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…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on May 13, 2021

As life spans extend and seniors live longer, many adult children are tasked with supporting their aging parents. Sometimes parents need financial assistance. Find out how to keep your parents financially solvent without breaking the bank. Reduce Familial Tension Money can cause a great deal of tension within families. Before…

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

More than 10 percent of adults 65 and older have heart failure, according to the National Institutes of Health. What this means is that the heart is no longer efficiently pumping blood throughout the body. There’s no cure for heart failure. Even so, there are some things you can do…

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…