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  • The Keys to Being Happy Together After Moving in With Your Parents Four out of ten caregivers live with the person they care for. Around 43 percent report living in the care recipient's home rather than having the care recipient move into the caregiver's home. Moving in with your parents makes sense logistically, but is it always the best ... Continue Reading
  • 3 Reasons Respite Care is Necessary for Caregivers If you’re caring for a senior loved one, especially if your aging loved one has a chronic illness, respite care from a home caregiver is something that is absolutely necessary for your own wellbeing. It’s very common for an adult child taking care of a parent to throw ... Continue Reading

Activities of Daily Living

  • Does Your Elderly Loved One Live Alone? Share These Top Tips with Them. Elderly people who live alone often have some struggles. They may be worried about what will happen if there is an emergency. Your elderly loved one may not feel safe in their home or they may need medication reminders. These are just some of the issues many elderly people ... Continue Reading

Aging in Place as a Family

  • Aging in Place Might Be the Best Solution for Your Elderly Loved One Are you wondering where your elderly loved one is going to live now that they are getting even older? If so, they may want to stay in their home. The truth is that many elderly people are able to age-in-place. If the proper precautions and solutions are put into place, your ... Continue Reading
  • Four Ways to Determine if it’s Realistic for Your Senior to Age in Place Aging in place may be a lot more reasonable for your elderly family member than you expect it to be. The key is to make sure that you’re aware of what she needs now and in the future. Your Senior Is Doing Well So Far It’s very possible that your elderly family member is ... Continue Reading

Alzheimer's Disease

  • Four Essential Tips for Providing Care in Late-Stage Alzheimer's Late-stage Alzheimer's is a challenging time for family caregivers. Your parent may stop talking. Mobility issues are highly apparent, and your parent may no longer have control of the bladder or bowel. Here are the tips you need to ensure you provide the best care possible ... Continue Reading
  • What Might You Need to Know About Lewy Body Dementia? Lewy body dementia is a type of dementia that is caused from abnormal protein deposits in one’s brain. The deposits (Lewy bodies) change the chemicals in the person’s brain. This leads to issues with behavior, mood, movement, and thinking. This is the 3rd most common type of ... Continue Reading
  • Tips for Alzheimer’s Disease Wandering Prevention If your elderly loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, one of the things that you might be worried about is them wandering. There are many elderly people who have Alzheimer’s that wander. They might go outside of their home and around the neighborhood. They might wander around ... Continue Reading

Arthritis

  • Tips to Help Your Senior Manage Arthritis If your elderly family member has experienced worsening arthritis, you may need to work out a plan with her that helps to accommodate her needs without making her feel as if she’s unable to do things for herself. That’s a tricky balance, but it’s entirely possible. Talk ... Continue Reading

Bathing

  • Four Ideas for Motivating Your Senior to Bathe Bathing is important for hygiene reasons, but it can also help your senior to be more comfortable as well. If your elderly family member is resisting bathing, you might find some of these tips helpful. Give Her Something to Look Forward to Doing Afterward Planning ahead ... Continue Reading

Benefits of Home Care

  • Four Essential Tips for Providing Care in Late-Stage Alzheimer's Late-stage Alzheimer's is a challenging time for family caregivers. Your parent may stop talking. Mobility issues are highly apparent, and your parent may no longer have control of the bladder or bowel. Here are the tips you need to ensure you provide the best care possible ... Continue Reading
  • Why Self-Care For Caregivers Is So Important If you’re caring for a senior loved one then you probably already have heard from many different sources about how important self-care is. It’s Self-Care Awareness month so even though self-care is always important, this month is a great time to focus on self-care. Taking ... Continue Reading
  • Meal Prep Takes Time But Also Saves Time Have you ever taken a closer look at meal prep? It's the process of planning menus, shopping for groceries, and preparing meals and snacks. Use meal prep to get an entire week's worth of meals for your parents planned and prepared in advance. Meal prep does take time. You're ... Continue Reading
  • Best Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Their Appetite Back Is your elderly loved one experiencing a lack of appetite? If so, this could be very bad for their health. Many people who don’t have an appetite will lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time. In addition, they won’t be getting the vitamins or nutrients they need to ... Continue Reading

Benefits of Pet Ownership

  • Owning a Pet: Can it Be Beneficial for Your Elderly Loved One? When you are taking care of your elderly loved one, there are certain things they can do to improve their life. Did you know that pets can have a positive impact on people, especially the elderly? If your elderly loved one own’s a pet, there are many benefits they can reap. ... Continue Reading

Cancer

  • Cancer Care for Seniors Cancer is a medical term that describes a large group of different diseases that have some common characteristics. Cancer occurs when some of the body's cells divide without control or order. Some parts of the body are more likely to develop cancer than others. Cancer care ... Continue Reading
  • Symptoms and Risks of Pancreatic Cancer The pancreas is an organ in the abdomen that is positioned behind the lower part of the stomach. Its main function is to release enzymes that help with digestion as well as produce hormones that help regulate a body’s blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer develops as a tumor ... Continue Reading
  • Tips to Help Prevent Oral Cancer Are you worried that your elderly loved one might get oral cancer? Maybe you knew someone that had this type of cancer. It can be scary. However, there are many tips that can help your elderly loved one to prevent oral cancer. While there is never a 100% guarantee that ... Continue Reading

Caregiver Guilt

  • Don’t Feel Guilty When Discussing Senior Care with Your Mom You may feel guilty bring up the topic of senior care with your aging mother, mostly because you assume she expects you to take care of her. Living in the same town, or even same house, many adult children have that same idea. They assume their elderly family members, ... Continue Reading

Caregiver Resource

  • Christmas Cookies That Seniors Can Make If you ask most people what their favorite Christmas treat is, chances are they will name some sort of cookie. Christmas cookies are very popular, and many people give plates of cookies as gifts to neighbors, police officers, postal workers, home care providers and more. ... Continue Reading

Caregiver Stress

  • Why Self-Care For Caregivers Is So Important If you’re caring for a senior loved one then you probably already have heard from many different sources about how important self-care is. It’s Self-Care Awareness month so even though self-care is always important, this month is a great time to focus on self-care. Taking ... Continue Reading
  • The Keys to Being Happy Together After Moving in With Your Parents Four out of ten caregivers live with the person they care for. Around 43 percent report living in the care recipient's home rather than having the care recipient move into the caregiver's home. Moving in with your parents makes sense logistically, but is it always the best ... Continue Reading

Caregivers

  • Best Ways for Your Elderly Loved One to Keep Their Vision Healthy As people start getting older, their vision usually changes. This can happen in someone’s 30s, 40s, 50s, and older years, too. If you are a family caregiver, then you may have already noticed that your elderly loved one’s vision isn’t as good as it once was. However, it ... Continue Reading
  • What Might You Need to Know About Lewy Body Dementia? Lewy body dementia is a type of dementia that is caused from abnormal protein deposits in one’s brain. The deposits (Lewy bodies) change the chemicals in the person’s brain. This leads to issues with behavior, mood, movement, and thinking. This is the 3rd most common type of ... Continue Reading
  • Bathroom Products You Might Not Realize Your Parents Need Aging at home works well for your mom and dad. You took all of the precautions and set up their house to be safe. You thought about fall risks. You keep their kitchen stocked. You've done all of the right things, but there still be one area you overlooked. As you age, your ... Continue Reading
  • Tips for Alzheimer’s Disease Wandering Prevention If your elderly loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, one of the things that you might be worried about is them wandering. There are many elderly people who have Alzheimer’s that wander. They might go outside of their home and around the neighborhood. They might wander around ... Continue Reading

Caregiving

  • The Best Home Care Plans Are Decided as a Group It's time to arrange home care services for your parents. Before you dive in and make the decisions for them, gather all close family members and family friends. You need to make decisions as a group to ensure the best care plan is created. Get Group Input on the Things Your ... Continue Reading
  • Aging in Place Might Be the Best Solution for Your Elderly Loved One Are you wondering where your elderly loved one is going to live now that they are getting even older? If so, they may want to stay in their home. The truth is that many elderly people are able to age-in-place. If the proper precautions and solutions are put into place, your ... Continue Reading
  • Six Ways to Keep Your Parents Engaged This Winter Below zero temperatures, freezing rain, snow squalls, and ice storms make getting outside hard during the winter months. You worry that your parents are growing bored. You only have time to stop by on a Saturday afternoon. What are the best ways to keep your parents engaged ... Continue Reading
  • Can Proper Handwashing Help Prevent Sepsis and Other Complications? Referred Caregivers in Rye NY: Can Proper Handwashing Help Prevent Sepsis and Other Complications? Reducing the risks that your senior faces and helping to prevent potentially devastating conditions is one of the most important tasks that you will handle on a regular basis ... Continue Reading

Caring for a Senior Parent

  • Owning a Pet: Can it Be Beneficial for Your Elderly Loved One? When you are taking care of your elderly loved one, there are certain things they can do to improve their life. Did you know that pets can have a positive impact on people, especially the elderly? If your elderly loved one own’s a pet, there are many benefits they can reap. ... Continue Reading

Dementia Care

  • Four Essential Tips for Providing Care in Late-Stage Alzheimer's Late-stage Alzheimer's is a challenging time for family caregivers. Your parent may stop talking. Mobility issues are highly apparent, and your parent may no longer have control of the bladder or bowel. Here are the tips you need to ensure you provide the best care possible ... Continue Reading
  • A Senior with Dementia Can Still Manage to Remain Home with Proper Care When your elderly father was first diagnosed with dementia, you may not have known how to deal with the emotions. You might have gone through the various stages of grief. He might have gone through those, too. While home care might not have been a topic you wanted to discuss ... Continue Reading
  • Can You Help to Ease Sundowners Symptoms for Your Elderly Loved One? When the sun is setting, many people wind down from a long day. They sit and watch television or lay in bed. However, if someone has dementia, relaxation at the end of the day doesn’t come so easily. Many people with dementia have sundowners syndrome. This is when they ... Continue Reading
  • Dementia Testing Information for Your Elderly Loved One If you are worried that your elderly loved one will get dementia or that they have dementia, you may want them to get tested. There is a lot of information about there about dementia testing. If you keep reading here today, you will learn about some of the most essential ... Continue Reading

Dental Health

  • Oral Health Problems that Plague Seniors Many older adults stop taking good care of their teeth and mouth as they get older. They may not have the financial resources to pay for good oral care or they may lack the ability to get to the dentist or doctor for issues that affect their mouth. They may even write them ... Continue Reading

Elder Care

  • 4 Ways To Get Your Senior Loved One Eating More Low appetite or having little appetite is very common in seniors. Seniors with dementia may forget that they need to eat or forget that they haven’t eaten and they may be unable to read their body’s hunger cues such as a growling stomach. Other seniors may have little ... Continue Reading
  • What Are the Best Self-Care Tips for the Elderly? Self-care is important for everyone of all ages. The elderly often forget that self-care is something they need to focus on regularly. Usually, when someone retires or moves to an apartment after living in their house for a long time (like many elderly people do), they have ... Continue Reading

Elder Care in Rye NY

  • Why Your Senior Loved One Needs A Digital Security System Home security systems have come a long way. With digital cameras that can be easily mounted almost anywhere and voice controls they are easier to use than ever before. And they are more functional than ever before too. Every senior that is aging in place should have a ... Continue Reading

Elderly Care

  • Top Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Quality Sleep If your elderly loved one is facing issues with getting quality sleep most nights, remind them that they aren’t alone. They might just need to make some changes to their lifestyle or their habits, so they can sleep better. Keep reading here for the top tips to help your ... Continue Reading
  • Baking is a Great Hobby for Families Have you ever looked at baking as a creative activity for your mom and dad? It's something family caregivers can do with their parents. Learning to bake sourdough bread can be a fun and engaging activity for the whole family. Sourdough starter is believed to have been around ... Continue Reading
  • Six Ways to Keep Your Parents Engaged This Winter Below zero temperatures, freezing rain, snow squalls, and ice storms make getting outside hard during the winter months. You worry that your parents are growing bored. You only have time to stop by on a Saturday afternoon. What are the best ways to keep your parents engaged ... Continue Reading
  • Information for Family Caregivers Regarding Parkinson’s Disease There are millions of people in the world who have Parkinson’s disease. With this being said, there are many family members who want more information regarding how to provide care for their loved one. The truth is that there isn’t just one way to manage Parkinson’s disease. ... Continue Reading

Family Caregivers

  • Why Self-Care For Caregivers Is So Important If you’re caring for a senior loved one then you probably already have heard from many different sources about how important self-care is. It’s Self-Care Awareness month so even though self-care is always important, this month is a great time to focus on self-care. Taking ... Continue Reading
  • Tips to Help Your Senior Manage Arthritis If your elderly family member has experienced worsening arthritis, you may need to work out a plan with her that helps to accommodate her needs without making her feel as if she’s unable to do things for herself. That’s a tricky balance, but it’s entirely possible. Talk ... Continue Reading
  • Don’t Feel Guilty When Discussing Senior Care with Your Mom You may feel guilty bring up the topic of senior care with your aging mother, mostly because you assume she expects you to take care of her. Living in the same town, or even same house, many adult children have that same idea. They assume their elderly family members, ... Continue Reading
  • Owning a Pet: Can it Be Beneficial for Your Elderly Loved One? When you are taking care of your elderly loved one, there are certain things they can do to improve their life. Did you know that pets can have a positive impact on people, especially the elderly? If your elderly loved one own’s a pet, there are many benefits they can reap. ... Continue Reading

Fun Activities

  • Baking is a Great Hobby for Families Have you ever looked at baking as a creative activity for your mom and dad? It's something family caregivers can do with their parents. Learning to bake sourdough bread can be a fun and engaging activity for the whole family. Sourdough starter is believed to have been around ... Continue Reading

Gait Issues

  • What Can You Do about Your Senior’s Gait Issues? Your senior’s ability to walk safely is a key part of her overall mobility. If she’s walking differently than she used to or you’re noticing that she doesn’t seem to walk when you’re around, there’s likely more going on. The biggest reason to pay close attention to gait ... Continue Reading

Health & Wellness

  • Top Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Quality Sleep If your elderly loved one is facing issues with getting quality sleep most nights, remind them that they aren’t alone. They might just need to make some changes to their lifestyle or their habits, so they can sleep better. Keep reading here for the top tips to help your ... Continue Reading
  • Best Ways for Your Elderly Loved One to Keep Their Vision Healthy As people start getting older, their vision usually changes. This can happen in someone’s 30s, 40s, 50s, and older years, too. If you are a family caregiver, then you may have already noticed that your elderly loved one’s vision isn’t as good as it once was. However, it ... Continue Reading
  • Bathroom Products You Might Not Realize Your Parents Need Aging at home works well for your mom and dad. You took all of the precautions and set up their house to be safe. You thought about fall risks. You keep their kitchen stocked. You've done all of the right things, but there still be one area you overlooked. As you age, your ... Continue Reading

Healthy Habits

  • 4 Ways To Get Your Senior Loved One Eating More Low appetite or having little appetite is very common in seniors. Seniors with dementia may forget that they need to eat or forget that they haven’t eaten and they may be unable to read their body’s hunger cues such as a growling stomach. Other seniors may have little ... Continue Reading
  • How Routines and Senior Care Work Together to Support Your Senior Routines change over time, especially as your senior’s needs change, but they ensure that all the bases are covered for your aging adult throughout the day. When you add senior care providers to the mix, her routines become even more supportive and helpful for her, which is ... Continue Reading

Home Care

  • A Senior with Dementia Can Still Manage to Remain Home with Proper Care When your elderly father was first diagnosed with dementia, you may not have known how to deal with the emotions. You might have gone through the various stages of grief. He might have gone through those, too. While home care might not have been a topic you wanted to discuss ... Continue Reading
  • Help Multiple Generations Bond on Join Hands Day May 1st marks Join Hands Day. The goal of Join Hands Day is to get multiple generations to work together while volunteering. Help your parents, children, and grandchildren find unique, appealing ways to volunteer together. The key to having a successful day of volunteering ... Continue Reading
  • What You Should Know About Bruises on Your Dad's Skin Your dad never bruised. In the past two weeks, you've noticed several bruises on his hands or arms. What's causing his bruises? Could it be a serious issue or simply him bumping into things? What Causes a Bruise? Often, bruises are caused by a hit or blow that causes the ... Continue Reading
  • Symptoms and Risks of Pancreatic Cancer The pancreas is an organ in the abdomen that is positioned behind the lower part of the stomach. Its main function is to release enzymes that help with digestion as well as produce hormones that help regulate a body’s blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer develops as a tumor ... Continue Reading

Home Care Assistance

  • Meal Prep Takes Time But Also Saves Time Have you ever taken a closer look at meal prep? It's the process of planning menus, shopping for groceries, and preparing meals and snacks. Use meal prep to get an entire week's worth of meals for your parents planned and prepared in advance. Meal prep does take time. You're ... Continue Reading

Home Care Benefits

  • The Best Pets For Seniors There are a lot of benefits to owning a pet, especially for seniors. Pets provide companionship and love. And owning a dog that needs to be walked every day is the perfect reason for seniors to be more active. Home care assistance may be required to help seniors care for ... Continue Reading

Home care in Hartsdale NY

  • Does Your Elderly Loved One Live Alone? Share These Top Tips with Them. Elderly people who live alone often have some struggles. They may be worried about what will happen if there is an emergency. Your elderly loved one may not feel safe in their home or they may need medication reminders. These are just some of the issues many elderly people ... Continue Reading

Home Care in Yonkers NY

  • What Can You Do about Your Senior’s Gait Issues? Your senior’s ability to walk safely is a key part of her overall mobility. If she’s walking differently than she used to or you’re noticing that she doesn’t seem to walk when you’re around, there’s likely more going on. The biggest reason to pay close attention to gait ... Continue Reading

Home Care Resources

  • Initial Steps to Take When Arranging Senior Care Services Your mom and dad need help at home. They're ready for senior care services, but you're not sure where to start. These are the initial steps to take when arranging care. Go Over the Care They Think Would Help Find a list of care services online and go over them with your ... Continue Reading

Home Safety

  • One of the Best Ways to Improve Safety for a Senior Is Through Added Care When people age, they face increasing challenges. This is, of course, the natural process of aging, and while we may not enjoy it for the loss of strength, balance, and ability, there will likely come a time when we have to accept it. One of the struggles that increases for ... Continue Reading

Injuries

  • What You Should Know About Bruises on Your Dad's Skin Your dad never bruised. In the past two weeks, you've noticed several bruises on his hands or arms. What's causing his bruises? Could it be a serious issue or simply him bumping into things? What Causes a Bruise? Often, bruises are caused by a hit or blow that causes the ... Continue Reading

Life Expectancy

  • Successful Aging Tips for Your Elderly Loved One Is your elderly loved one unsure of what to do with their life now that they are retired? Not working can be difficult for many senior citizens. Most senior citizens are used to working and being away from home. However, now that your elderly loved one is stuck at home, they ... Continue Reading

Living Independently

  • The Best Pets For Seniors There are a lot of benefits to owning a pet, especially for seniors. Pets provide companionship and love. And owning a dog that needs to be walked every day is the perfect reason for seniors to be more active. Home care assistance may be required to help seniors care for ... Continue Reading
  • Does Your Elderly Loved One Live Alone? Share These Top Tips with Them. Elderly people who live alone often have some struggles. They may be worried about what will happen if there is an emergency. Your elderly loved one may not feel safe in their home or they may need medication reminders. These are just some of the issues many elderly people ... Continue Reading

Loss of Appetite

  • Best Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Their Appetite Back Is your elderly loved one experiencing a lack of appetite? If so, this could be very bad for their health. Many people who don’t have an appetite will lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time. In addition, they won’t be getting the vitamins or nutrients they need to ... Continue Reading

Meal Preparation

  • Meal Prep Takes Time But Also Saves Time Have you ever taken a closer look at meal prep? It's the process of planning menus, shopping for groceries, and preparing meals and snacks. Use meal prep to get an entire week's worth of meals for your parents planned and prepared in advance. Meal prep does take time. You're ... Continue Reading

Memory

  • Best Books to Help Keep Your Elderly Loved One’s Brain in Good Shape Over time, as your elderly loved one gets older and older, they will need to keep doing things that keep their brain healthy. If they just sit around and stop doing certain activities, they are much more likely to experience cognitive declines. Research shows that one of the ... Continue Reading

Nutrition & Diet

  • 4 Ways To Get Your Senior Loved One Eating More Low appetite or having little appetite is very common in seniors. Seniors with dementia may forget that they need to eat or forget that they haven’t eaten and they may be unable to read their body’s hunger cues such as a growling stomach. Other seniors may have little ... Continue Reading
  • Best Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Their Appetite Back Is your elderly loved one experiencing a lack of appetite? If so, this could be very bad for their health. Many people who don’t have an appetite will lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time. In addition, they won’t be getting the vitamins or nutrients they need to ... Continue Reading
  • Three Low-Salt Sauces to Make and Freeze During National Sauce Month March brings the arrival of spring. It's also National Sauce Month, which makes it a good time to think about the low-sodium sauces to keep on hand for your parents' meals. Take time on a weekend to prepare many of these sauces and tuck them into the freezer until they're ... Continue Reading
  • Successful Aging Tips for Your Elderly Loved One Is your elderly loved one unsure of what to do with their life now that they are retired? Not working can be difficult for many senior citizens. Most senior citizens are used to working and being away from home. However, now that your elderly loved one is stuck at home, they ... Continue Reading

Parkinson's Disease

  • Information for Family Caregivers Regarding Parkinson’s Disease There are millions of people in the world who have Parkinson’s disease. With this being said, there are many family members who want more information regarding how to provide care for their loved one. The truth is that there isn’t just one way to manage Parkinson’s disease. ... Continue Reading

Personal Hygiene

  • Four Ideas for Motivating Your Senior to Bathe Bathing is important for hygiene reasons, but it can also help your senior to be more comfortable as well. If your elderly family member is resisting bathing, you might find some of these tips helpful. Give Her Something to Look Forward to Doing Afterward Planning ahead ... Continue Reading

Pets and Seniors

  • The Best Pets For Seniors There are a lot of benefits to owning a pet, especially for seniors. Pets provide companionship and love. And owning a dog that needs to be walked every day is the perfect reason for seniors to be more active. Home care assistance may be required to help seniors care for ... Continue Reading

Quality of Life

  • Six Ways to Keep Your Parents Engaged This Winter Below zero temperatures, freezing rain, snow squalls, and ice storms make getting outside hard during the winter months. You worry that your parents are growing bored. You only have time to stop by on a Saturday afternoon. What are the best ways to keep your parents engaged ... Continue Reading

Respite Care

  • 3 Reasons Respite Care is Necessary for Caregivers If you’re caring for a senior loved one, especially if your aging loved one has a chronic illness, respite care from a home caregiver is something that is absolutely necessary for your own wellbeing. It’s very common for an adult child taking care of a parent to throw ... Continue Reading

Routines

  • How Routines and Senior Care Work Together to Support Your Senior Routines change over time, especially as your senior’s needs change, but they ensure that all the bases are covered for your aging adult throughout the day. When you add senior care providers to the mix, her routines become even more supportive and helpful for her, which is ... Continue Reading

Scams

  • Why Your Senior Loved One Needs A Digital Security System Home security systems have come a long way. With digital cameras that can be easily mounted almost anywhere and voice controls they are easier to use than ever before. And they are more functional than ever before too. Every senior that is aging in place should have a ... Continue Reading

Self-Care for Seniors

  • What Are the Best Self-Care Tips for the Elderly? Self-care is important for everyone of all ages. The elderly often forget that self-care is something they need to focus on regularly. Usually, when someone retires or moves to an apartment after living in their house for a long time (like many elderly people do), they have ... Continue Reading

Senior Care

  • How Routines and Senior Care Work Together to Support Your Senior Routines change over time, especially as your senior’s needs change, but they ensure that all the bases are covered for your aging adult throughout the day. When you add senior care providers to the mix, her routines become even more supportive and helpful for her, which is ... Continue Reading
  • Don’t Feel Guilty When Discussing Senior Care with Your Mom You may feel guilty bring up the topic of senior care with your aging mother, mostly because you assume she expects you to take care of her. Living in the same town, or even same house, many adult children have that same idea. They assume their elderly family members, ... Continue Reading
  • One of the Best Ways to Improve Safety for a Senior Is Through Added Care When people age, they face increasing challenges. This is, of course, the natural process of aging, and while we may not enjoy it for the loss of strength, balance, and ability, there will likely come a time when we have to accept it. One of the struggles that increases for ... Continue Reading
  • Three Low-Salt Sauces to Make and Freeze During National Sauce Month March brings the arrival of spring. It's also National Sauce Month, which makes it a good time to think about the low-sodium sauces to keep on hand for your parents' meals. Take time on a weekend to prepare many of these sauces and tuck them into the freezer until they're ... Continue Reading

Senior Safety

  • Why Your Senior Loved One Needs A Digital Security System Home security systems have come a long way. With digital cameras that can be easily mounted almost anywhere and voice controls they are easier to use than ever before. And they are more functional than ever before too. Every senior that is aging in place should have a ... Continue Reading
  • Does Your Elderly Loved One Live Alone? Share These Top Tips with Them. Elderly people who live alone often have some struggles. They may be worried about what will happen if there is an emergency. Your elderly loved one may not feel safe in their home or they may need medication reminders. These are just some of the issues many elderly people ... Continue Reading

Seniors and Health Issues

  • Cancer Care for Seniors Cancer is a medical term that describes a large group of different diseases that have some common characteristics. Cancer occurs when some of the body's cells divide without control or order. Some parts of the body are more likely to develop cancer than others. Cancer care ... Continue Reading

Skin & UV Safety

  • What You Should Know About Bruises on Your Dad's Skin Your dad never bruised. In the past two weeks, you've noticed several bruises on his hands or arms. What's causing his bruises? Could it be a serious issue or simply him bumping into things? What Causes a Bruise? Often, bruises are caused by a hit or blow that causes the ... Continue Reading
  • Important Skincare Tips for Winter Climates Aging changes the skin in several ways. Collagen production decreases. Older adults don't sweat as much and oil gland production also slows. All of that can lead to dry, itchy skin. In the winter, the dry air adds to the problem. These winter skincare tips help your mom keep ... Continue Reading

Sleep

  • Top Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One Get Quality Sleep If your elderly loved one is facing issues with getting quality sleep most nights, remind them that they aren’t alone. They might just need to make some changes to their lifestyle or their habits, so they can sleep better. Keep reading here for the top tips to help your ... Continue Reading

Social Activities

  • Help Multiple Generations Bond on Join Hands Day May 1st marks Join Hands Day. The goal of Join Hands Day is to get multiple generations to work together while volunteering. Help your parents, children, and grandchildren find unique, appealing ways to volunteer together. The key to having a successful day of volunteering ... Continue Reading

Sundowner's Syndrome

  • Can You Help to Ease Sundowners Symptoms for Your Elderly Loved One? When the sun is setting, many people wind down from a long day. They sit and watch television or lay in bed. However, if someone has dementia, relaxation at the end of the day doesn’t come so easily. Many people with dementia have sundowners syndrome. This is when they ... Continue Reading

Technology & Aging

  • Modern Technology Can Help Your Elderly Loved One There are so many technological advancements in this day and age for everyone. There is even technology specifically designed for senior citizens. From home modifications to social networks to other technological assistance for the elderly, there is something that could ... Continue Reading

Therapy

  • Pet Therapy and the Elderly - What Do You Need to Know? Pet therapy is something that can help so many people. In truth, it has helped many elderly people in numerous ways. It has helped them be more active, manage their feelings, and so much more. If you feel that your elderly loved one could use some support and more love in ... Continue Reading

Vision & Eye Health

  • Best Ways for Your Elderly Loved One to Keep Their Vision Healthy As people start getting older, their vision usually changes. This can happen in someone’s 30s, 40s, 50s, and older years, too. If you are a family caregiver, then you may have already noticed that your elderly loved one’s vision isn’t as good as it once was. However, it ... Continue Reading

Volunteering

  • Help Multiple Generations Bond on Join Hands Day May 1st marks Join Hands Day. The goal of Join Hands Day is to get multiple generations to work together while volunteering. Help your parents, children, and grandchildren find unique, appealing ways to volunteer together. The key to having a successful day of volunteering ... Continue Reading

Walking Problems

  • What Can You Do about Your Senior’s Gait Issues? Your senior’s ability to walk safely is a key part of her overall mobility. If she’s walking differently than she used to or you’re noticing that she doesn’t seem to walk when you’re around, there’s likely more going on. The biggest reason to pay close attention to gait ... Continue Reading