Bathing Battles: Tips for Overcoming Your Senior’s Refusal To Bathe
September 22, 2023 Caregiving | Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
It could be depression, fear or dementia, or a combination of them. Whatever it is, you cannot seem to get your elderly loved one to bathe. Here are some tips to help.
Hurricane Preparedness for Older Adults
September 21, 2023 Health & Safety
Hurricane season is in full swing. Are you prepared? Are these 10 items in your hurricane emergency kit?
Aging Gracefully: Exercise Strategies To Stay Active in the Golden Years
September 19, 2023 Health & Safety | Life Planning
The loss of muscle and bone mass during the aging process can lead to loss of mobility and other health risks. Staying active is key. Here are ways you can help a senior loved one incorporate fun exercise activities into their daily routine.
Rx on a Budget: Smart Seniors’ Guide to Finding Affordable Prescription Drugs
September 14, 2023 Life Planning | Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
More than 76% of Americans age 60 and older regularly use two or more prescription drugs. One in five older adults skipped or delayed medications last year because of cost. With retail prices for many prescription drugs increasing twice as fast as inflation, consumers must diligently use the resources available to reduce their costs. Here are some tips and resources to help.
7 Things You Should Know About Your Elderly Parents
September 11, 2023 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Your parents are in their 80s and still living in the home where you grew up. But what happens when it is no longer safe for them to live there? Have you had that conversation with them? Are they—and you—prepared? Here are seven things you might wish you’d known sooner about your parents.
The Latest in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s
September 07, 2023
An estimated 6.7 million Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are working on new treatments to address the underlying causes of the disease and tests to detect it at an early stage. Here’s the latest.
Connecting Generations: Tips for Forging Intergenerational Relationships Through Meaningful Conversations
September 05, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
The older generation has some great stories to tell but sometimes lacks opportunities to share them with family. Use these tips and conversation starters to help build a greater bond between grandparent and grandchild.
How Communities Can Make a Difference in Fall Prevention
August 30, 2023 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving
Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among seniors. Taking a simple walk shouldn’t be so risky. One community is taking responsibility to ensure it is age-friendly.
If You’re Diabetic, We Have Our Eyes on You
August 25, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Diabetics are at higher risk for several serious eye conditions, but controlling blood sugar levels can help. Here are some eye problems stemming from diabetes and what to watch out for.
8 Benefits of Being an Older Adult
August 21, 2023 Life Planning | Family & Loved Ones
Getting older can bring benefits that improve the quality of life. Here are the ways it can bring positivity to your life.
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