Helping Seniors With Financial Issues

Oct 25, 2021

Most of us have a family member over the age of 65. As of 2018, more than 52 million people in the United States are age 65 or older. In the back of our minds, we are all in some way preparing to reach this stage in our lives, looking forward to retirement. However, older […]

How to Improve Connections Between Kids and Seniors

Aug 24, 2021

How to Improve Connections Between Kids and Seniors If you’re wondering how to connect kids and seniors, this guide has many tips on fostering that connection and examples of activities both parties will enjoy. Promoting positive relationships with elderly family members can help kids become more worldly and well-rounded. Older adults have so much to […]

Why Respect Is an Essential Part of Home Care for the Elderly

Apr 28, 2021

As parents age, their adult children often assume the role of caregiver. This may start slowly, with the adult child stopping by more frequently or assisting with tasks like mowing the lawn or picking up groceries. Over time, this role may grow. Adult children may find themselves helping with cleaning, meal preparation, and medication management. […]

How to Support Your Senior Loved Ones During the Pandemic

Nov 09, 2020

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is still looking for the best way to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. Perhaps no one is looking for answers more than the families of the 1.7 million older adults living in nursing homes in the United States. For families with loved ones in a nursing […]

Osteoporosis and Aging

Mar 11, 2020

Osteoporosis, literally meaning “porous bone,” is a disease that affects millions of aging Americans. About 10 million Americans struggle with osteoporosis, while another 44 million have low bone density that puts them at risk for developing the disease. This condition can have a dramatic effect on the way you or a loved one live your […]

Protecting Seniors From Internet Scams

Mar 04, 2020

Senior citizens are often the target of crime because they’re vulnerable. The global spread of the internet has made it even easier for criminals to prey on innocent people, sometimes even countries or continents away. Many scams target seniors and leave them with a drained bank account. Plus, these scams are often difficult to prove. Prevention […]

Oral Health Issues in Older Adults

Nov 29, 2019

Just because you’re aging doesn’t mean dental problems and dentures are inevitable. A healthy adult who practices good oral hygiene can keep their smile bright and healthy throughout their entire life. In fact, the number of older adults who don’t have their own teeth has dropped significantly, and the average senior still has most of […]

Preparing for Holidays With Senior Loved Ones

Nov 13, 2019

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are falling, days are getting shorter, and you’re gearing up for a holiday visit with your mom and dad. Holiday traditions are a beautiful thing, but if your loved one has declined mentally or physically over the last year, then there might be some other emotions mixed in […]

Diabetes and Aging

Oct 03, 2019

Nearly one-third of adults over the age of 65 have diabetes. Another one-third of older adults are “prediabetic,” which means they are at high risk of becoming diabetic. Although diabetes is becoming increasingly common among older adults in the United States, there are many unknowns and misunderstandings about this serious medical condition. Some of the […]

Heart Health and Aging

Sep 03, 2019

Everyone knows your body begins to change as you age. Things shift and sag, and your muscles aren’t quite as strong as you remember them being in the past. And don’t get us started on those gray hairs! It’s easy to notice the changes to your hair and skin, but a lot of people tend […]

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