Entries by Sally Galli

The Unconditional Love of a Pet

The unconditional love that a pet brings to their owners is something that cannot compare to anything else. And, it’s even more beneficial for seniors. The joy that they bring every time you walk in the door, whether it be a dog or a cat, is only comparable to the love of a child. However, […]

The Return of the House Call

A surprising benefit of the stay-at-home order was an increase in something that hasn’t been seen in decades. House calls. Telemedicine has been absolutely instrumental since the pandemic of COVID-19 causing Americans to be under stay-at-home orders. In a recent article from The Wall Street Journal, a doctor writes in to describe the enjoyment he […]

The Demands on Telemedicine

The Coronavirus pandemic is pushing many technologies ahead, none is more evident than in the world of telemedicine. This article published by the Wall Street Journal addresses the rapidly changing industry and challenges they are facing. “Before the outbreak, telemedicine struggled to take hold, in part because of government regulation and a lack of interest […]

The Advancements of Telemedicine

What has taken years, suddenly has evolved in a matter of weeks. Telemedicine has been a work in progress for almost a decade, however, due to Coronavirus, the government has loosened restrictions allowing for many medical practices to quickly adopt the practice. Everything from dermatology to family practice doctors are quickly taking their work online. […]

Social Distancing Advice for Seniors

With more restrictions being put in place on a weekly, and sometimes daily, basis it is hard to stay up to date on what we can and can’t do anymore. Unfortunately, many seniors are either not hearing of the restrictions and many are not observing them. This is causing many adults to worry for their […]

Fighting Loneliness During Coronavirus

Studies have shown that loneliness as a senior can have the similar impacts of smoking 15 cigarettes a day. So, how can we ensure our health when social isolation has been mandated upon us? The Coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world as we know it to turn upside down. Many seniors who are typically active […]

Organization and Decluttering Tips

Right now we are all spending way more time at home than we probably have in, well, a long long time. This is the perfect opportunity to declutter your home, clear out the closets, and get some organization accomplished. However, if it’s been awhile since you did a major organization project, or if this is […]

Pets Provide Seniors Numerous Health Benefits

There is no questioning the fact that pet ownership for seniors provides numerous health benefits. From increased activity to companionship, owning a pet if you are a senior will increase your quality of life. As friends and family move away throughout life, a pet will always be there providing their unconditional love.  Additionally, dogs and […]