Three Tips for Helping an Aging Loved One With Finances

Three Tips for Helping an Aging Loved One With Finances

For seniors, the rapid changes that occur in such a highly connected and technological world can be completely overwhelming. Many older individuals have seen quantum changes in all aspects of life, from transportation, to culture, to politics, to the map of the world and everything else in between. But if you had to choose a … Continue reading Three Tips for Helping an Aging Loved One With Finances

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Helping Seniors Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Helping Seniors Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is essential for a healthy life, even though many of us don’t put it on the same level as breathing or eating. Unfortunately, a disregard for the importance of sleep can leave us operating at less than peak efficiency. For many of us, it means living with the attitude that we’ll catch up on … Continue reading Helping Seniors Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Four Surprising Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Four Surprising Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

For older individuals, getting outside and enjoying the spring and summer months is essential, but finding activities that are appropriate for the weather — and for aging bodies — can be challenging. That’s why gardening is such a favorite activity among the senior set. Perhaps you are caring for an aging loved one who could … Continue reading Four Surprising Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

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Understanding — and Eliminating — Senior-Living Fears

Understanding — and Eliminating — Senior-Living Fears

Fear often arises out of the unknown. When you’re confident about what’s going to happen next and what’s around the corner, there’s no need to be scared, but when you’re unsure of what the next days, weeks, months and years might bring, it’s easy to become fearful about the future. For seniors, these fears can … Continue reading Understanding — and Eliminating — Senior-Living Fears

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Dealing with Dementia — 10 Simple Tips to Provide Compassionate Care

Dealing with Dementia — 10 Simple Tips to Provide Compassionate Care

Dementia is a serious issue in our society, with more than five million individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States alone. And that number doesn’t even account for all of the people who live their lives with other forms of dementia such as Parkinson’s Disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. People who care for seniors … Continue reading Dealing with Dementia — 10 Simple Tips to Provide Compassionate Care

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