid-19 Tests NOW Available

GET FREE AT-⁠HOME COVID-⁠19 TESTS AT COVIDTESTS.GOV Starting this week, free Covid-19 at-home tests are available to all Americans at covidtests.gov. The first tests will ship by the end of January. The White House says “tests will typically ship within 7-12 days of ordering” through the U.S. Postal Service. USPS reports shipping times of 1-3 days for […]

Tips for a Healthier Self…

Self-care means exercising more

Celebrating Self-Care Awareness  We all hear it from a friend of a loved one. “Stop worrying so much about me. Take care of yourself!” How many times has that been said that to you? Well, this month may be the perfect time to take care of yourself for a change. September is “Self-Care Awareness Month.”  […]

Celebrating Grandparents Day! 

Selfie with Grandparents

They are members of the family who often have very creative names. Some families know them as Abuela and Abuelo or Peepaw and Sasa. Others may know them as Nana and Gee Gee or Oma and Opa .  By any name, they are grandparents and the first Sunday after Labor Day is THEIR DAY: Grandparents […]

Helping Senior Citizens Cope With Grief

Helping senior citizens cope with grief

A painful crossroad The loss of a loved one, spouse, or friend is a reality of the human experience. But it does not make it any easier when someone close passes away. Think about it. Death is a painful thing for anyone to endure. But for an older adult it can be especially painful as […]

5 Tips: Summer Safety

The Texas heat can put older adults in a danger. Here are a few quick tips from the team at Pride to help the senior citizens in your life to BEAT THE HEAT.

The hottest days of the year have finally arrived. And so, it is very appropriate for us to remind older adults to take the necessary steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. Friends, family, and caregivers can all play a part to help ensure a safe and cool summer. Think summer safety! While none of us is immune […]