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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Maintain Brain Function as You Age

May 22, 2019

As your body ages, so does your brain. Older adults may no longer be able to remember dates, the ages of their grandkids or where Cousin Stan moved in 1982. Trouble remembering information is a common problem among older adults. One-third of older adults struggle with their declarative memory, or the part of their brain that stores […]

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