Combatting Spring Allergies in Denver

Combatting Spring Allergies in Denver

Most people welcome spring’s arrival.  Longer days, warm weather, and nature coming back to life after winter are all reasons to look forward to this season. For allergy sufferers, however, the arrival of spring can also signal the start of a nightmarish few months.  Elderly allergy sufferers, weakened immune systems as well as cardiovascular or … Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies in Denver

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Helping your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning in Denver

Helping your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning in Denver

Spring is on its way, along with longer daylight hours, warmer weather, and a great time to start on the traditional your traditional spring cleaning. When tidying your own home it’s always worth remembering that elderly relatives may also need their houses tidied up.  Spring cleaning in a senior’s house isn’t necessarily just a way … Continue reading Helping your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning in Denver

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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

As people get older, it is not unusual to see their appetites get smaller at the same time.  As long as they are getting all the nutrients they need, are keeping a healthy weight, and remaining fit and active, then it is not necessarily something to be concerned about. However, if a reduction in food … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

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What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Denver

What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Denver

Deductible Medical Expenses For the most part, medical expenses are deductible when they are in excess of 10% of your adjusted gross income.  For most people, any expenses related to in home care of a non-medical nature can be deducted in this way. There are certain rules and regulations that need to be adhered to, … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Denver

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

While we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by snow-capped mountainscapes during the winter months in Denver, there is the small, minute drawback that temperatures can often drop to below freezing as a result. Still, we really can’t complain too much considering that we’re gifted over 300 days of sunshine a year. The clear blue skies … Continue reading Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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