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  • Counseling for Elderly Adults: When to Consider Geriatric counseling and psychotherapy for seniors are on the rise as more baby boomers reach and exceed the age of 65. Counseling older clients has become a routine part of the geriatrician’s protocol for their elderly patients. When Bette Davis said, “old age ain’t for ... Continue Reading
  • FMLA to Care for Elderly Parents? As our parents and loved ones grow older, they often need more care. This could mean more care than you can provide in the evenings and weekends when you are not working. If this is the case, but you aren’t ready to look into nursing home facilities or bringing outside help ... Continue Reading
  • Elder Abuse Statistics and Facts Abuse can happen to anyone, including senior citizens. If you witness any type of elder abuse, be sure to call 9-1-1 or contact Adult Protective Services . But what exactly is elder abuse? In this post, we will answer this question along with many others, including: What is ... Continue Reading
  • House Plans for Seniors to Remain in Their Homes Aging in place is defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of advancing age, income, or ability. But how can we assure we will be able to make this ... Continue Reading
  • Noticing the Signs: Does Your Loved One Need Help at Home? 2020 was a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause increased feelings of loneliness and isolation , especially in seniors. It’s important to know what to look out for and how you can help keep these feelings at bay. However, loneliness and isolation may ... Continue Reading
  • Tremors in Elderly Adults: What to Know Involuntary tremors in the elderly are relatively common and rarely life-threatening. However, people who develop tremors after the age of 70 do have higher rates of mortality and dementia; and even relatively harmless tremors can impact a person’s ability to do certain ... Continue Reading
  • Pickleball for Seniors: Health Benefits Fun, social, and easy to learn, pickleball is growing in popularity throughout the United States and Canada. With simple rules and inexpensive equipment, pickleball can be enjoyed by all ages and is a great physical activity for seniors. What is Pickleball? Pickleball is a ... Continue Reading
  • Smart Home Assistants for Seniors: Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and More Is Alexa good for the elderly? What are the best smart home devices for the elderly? In this post, we will look at some tools to help you determine the best home assistant for seniors. Amazon Alexa What can Alexa do for the elderly? It may seem like a popular device for ... Continue Reading