An Old Chick Named Hazel

Meet Hazel, a senior that has aged and lives at home alone.   Hazel who is full of spunk and bright ideas is also the family historian.   She raised and educated five children and  built a  successful business.  When she retired, she often would travel up and down the east coast visiting her children and grandchildren.  As Hazel got older, things changed and she couldn’t travel and get around well anymore.  The children who had busy lives wanted Hazel to move in with one of them but Hazel had different ideas and wanted to stay in her home.  This blog provides practical tips for helping seniors like Hazel live independently in their own home.  


Many of the tips in the Hazel  blog came from the mini e-book An Old Chick Named Hazel  - A practical guide to help seniors live independently, published in 2012.  Many of the tips and ideas have been updated since that publishing and are here for your use.  


The author of this blog does not dispense medical advice or prescribe the use of any technique as a form of treatment for medical problems without the advice of a physician either directly or indirectly. The intent of the author is only to offer information of a general nature based on her experiences with caring for elderly parents and in laws. In the event that you use any of the information in this blog for yourself or anyone else, which is your constitutional right, the author and the publisher assume no responsibility for your actions or consequences.

The author received many requests for information on where to buy some of the products listed in the blog.  Periodically throughout this blog, there are links to products and other resources provided.  Some of these links have affiliate connections and may provide a referral fee to the author at no charge to the user.     

The names  and some descriptions of some  situations in this blog have been changed  to protect the identity of those involved.   

An Old Chick Named Hazel supports Arts In The House

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