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

Many seniors live alone because their children have moved on and their spouses have passed away. In addition, most are retired, and their friends from their younger days have usually moved on to new lives. Loneliness can cause your elderly loved one’s health to decrease, so there’s no time like…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on September 30, 2021

The decision to take away a senior’s car keys is never easy, but it’s often necessary. Family caregivers need to monitor their aging loved ones to determine if driving is no longer a safe activity. Here are some common signs that let caregivers know their aging parents shouldn’t drive.  Vision…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on September 16, 2021

Keeping a senior loved one who has Alzheimer’s occupied throughout the day can be difficult, but participating in engaging activities is important for slowing the rate of cognitive decline, boosting confidence, and eliminating stress. Here are a few brain-boosting activities that are perfect for seniors with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers….

By Ron S., 9:00 am on August 26, 2021

Dementia caregivers often find themselves on a merry-go-round of emotions. On one hand, they’re extremely thankful for the precious days they get to spend with their senior loved ones, but they may also find providing care very frustrating. Before the frustration takes over, it’s important that dementia caregivers take some…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on August 12, 2021

Getting older may be viewed as full of opportunities, especially as individuals look forward to retiring and having more time to spend doing the things they love. However, there are some common physical changes associated with aging that can pose some challenges for older adults who want to remain active….

By Ron S., 9:00 am on July 29, 2021

If you’re providing care for an elderly loved one, finding the best living situation for your family member can be challenging. Many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes, even if they can no longer live independently. If this describes your loved one, home care may be the solution…

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

The golden years are rich with opportunities, yet some seniors find it difficult to enjoy this stage of life. Without a structured schedule that revolves around work and family obligations, it can be easy for older adults to lose their sense of purpose, which can lead to negative feelings such…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on June 24, 2021

If your senior loved one is diagnosed with dementia, your support can make a huge difference in his or her overall wellbeing. Knowing which questions to ask in the days after the diagnosis can help you get the information you need to navigate this challenging time. Here are some questions…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on June 10, 2021

High blood sugar, or hyperglycemia, is often described as an excess of sugar—or glucose—in the blood. Many researchers believe sugar can literally feed the growth of cancer cells. Although no definitive connection between the two has been established yet, the following information highlights the growing body of evidence supporting a…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on May 27, 2021

Strength training isn’t just for bodybuilders and people in their 20s. Several studies have found very real benefits of strength training for elderly people as well. In fact, strength training may be even more important than aerobic exercise when it comes to helping elderly people maintain a healthy weight and…