Geriatric Caregivers – How To Find The Right One for an Aging Loved One?

When it comes to looking for professional assistance to take care of older adults, the first thing that comes to our mind is whether we need a Geriatric caregiver or a caretaker. Yes, there is a big difference between their jobs and the set of services provided by each of these professionals. All geriatric caregivers/managers … Continue reading Geriatric Caregivers – How To Find The Right One for an Aging Loved One?

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Things to Consider Before Hiring a Geriatric Caregiver/Manager

The basic job of geriatric caregivers/managers is to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. Finding the right Geriatric Caregiver/Manager can be difficult for most families. So, we have covered a few things that you must keep in mind before hiring a Geriatric Caregiver/Manager for an aging parent or grandparent: … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Hiring a Geriatric Caregiver/Manager

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Fall Prevention in the Elderly

Falls are one of the leading causes of fatal as well as non-fatal injuries among seniors aged 65+. Some of the injuries caused due to falls include hip fractures, head injuries, broken bones, etc. Even if the fall does not cause a serious injury, it can make seniors fearful that further prevents them from staying … Continue reading Fall Prevention in the Elderly

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Keeping the Elderly Safe from Scams

Seniors often make easy targets for scams, whether it is for fraudulent sweepstakes prizes or unbelievable investment returns. Senior frauds can happen via mail, phone, in person, or the Internet. Scammers target both wealthy seniors as well as those with limited means. If you want to keep your senior loved one safe from scams, there … Continue reading Keeping the Elderly Safe from Scams

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Volunteering Benefits for Seniors!

Have you ever spent a Sunday afternoon cleaning a local park or beach, donated blood, or worked in a soup kitchen? If yes, you probably know how volunteering brings a positive change in your life. People of all age groups should do things which bring purpose and meaning to their lives, and seniors are no … Continue reading Volunteering Benefits for Seniors!

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Follow These Steps to Ensure Proper Medication Management for Seniors

Well-managed medications are an essential part of good health, taking multiple medications is a way of living for most of the older adults. Therefore, it is very essential to take it correctly for treating health conditions and managing symptoms. A simple system in place for taking care of the basics can help seniors avoid common … Continue reading Follow These Steps to Ensure Proper Medication Management for Seniors

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Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

The start of a new year also means the start of tax season. From January through April, Americans are busy compiling tax documents and filing their returns. While this is something that many seniors have done for decades, things can change once individuals turn 65 or older. You may be eligible for tax deductions you … Continue reading Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

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Practical Changes to Help Seniors Enhance Heart Health

February is American Heart Month and a wonderful time to implement healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet to promote heart health. This is essential for seniors who want to boost their well-being so they can stay healthier and more active for years to come. Changes don’t have to be drastic or made all at … Continue reading Practical Changes to Help Seniors Enhance Heart Health

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Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

The holiday season is a busy time of year for everyone. With parties, family get-togethers, and new and old traditions, there’s plenty of opportunity to connect with others and share your gratitude in thoughtful ways. For seniors, the holiday time can be particularly special—and particularly challenging. On the one hand, participating in holiday traditions with … Continue reading Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

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Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Aging in place is a common practice as many seniors prefer to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible. Provided they are mentally and physically capable of living mostly independently, this can be a more cost-efficient option to assisted living or a nursing home. They can even get in-home … Continue reading Boosting Senior Safety at Home

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