Getting Your Senior Involved in the Community

Many seniors struggle with depression caused by a sense of isolation. Moving away from homes where they’ve spent decades, and losing friends and co-workers leaves many seniors with a profound sense of loneliness. Getting involved in their community can help seniors feel more connected. Senior care professionals and those helping with in-home care can help … Continue reading Getting Your Senior Involved in the Community

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Seniors & Hiking: Yes You Can!

Exercise is an important issue for elderly living. Studies have shown again and again that physical activity can help seniors enjoy longer, happier lives. Exercise not only helps to keep the body fit, it also helps promote mental acuity and improves mood. Hiking provides seniors with a safe, but effective form of exercise that will … Continue reading Seniors & Hiking: Yes You Can!

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Seniors & Skin Cancer

A key health risk of which seniors in elder care and their caregivers should be on the lookout for is skin cancer. Older Americans are at elevated risk of developing skin cancer. By staying vigilant, elder care professionals and seniors can spot problems early, and take action to stop a more serious health problem from … Continue reading Seniors & Skin Cancer

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Helping Mom Move

When it is time for a parent or loved one to move to a senior care facility, using a senior move manager to oversee the move can help make the transition smoother. Senior move managers are movers who specialize in moving older Americans from their homes to assisted living or retirement communities. These professionals have … Continue reading Helping Mom Move

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Dealing with Resistance to Care

Dealing with resistance to care is a major concern for elderly care providers and their families. It can be the cause of much frustration and angst, as the need to balance loved ones’ requirements for care and safety with their personal dignity and choices can be difficult. Finding strategies to reduce friction between the elderly … Continue reading Dealing with Resistance to Care

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