Monthly Archives: August 2017

Attorney Miles P. Hurley Discusses Wills, Trusts and More

Posted by admin on August 31st, 2017 in Grayson, Grayson Ga. | No Comments
Fountain pen, eye glasses and a last will and testament on a vinyl desk pad. A form is printed on a mulberry paper and waiting to be filled and signed by testator

As we reach our Golden Years, the reality that we will not be here forever begins to set in. However, we can still be here to support our loved ones long after we have left this world. It all begins with having the right provisional documents in place. We recently sat down with attorney Miles P. Hurley to discuss these documents, as well as the confusion that often comes with them.

Miles is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, the only organization approved by the American Bar Association to offer certification in the specialization area of Elder Law. Here’s what we had to say:

1. What legal documents are most important for seniors? Which ones are often overlooked?

Every senior should have, at the minimum, a will, a power of attorney for finances, … Read more...

Best Daytime Activities for Seniors

Posted by admin on August 23rd, 2017 in Body | No Comments
Elderly couple with their bikes

It’s a widely known fact that seniors who remain active experience better physical, spiritual and mental health. Growing older doesn’t mean you have to just sit in your house or give up the things you love to do. You may not be strong enough to run a marathon or spend hours in the garden anymore, but most activities can be tailored to your abilities.

For seniors without an extended support system, finding things to do can be difficult. The good news is that there are dozens of safe, fun daytime activities that any senior can participate in, with or without a partner. Here are just a few ideas if you are a senior, or love a senior, and are looking for ways to remain active.

1. Walking

Studies have shown that walking daily can help to maintain heart, organ and … Read more...

Benefits of Geriatric Massage Therapy

Posted by admin on August 9th, 2017 in Body | No Comments
Female massage therapist massaging back of senior man in medical office

Many people in the country indicate that massage therapy is a vital component of their overall health and wellness. Massage isn’t just for athletes or the rich and famous. Massage has benefits for people of any age and walk of life, and those benefits continue as we age.

Massage therapy can be a non-invasive way of alleviating the symptoms related to age-related changes in the body. It can benefit the entire body, from head to foot. When you find a therapist who understands how to work with the aging body, you reap the benefits in a tremendous way.

What Is Geriatric Massage?

Geriatric massage is a form of massage therapy that meets the needs of an elderly person. Its intent is to help improve blood circulation, increase range of motion and decrease pain and discomfort. Geriatric massage can help increase … Read more...