Combatting Loneliness and Isolation in Aging Parents

As seniors age, they often become more comfortable and content staying home. It’s a familiar place and has everything they like and need. However, this can also lead to issues with loneliness and isolation which can take a toll on their mental and physical health. It’s good for seniors to stay active and socialize with … Continue reading Combatting Loneliness and Isolation in Aging Parents

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Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Winter

As people age, it can become harder for the body to fight off illness and fully recover. The immune system weakens and other conditions can complicate a cold or the flu. Taking steps to stay healthy and protect against illness (as much as possible) is essential for seniors. From eating right and staying active to … Continue reading Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Winter

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Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

Many people view the New Year as a fresh start. A time for change and doing things differently. It can be a wonderful opportunity to review what is going well – or not so well – across all areas of life. While you’re doing this in your own life, help your aging parent to do … Continue reading Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

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Balancing Life as a Caregiver

Taking care of an elderly parent can be rewarding because you know you’re giving back to someone who helped raise you, but it also comes with its share of challenges. You’re trying to balance your own life, career, and family with meeting the needs of your parent. Being a caregiver is a tough job. November … Continue reading Balancing Life as a Caregiver

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5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we thought we would clear up some common myths that surround this disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. There is currently no way to prevent or cure this disease, but researchers are learning more every single day. It is important for individuals to be educated … Continue reading 5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

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