If there’s a senior motorist in your life, knowing when to have “the talk” about turning over their car keys isn’t easy. Here's when and how you should.
Elder abuse is on the rise in the U.S. Since the start of the pandemic, it has become almost twice as common compared with previous years. Here is what you should know to help bring justice to our aging population.
As a concerned family member, knowing if-and-when an aging loved one needs help around the home isn’t always easy. Here are 5 warning signs that it might be time to have “the talk” about home care with your senior.
What is sundowning? Sundowning is one symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It is also known as late-day confusion. If your loved one has dementia, his or her agitation and confusion may get worse in the late afternoon or evening. 1. Stick to a routine Dementia could make it hard to develop [...]
As your loved ones get older, remaining physically active could become difficult. It feels as though it takes a greater toll on their bodies. This is precisely the reason as to why it’s so important for seniors to continue exercising. There are a lot of benefits to staying physically active as your loved one ages. [...]
There are special considerations that must be taken in order to ensure that homes are safe for your loved ones. Things that once might have proved to be a minor nuisance can become hazardous. You should consider looking into these details to help ensure that a home is safe for your loved one so that [...]
Seniors and people with illnesses come to a point when they are no longer capable of taking care of themselves. As a result, it is our responsibility as relatives and family members to offer the best care for them. We are not able to stay by our loved ones at all times due to our [...]
The process for transitioning into life with home care services can be intimidating. Your parents may resist a new caregiver, feel a loss of freedom, or may not think they need assistance. However, it is important to still have that conversation and be honest about why home care services really is the best move for [...]