Monday, June 25, 2012

Four on the Fourth Road Race in New Canaan, CT on July 4, 2012

4 on the 4th road race in New Canaan, Connecticut

July 4th is the 30th annual (Four on the Fourth) Independence Day Race in New Canaan, CT. Great way to start off the day with a 4 mile run along scenic Oenoke Ridge in New Canaan.

Please stop by and say hello as Wee Care Nanny Agency will again be sponsoring post-race refreshments at the finish line and giving out frisbees and beach balls for the children.

July 4, 2012
 9 AM St. Mark's Church, Rt. 124, New Canaan, CT

Saturday, June 23, 2012

5K Road Race and Fireworks Show In Pound Ridge, NY on June 30th

Saturday, June 30th is the 13th annual Independence Day Race in Pound Ridge, NY. It's a great way to start off the holiday weekend with a 5K run through scenic Pound Ridge, NY. This year's race will start and end in the Pound Ridge Town Park. The races for children (toddlers to tweens) start after the adult race or approximately 10AM.

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:00 AM (5K)
10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Kids’ Races)
Race and Fireworks Information

And the spectacular annual Fireworks show starts around dusk in the Pound Ridge Town Park.

It is a great day of fun for the whole family and we hope to see you there.
Saturday, June 30th 2012
Pound Ridge Town Park 199 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY 10576

Posted by Wee Care Nanny Agency 

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Helping Seniors to Stay Active and Engaged

Creating Interactive Activities for Seniors 
Written By : SeniorsList

While contemporary living has simplified life for many individuals, it has also made it easier to fall into living an inactive lifestyle. In the past, many seniors lived productive and meaningful lives where they took an active part in society. Today, many people find that retirement does not bring about all of the relaxation and enjoyment they had hoped for. This is why it is so important to stay active by finding life-fulfilling activities. Instead of watching endless amounts of TV or other passive activities, there are many interactive activities available that are likely to provide more enjoyment.

Social Interaction (continue article here)

Posted by Wee Care Companions

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

As we know being a caregiver can be a very challenging and rewarding experience. All caregivers need to also remember to always make the time to properly look after themselves.

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout 
Written By : Catharine Allado

Caring for an aging parent or loved one is a very challenging task. It requires a lot of time, patience and understanding. Most of the time, caregivers become very busy taking care of others that they tend to forget to take care of themselves. This can result in to stress, anxiety, frustration and exhaustion, which may eventually lead to "Caregiver Burnout."

Caregiver Burnout can occur when a caregiver becomes overwhelmed and tired emotionally, physically and mentally. This makes it more difficult for caregivers to continue care and constantly meet the demands of their elderly loved one.

Prevent Caregiver Burnout (Continue Article Here)

Posted by Wee Care Companions

Monday, June 4, 2012

It's Summertime, Make Sure All Children are Using Lots of Sunscreen

Interesting article in the New York Times about teaching children at an early age to take sun exposure seriously. Studies show childhood is the most important time for avoiding sunburns and sun induced harm that can cause skin cancer and deadly melanomas.

Slathering on Sunscreen, Early and Often

"Unless sun protection practices are established early in life as inviolable habits, akin to using seat belts in a vehicle, children become increasingly lax as they get older about preventing sunburns that can lead to life-threatening cancers decades later." Read the article here.

Posted by Wee Care Nanny Agency