Managing Diabetes in Seniors: Practical Strategies and Resources 

Dec 26, 2023

Nearly 30% of older adults have diabetes. If your loved one is neglecting life-saving diabetes management techniques, it’s time to have a conversation with them.  Lifestyle adjustments can be difficult for older adults, and your parent or loved one may need your support to adapt. Learn how to help diabetic seniors with some practical home health […]

5 Ways to Support a Loved One With Parkinson’s Disease

Dec 26, 2023

Life is full of change — especially when someone close to you is diagnosed with a chronic condition like Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is chronic and progressive. While symptoms often begin slowly, the damage to the central nervous system eventually worsens. The characteristic tremors, speech difficulties and rigid movements will steadily affect your loved one’s life, along […]

How to Pay for Senior Home Care

Oct 26, 2023

There are many options for senior care to help older adults get the care they need. Before making this decision, however, you will want to consider the financial situation for everyone involved so you can ensure they receive consistent services for as long as they need them. Understanding How to Pay for Senior Care Services […]

7 Benefits of Owning a Pet for Seniors

Sep 12, 2023

Pets can help make the transition into the golden years smoother — many pet owners will attest to the positive impact their furry friends have on their lives. Explore some of the benefits of pets for seniors and see how getting your older relative a companion animal can help their quality of life. 1. Offers […]

Ways to Help a Family Member Living With Alzheimer’s

Sep 12, 2023

Alzheimer’s accounts for about 60%-80% of dementia diagnoses — making it the most common form of dementia. Recent estimates as of 2020 indicate that Alzheimer’s affects nearly 6 million Americans. Dementia describes a variety of different symptoms, such as memory loss, behavioral changes and overall cognitive and physical decline, that impact a person’s ability to complete daily tasks. The […]

Tips for Providing In-Home Care for Aging Parents

Sep 01, 2023

For most of your life, your parent has likely been the one you turn to for large and small needs. However, as your parent ages, you may find the roles are reversing, and you are now the primary caretaker. While this process happens for many parents and their children worldwide, you may have some concerns. […]

The Benefits of Respite Care

Apr 06, 2023

Respite care is a vital service for many caregivers and the loved ones they care for. However, it is often underutilized. This article discusses the purpose and benefits of home respite care services for seniors and caregivers. What Is the Purpose of Respite Care? Caregiving is often a full-time job — one that can be […]

Debunking 5 Common Myths of In-Home Care

Apr 06, 2023

In-home care services are a blessing for many families. However, some individuals hesitate to hire help for a loved one. In this article, we discuss some common misconceptions of home care so that you can make an informed, confident decision about bringing help into your loved one’s home. 1. Caregivers Don’t Care About Their Clients […]

9 Essential Kitchen Safety Tips for Seniors

Feb 13, 2023

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and it’s likely been host to many delicious meals and happy memories for your elderly loved one. However, as your parent ages, the kitchen becomes increasingly hazardous. The kitchen is one of the most dangerous rooms in the home for seniors and the site of many preventable falls, illnesses, […]

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 […]

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