Senior Disaster Preparedness: How To Plan When You’re a Family Caregiver
September 22, 2022 Caregiving
If you’re caring for a senior, it’s important to help them prepare for a disaster to help keep them safe if one occurs. Whether your loved one lives in an area that experiences tornados, hurricanes or blizzards, these tips will help you ensure they are prepared.
Infographic: Living Options for Older Adults
September 20, 2022 Life Planning
Housing options for seniors offer different levels of service and features. It is important to understand all of the senior living options so you can choose the one that is best for you or your loved one.
Overcoming the Epidemic of Senior Loneliness
September 15, 2022 Health & Safety
Senior loneliness and isolation are now widely considered a serious public health risk, as evidence shows they are often associated with a broad range of physical and emotional illnesses. Read these tips to find ways to overcome loneliness and isolation.
The Pandemic Has Raised the Risk of Senior Falls
September 13, 2022 Health & Safety
Many factors lead to the increased risk of falls for seniors. Here are tips to reduce your fall risk and help make your home safe for you and your family.
Lightening the Load: How Seniors Can Start Getting Rid of Their Stuff
September 08, 2022 Life Planning
If you are like most older adults, you’ve accumulated a lot of things over the years. As you start considering how you want to live out your golden years, it may be a good time to start decluttering and getting rid of things. But where do you start?
6 Steps for Your Senior Downsizing Plan
September 06, 2022 Life Planning
There can be many reasons you might be looking to downsize. No matter why you might be considering it, these tips will help you plan appropriately so you can accomplish your goal.
Monitoring Technology Helps Keep Seniors Safe
August 30, 2022 Health & Safety
Remote monitoring for your elderly loved one is a great option when you can’t be there every day. The systems available today offer many choices to help ensure a senior’s well-being. From monitoring for falls to detecting wandering in someone with dementia, which system is right for you and your loved one and what features should you look for?
Medical Test Anxiety? 5 Ways To Cope
August 25, 2022 Health & Safety
If you experience anxiety when undergoing simple and even painless medical tests or screenings, or know someone who does, these coping tips can help.
Financial Conservatorship: Is It Right for My Elderly Parent?
August 23, 2022 Life Planning
There are pros and cons to financial conservatorships. If you are concerned about how your elderly parent is handling their finances, get the facts about financial conservatorships and consider all the angles before you proceed.
Top 10 Family Caregiver Pet Peeves
August 18, 2022 Caregiving
Family caregivers have a unique perspective on the role they play in helping to care for their loved one. The challenges and frustrations they overcome can be many. Here are the top 10 family caregiver pet peeves.