Cultivating Companionship: The Importance of Preventing Social Isolation

Cultivating Companionship: The Importance of Preventing Social Isolation   On July 11th, we celebrate Cheer Up the Lonely Day. If you haven’t heard of this unofficial holiday, you’re probably not the only one. The day was founded with the purpose of bringing awareness to the long-term negative effects of loneliness. Its creators hoped this day Read More

Memory and Mental Stimulation Practices for Alzheimer’s Patients

Of the nearly 7 million people living with Alzheimer’s Disease in the U.S. in 2024, Florida has one of the largest populations (along with California and Texas) of those suffering from the disease. Probably the most common and recognizable symptom of Alzheimer’s is dementia, which, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, includes loss of memory, language, Read More

Home For The Holidays

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching with Christmas and New Year’s Eve just around the bend. Holidays that typically signal a time to get together and rejoice. However, this year brings with it some increased difficulties and heavy stresses. The COVID-19 pandemic makes gathering in large groups a difficult affair, and simple holiday pleasures become frustrating exercises Read More

Safe Voting For The Elderly

We’re less than a month away from one of the most divisive presidential elections in history, smack in the middle of a global pandemic. These are strange and unprecedented times, and voting is more important than ever. Understanding how and where to vote can be difficult for elderly populations, so Granny Nannies is here to Read More

Safe In Nature

As we collectively come to terms with the new normal, doing our best to make the right choices to preserve our lives as well as our mental and emotional well-being, many of us are struggling with all this time spent inside. While the safest place for your elderly loved ones during the pandemic remains at home, Read More