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. [...]

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 [...]

How to Select Memorial Monuments For Loved Ones

By |2021-03-15T11:12:47+00:00March 14th, 2021|Senior Care|

When you have lost a loved one, selecting the right memorial monument for them can be quite challenging. There are several options to choose from when it comes to monuments such as garden angels, tombstones, and many others.The memorial you choose must stand as an endearing symbol of your love and respect. Your memorial must [...]

Adjusting To An Aging Mind

By |2021-02-15T04:19:01+00:00February 14th, 2021|Senior Care|

In our mind, we’re still young and spry. It can be difficult to accept that many of our cognitive abilities are no longer what they used to be. But understanding how this process works is an important step toward maintaining a sense of well-being as you age. The human brain is incredibly complex, but there [...]

Crime Prevention Tips For Older Adults

By |2021-02-01T03:12:48+00:00January 31st, 2021|Senior Care|

Older people are at risk of being victims of fraud, like con games and insurance, home repair, telephone, or internet scams. Even trusted friends or family members have been known to steal an older person’s money or property. The following tips may help: Don’t be afraid to hang up on telephone salespeople. You aren’t being [...]

The Social Security COLA Is Not Keeping Up

By |2020-12-20T19:41:41+00:00December 20th, 2020|Senior Care|

Is the COLA (Cost Of Living Adjustment) losing its fizz? Many seniors now feel that the annual Social Security cost of living increase is failing to keep up with the soaring prices of everything from gas and heating bills to groceries and prescription drugs. As a result, seniors are suffering, and they're suffering badly. Back [...]

Aging Parents and Role Reversal

By |2020-12-07T11:02:21+00:00December 6th, 2020|Senior Care|

This is the day you thought would never happen. Your roles in life are reversing. You're trying to make decisions for yourself and your Aging Parent. What will be best for them without altering your life, or theirs, too drastically? How do you keep up the pace and ultimately please everyone around you? You are [...]

How Exercising For Just 30 Minutes Per Day Can Stop You From Getting Sick

By |2020-10-19T04:29:21+00:00October 18th, 2020|Senior Care|

How Exercising For Just 30 Minutes Per Day Can Stop You From Getting Sick If you’re like a lot of people these days, you have had just about enough of 2020, and you’re ready for a new year. It has been a year that, to say the least, has left us feeling out of control. [...]

7 Ways to Afford In-Home Care for Elderly

By |2020-07-06T02:57:07+00:00July 6th, 2020|In-Home Senior Care|

It’s no secret that in-home care can be expensive. In fact, according to the National Council on Aging Care, the average cost of 24 hour in-home care is about $4,000 per month. Yet, considering everything going on, with the pandemic, and other health factors, Nursing Home and Assisted Care options seem to be much more [...]

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors

By |2019-12-25T01:43:28+00:00December 24th, 2019|In-Home Senior Care|

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors “I don’t want to leave my house.” If you have an aging parent, friend, or family member, you’ve no doubt heard this, or a similar refrain...Who can blame them, really? They’ve worked hard to build a home, they’ve entertained family and friends, felt safe there, and it’s [...]

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