A Family Caregiver Guide for the Elderly with Diabetes

By |2021-12-05T20:53:00+00:00December 5th, 2021|Senior Care|

A Family Caregiver Guide... to care for an aging family member with diabetes. Diabetes can be a debilitating disease for anyone, but it is especially hard on older adults. Diabetes increases the risk of many other health problems common in older adults such as heart disease and stroke that will lead to serious complications. The [...]

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 [...]

Signs, Causes and Care Tips for COPD in the Elderly

By |2021-11-05T02:29:16+00:00October 31st, 2021|Senior Care|

Signs, Causes and Care Tips for COPD in the Elderly As people age, they are more susceptible to conditions like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It is becoming increasingly common among elderly folks nowadays. For many reasons, including both health and environmental factors, habits like smoking cigarettes have been shown to both decrease lifespan and [...]

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 [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease: 6 Ways to Prevent the Onset

By |2021-08-08T22:39:20+00:00August 8th, 2021|Senior Care|

Alzheimer's Disease: 6 Ways to Prevent the Onset Alzheimer's disease is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disorder that gradually worsens over time. It starts out as mild forgetfulness and then progresses to severe brain damage, leading to an inability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily life. In recent years, scientists have found that [...]

Dementia: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Coping Tips

By |2021-07-26T00:56:34+00:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Care|

Dementia is a term used to describe the symptoms of a group of diseases that result in progressive loss of cognitive abilities. Dementia affects both memory and cognition, making it difficult for people with dementia to remember things or think clearly. There are many different types of dementia, all with their own set of symptoms. [...]

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