By Ron S., 9:00 am on April 15, 2021

When you got married, you were fully prepared to care for your partner in sickness and in health. However, you might not have considered the idea that this could also mean caring for your in-laws as they age. People often don’t think twice about caring for their own parents, but…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on March 25, 2021

Dementia affects seniors differently, but there are common symptoms experienced at some point by most adults with this condition. These are issues that could disrupt daily life, making it dangerous for seniors to be alone. Below you’ll find some of the top reasons family caregivers should never leave an aging…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on March 11, 2021

Water-soluble vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin, is necessary for proper adrenal gland function, nerve tissue health, and red blood cell production. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the findings of a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2004 that indicated one out of 31 adults…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on February 25, 2021

It can be difficult to admit an aging parent needs around-the-clock care. Family members should watch out for signs their senior loved ones need extensive 24-hour care at home. Here are a few ways to determine if an older adult needs extensive in-home care.  Physical Care Requirements Change When you…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on February 11, 2021

One of the worst mistakes family caregivers can make is pushing their own needs to the side. To provide high-quality care, they must be in good mental, physical, and emotional shape. Continue reading to learn some of the ways family caregivers can maintain their health without compromising the wellbeing of…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on January 28, 2021

Many different studies indicate that seniors who have the chance to socialize reap several health benefits. Spending time with younger loved ones remains part of the important social circle and benefits both generations alike. Here are a few reasons aging adults should spend time with their grandkids. Encourage Physical Activity Healthcare…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on January 14, 2021

Being a caregiver can be stressful, but caring for an aging spouse comes with special challenges that make the job even more difficult. If you’re providing care for your elderly husband or wife, consider the following tips. 1. Know What You’re Up Against It can be difficult to be objective…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 31, 2020

Caring for seniors can be challenging because of the cognitive and physical health conditions they may have. Even experienced caregivers continue to look for new ways to help their loved ones enjoy long and fulfilling lives. If you’re a family caregiver getting ready to care for an aging adult, consider…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 17, 2020

Eating can be difficult for seniors with dysphagia, but it’s important for them to receive the nutrients they need to help their bodies function as normally as possible. Serving pureed foods can make mealtimes easier for caregivers and their aging loved ones. Here are some recipes for healthy pureed foods…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on November 26, 2020

Online safety is becoming more and more important these days, especially for elderly people. Malicious individuals on the Internet often target seniors because they tend to be less knowledgeable about technology. Here are a few ways you can keep your elderly loved one safe while using the Internet. Don’t Download…