If you take multiple medications, it can be difficult to keep track of them. Ever drop some pills, find them later, and are unable to identify them? There is a link at WebMD that may help identify pills by their imprints, size, and color. Click here to use the WebMD pill identification form.
I’ve been reading about a transportation service available in Orlando, serving seniors over 65 or any adult with visual impairment. The rates are affordable and rides are available 24 hours a day! Click the link here for more info about the service, called ITN —–> http://itnorlando.org/what-we-do Basically, you sign up for the service, pay a yearlyContinue reading “Transportation Needs”
Interesting video from the local news about medical equipment insurance coverage and a service that offers free equipment. Click the link below for more info: Local 6 News coverage regarding medical equipment
Cold, cool, hot, warm, back to cold, hot again…..Orlando weather is crazy! But, it sure beats shoveling snow! “Weather” sunny and warm, or rainy and cold, let me take care of your shopping for you. I make regular shopping trips, several times a week, to Publix and Walgreens. I can take your list over theContinue reading “Weather and Shopping”
Here are some links to some senior centers in Central Florida. Some provide meals, but all provide a chance to interact with other seniors in your community. Groveland Senior Center – 142 Mills St, Groveland, FL Mayor William Beardall Senior Center – 800 South Delaney Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 L. Claudia Allen Senior Center – 1840 Mable ButlerContinue reading “Senior Centers”
Do you need help with your holiday shopping? Whether you need help shopping for Thanksgiving dinner items or Christmas gifts, I can help! Send me a message by clicking HERE and let me know what you need. Hope you are enjoying a peaceful autumn in beautiful Orlando, FL -Patricia
Seems like business are more eager to market to senior citizens, but it’s getting difficult to find affordable services. Assisted Living or CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Communities) can start at $2000/month, and while some housekeeping and some meals are usually included, other home help is an extra charge on top of that. I have noticed today that the Orlando HousingContinue reading “Elder Care and Housing Services”
Phone service providers are (thankfully!) waking up to the fact that senior citizens want SIMPLE mobile phones! I have found a couple of services that offer phones that cater to seniors’ needs: http://www.virginmobileusa.com/cell-phone-plans/paylo-plans.jsp After paying over $100/month for mobile phone service from AT&T for myself, my husband, and my father, I decided to look elsewhere. My husbandContinue reading “Mobile Phone Service for Seniors”
An organization called Seniors Now provides computer training geared to Orlando seniors. Classes are held at two Orange County locations: South Econ Community Park – Renaissance Senior Center 3800 S Econlockhatchee Rd Orlando FL 32829 Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex 99 E Marks ST Orlando FL 32803 The Seniors Now website can be viewed by clicking here.