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Mental Illness : A Challenge For Seniors and How You Can Help

By |2021-11-14T21:34:22+00:00November 14th, 2021|Health Care|

Mental Illness : A Challenge For Seniors and How You Can Help Mental impairment can be a difficult subject to approach. It's natural for people to worry about their mental health as they age, especially considering that many of the symptoms are similar to those seen in dementia and Alzheimer's disease. However, it is important [...]

The Five Pillars of Healthy Aging

By |2021-10-02T20:41:56+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Making Life Better|

The Five Pillars of Healthy Aging There are many misconceptions about what it means to age. Some think that aging is a process in which you become weaker and less independent; some even believe that aging will lead to death. The truth, however, is much more positive than the myths surrounding it. With good health [...]

How Seniors Can Avoid Falls Inside and Outside the Home

By |2021-10-02T20:12:50+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Safety|

How Seniors Can Avoid Falls Inside and Outside the Home It's a fact that many seniors fall and injure themselves, but this is not something to be taken lightly. Falls can lead to serious injuries such as broken bones and other injuries which can have long-term consequences including more falls later down the line and [...]

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Physical Assistance for Seniors and How to Choose the Right Caregiver

By |2021-08-21T17:26:14+00:00September 1st, 2021|Senior Care, In-Home Senior Care|

Physical Assistance for Seniors and How to Choose the Right Caregiver We all know that as we age, life can get a little more difficult. We might not be able to do things like we used to and it becomes more of a struggle to take care of ourselves. But don't worry! You're not alone [...]

Common Health Issues Among Seniors You Should be Aware Of

By |2021-08-21T16:26:13+00:00August 21st, 2021|Making Life Better|

Common Health Issues Among Seniors You Should be Aware Of At this point in life, you are probably at the age where your parents or grandparents are starting to show signs of aging. You may be noticing some changes in their personality and behavior that make them seem just a little bit off from who [...]

Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit

By |2021-08-21T17:31:52+00:00August 12th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit While the idea of retirement is both appealing and terrifying, it's also a reality for many. The good news is that you don't have to stop being active once you retire; in fact, staying healthy -- mentally and physically -- after retirement can be [...]

Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years

By |2021-06-18T02:37:34+00:00June 18th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years Aging is a blessing, but it's also a time of many changes. One of the most common concerns during this stage is financial security. In the twilight years of our lives, many people find themselves living on a fixed income with fewer assets than they had [...]

Elder Abuse: The Underreported and Serious Problem

By |2021-06-16T02:42:36+00:00June 16th, 2021|Senior Care|

Elder abuse is a problem that has been steadily increasing over the past few decades. Unfortunately, due to under-reporting and variations in the definition of elder abuse, it's difficult to determine exactly how many people are affected by this issue. Since June 15, 2021 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, in this blog post we [...]

10 Ways to Help Keep Your Independence

By |2021-05-16T19:07:26+00:00May 15th, 2021|Making Life Better|

In the United States, independence is a value that we cherish. We are independent people who want to do things on our own and not have to rely on anyone else for anything. But what happens when you can't be as independent as you used to be? What do you do if your mobility is [...]

12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors

By |2021-04-20T01:39:42+00:00April 19th, 2021|Making Life Better|

12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors We all know that our elders are a generation who have seen and experienced a lot. They are typically wise, well-spoken individuals with so much to share. As we walk through the mall, or listen to them at church on Sunday morning, it is [...]

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