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Glenda Beavers

Glenda, a Russellville, Alabama native, moved to Tuscumbia as a teenager, where she still resides. She currently attends University of North Alabama. Glenda has worked in a pharmacy, hospital and has years of experience private sitting for seniors. "Seniors are such precious people to me, and I love being able to be a part of their life on a day to day basis at the Cottage," she says. Married 43 years, Glenda enjoys spending time with her two sons and five grandchildren. She attends Valdosta Baptist Church in Tuscumbia.

Recent Posts

Help Your Senior Mom Maintain Her Health

Healthy aging is important, and while you can’t control every factor, there are still several ways that you can help your senior mom increase her life expectancy. Here are just a few of ... Read More

5 Ways Seniors Can Leave a Legacy for Their Children and Grandchildren

You have a wealth of knowledge, stories, skills, and an important history that you want to make sure you pass down to your children and your grandchildren. Gathering together all the ... Read More

Your Checklist for What Seniors Should Look for in a Health Care Provider

As we age, it is important that our primary health care provider understands our bodies and minds and is knowledgeable about the specific medical needs of seniors. When looking for a ... Read More

5 Fun Fall Crafts and Activities for Seniors

With the temperature outside cooling off and the leaves slowly starting to change colors, it’s time to start thinking about some fun fall activities that you and your senior loved one ... Read More

Resident Profile: Jack Sellers

Mr. Sellers with his son, Jack Sellers

Jack Sellers has lived ... Read More

10 Books Seniors Should Add to Their Reading Lists

Reading is a great way to sit back, relax, and take a trip without moving from your couch or your favorite chair. As a senior, taking a break and relaxing is important. Reading can lower ... Read More

The National Eating Guidelines for Seniors Have Been Adjusted

MyPlate is the current nutritional guidelines from the US Department of ... Read More

Resident Profile: Ruby Brackin

Ruby Brackin with her children, Bill Brackin, Tonitia Brackin, and Trudy Lyle

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5 Father's Day Gift Ideas for Your Senior Dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner. If you want to get your senior dad a special gift that is just the right fit for him, look no further. Here are five great Father’s Day gift ideas ... Read More

Creating Art May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

There are many ways that you can boost your brainpower and prevent cognitive decline. Read More