Seasonal Allergies in Older Adults

Seasonal allergies become more common in seniors as their natural defenses begin to break down. This means that older adults need to be more careful outdoors during seasonal changes and be more cautious about the signs of seasonal allergies. Older adults who are not used to coping with the symptoms of seasonal allergies may suffer … Continue reading Seasonal Allergies in Older Adults

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6 Signs It May Be Time to Transition to Assisted Living

Caring for an aging parent can be a lot of responsibility. Many seniors prefer to age in place for as long as possible, meaning you must ensure that they are safe at home and living a quality life. This can be a lot to take on while also balancing your own life and family. An … Continue reading 6 Signs It May Be Time to Transition to Assisted Living

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3 Reasons to Choose Non-Medical Home Care for Your Aging Parent

In-home care is usually not the first option sought when it comes to caring for older adults. Many people prefer to care for their loved ones at home or move them into a nursing home or Assisted Living facility where they can get professional care and support. As people grow older, they really do prefer … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Choose Non-Medical Home Care for Your Aging Parent

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Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

One of the joys of summer is being able to get outside and enjoy the warm sunshine and fresh air. It can be a wonderful time to picnic in the park, take a walk, go to a festival, or watch the grandkids play soccer or baseball. But as the temperature rises, this can also increase … Continue reading Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

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The Impact of Cataracts on Vision and What You Can Do

Cataracts are extremely common in older adults, though they can affect people at any age. Over time, natural proteins build up on the lens in the eye causing changes in vision. This buildup often progresses very slowly over many years, so many people do not even realize that they have cataracts until their visual impairment … Continue reading The Impact of Cataracts on Vision and What You Can Do

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