The Benefits of Houseplants
November 27, 2023
Houseplants have many benefits to our health and well-being. A study done by the National Institute of Health (NIH) has shown that interaction with indoor plants can reduce both physiological and psychological stress.
Dementia Family Caregiver Stress-Reduction Tips
November 27, 2023 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and notice your lack of patience as of late, you could be experiencing family caregiver stress. Here are some tips to help ease the burden and allow you to be your best.
Hobbies for Seniors
November 20, 2023
It has become fairly well known that seniors who lead an active lifestyle are less likely to develop certain diseases. Participating in hobbies and other social activities lowers risk for developing some health problems, including dementia, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer, improves attitude, and even increases longevity.
Tips To Prepare for Cold and Flu Season
November 20, 2023 Caregiving | Health & Safety
It’s that time of the year again—cold and flu season. Here are tips to prepare and reduce the risk to you and your family.
Giving Tuesday Is November 28: Consider These Opportunities To Give or Volunteer
November 14, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Volunteering can provide many benefits for aging adults, including helping to keep the brain active and contributing to improved mental health. Here are ideas to consider for volunteering or donating to your favorite charity or service organization.
The Importance of Support for Caregivers
November 13, 2023
The path of a caregiver can be challenging, and long term success requires that a caregiver find ways to get their own needs met.
Respite Care During the Holidays: A Much-Needed Break for Family Caregivers
November 10, 2023 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
The holidays can be so festive and fun, but they can also be overwhelming, especially for those caring for an aging loved one. If you are providing care for a loved one, have you considered respite care? Here is more on what that is and how it might help you and the one you care for.
Tips for Diabetics: Eating Healthy Over the Holidays
November 09, 2023 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Grandma’s pumpkin pie or cornbread stuffing can bring up memories of family and fun. But too much of a good thing can be dangerous for diabetics over the holidays. Here are some tips to keep the good times rolling and stay in good health.
Signs Your Loved One Needs In-Home Care
November 07, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning | Caregiving
Going home for the holidays can bring up many great childhood memories. But when your parent is aging, visiting them may give you cause for concern for their ongoing safety. What are the signs they need help, and what should you do if you see one?
Improve Your Life as a Senior
November 06, 2023
As seniors, and facing the changes in our lives as we age, we tend to just keep going as we have in the past, managing in much the same way we did when there was more going on, when jobs, family, home, and other necessary activities kept us busy and focused outside of ourselves. We However, with a bit of thought and planning we can improve the quality of our lives now.
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