Tips and Tricks Make Everyday Tasks Easier for Seniors
September 28, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Older adults may find everyday tasks harder to do as they age. However, there are simple ways around these challenges. Here are some suggestions.
Fall Prevention is Everybody’s Business
September 26, 2023 Health & Safety | Caregiving
Maybe you’ve heard that some high-profile politicians have recently experienced a fall. Falls are serious problems for older adults and can lead to other health problems. But there are ways that you can help prevent your older loved ones from experiencing a fall. Read “Fall Prevention is Everybody’s Business” to learn more.
How To Make a Plan To Age Well
September 25, 2023 Life Planning | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Aging is a voyage everyone is on and requires preparation to do it successfully. Yet many people delay or avoid the planning altogether. Here are some tips to help you navigate your senior years confidently and gracefully.
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.
Family First: Is Quitting Your Job to Be a Full-Time Caregiver the Right Choice?
September 12, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety | Life Planning | Caregiving
When caregiving and careers come into conflict, some families may weigh the pros and cons of quitting a full-time job to become a caregiver. What are the risks and rewards? Read “Family First: Is Quitting Your Job to Be a Full-Time Caregiver the Right Choice” to learn what your family should consider.
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.
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