5 Common Infections in Older Adults

With the aging, the immune system naturally weakens and it becomes harder to fight off infections. Combine this with underlying medical conditions, and the fight becomes even more difficult. According … Continue reading 5 Common Infections in Older Adults

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Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

Shopping for aging parents can be tough because they often have everything they really need. Throughout their lives, they have accumulated a lot of belongings, and many are working on … Continue reading Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

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Understanding the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. There is no way to predict how quickly or slowly the disease will progress or exactly how it will … Continue reading Understanding the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

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What is COPD and How Can You Manage Symptoms?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term that encompasses several progressive lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In 2018, nearly 15.7 million Americans were living … Continue reading What is COPD and How Can You Manage Symptoms?

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Breast Cancer and Seniors: What You Need to Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while a lot of attention is given to the importance of early detection and women getting mammograms beginning at age 40, there is … Continue reading Breast Cancer and Seniors: What You Need to Know

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Move to the Music: How Music Can Support Mental Health in Aging

Music can be a very powerful tool that conjures up a lot of memories. Long after you’ve forgotten the details of an event, hearing a familiar song can bring you … Continue reading Move to the Music: How Music Can Support Mental Health in Aging

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Summer Safety Tips for Spending Time Outdoors

Fresh air and sunshine can be rejuvenating for the body and mind, but seniors should take caution when spending time outdoors, especially during hot days. High temperatures can increase risk … Continue reading Summer Safety Tips for Spending Time Outdoors

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Making In-Home Care More Affordable

Many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. It is comfortable and familiar. It is filled with memories. They may have already paid off … Continue reading Making In-Home Care More Affordable

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Independence Day: 4 Ways to Help your Aging Parent Maintain Their Independence

One of the joys of being an adult is having the freedom to do as you please. Many seniors prefer to age in place in order to maintain as much … Continue reading Independence Day: 4 Ways to Help your Aging Parent Maintain Their Independence

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Every year on the third Sunday of June, families take the time to celebrate the important men in their lives. While you may appreciate your father every day, today is … Continue reading Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

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