The holiday season can be rough for seniors, so here are some fun ideas for those special seniors in your life to enjoy the holidays.
Once you’ve decided to use the services of a home care agency and caregiver, the transition period may be dicey. Here's how to navigate it.
Keeping your senior loved one socially active can be vital for their health, so here are five suggestions on how you can encourage them to do so.
How can you tell when your parents need help at home? Here are seven signs you can look for that will give you clues that they could use some help.
It’s easy for any of us to slowly slip into a sedentary lifestyle. Regular exercise is vital for older adults, though it can be challenging to know where to begin. To help, here are, in no particular order, some low-impact exercises perfect for aging-in-place seniors.
There are ways that seniors can have fun and still stay connected to family and friends while social distancing. Let’s take a look at how you can encourage them to keep in touch and prevent isolation.
Boredom can lead to frustration and depression for seniors, many of whom spend long hours alone and want to do more than watch television and nap every day. All days can seem the same to a senior; a hobby can add the variety in the day that they long for.
Though the risk of suffering a stroke increases with age, there are proactive measures that seniors can take to reduce their risk. Before we look at five of them, let’s first review how to recognize that someone is having a stroke.
Millions of elderly Americans are injured in home accidents every year, with most of those occurring in the kitchen, bathroom and living room. Fortunately, keeping that special senior in your life safer is possible by using these home modification tips.
It’s challenging as a busy caregiver to make self-care a priority in your life. The hours fly by, and before you know it, another day is done. Though you’ve taken care of the needs of the person in your care, you probably haven’t done very much for your own well-being.