Planning Ahead with Your Aging Parent

The average life expectancy in the United States is around 80 years old, and many people live well into their 80s and 90s, some going past 100. There is no way of knowing exactly how long someone will live. This can make caring for an aging parent even more challenging because you don’t know what … Continue reading Planning Ahead with Your Aging Parent

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Now What? When Seniors are Resistant to Accepting Help

As a family member, it can be easy to see that your aging parent or loved one could benefit from some extra help. They may not need to go into assisted living or a nursing home yet, but having some assistance around their home could make it safer and easier for them to continue aging … Continue reading Now What? When Seniors are Resistant to Accepting Help

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4 Benefits of Aging in Place

People are living longer, and many prefer the comfort of staying in their own homes for as long as possible. They don’t want to go into an assisted living community or nursing home unless they have to. And as long as they’re still mentally and physically able to live on their own, they’re determined to … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Aging in Place

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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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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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