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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Benefits of Hiring an In-Home Caregiver This Year

Another year has come and gone and a new one is beginning. For many, this means reflecting on what did or did not work well and what changes they want to make. It can be a great time to review your aging parent’s needs as well and ensure that the care and assistance they are … Continue reading Benefits of Hiring an In-Home Caregiver This Year

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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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Balancing Life as a Caregiver in DuPage IL

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 providing in home senior care … Continue reading Balancing Life as a Caregiver in DuPage IL

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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, many of whom live right here. There is currently no way to prevent or cure this disease, but researchers are learning more every single day. It is … Continue reading 5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

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Transitioning Home from the Hospital

Having a loved one in the hospital can be stressful, so when they are cleared for discharge home, it can be a relief. Many people find it more comforting and healing to recover in their own home instead of the hospital. However, going home can come with its share of challenges as well. You want … Continue reading Transitioning Home from the Hospital

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Helping Your Loved One Declutter

As we get older, we can have the tendency to collect things, some necessary and some that we can completely do without. So it is not uncommon for seniors to end up with a lot of clutter. Perhaps you have been wondering what you can do to help your mom, dad or loved one declutter … Continue reading Helping Your Loved One Declutter

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Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

Seniors here love to stay active, which means that maintaining bone, muscle and joint strength is vitally important. Otherwise, older individuals can be kept from enjoying life to its fullest due to the increased likelihood of injury, fatigue and complications that arise from a lack of fitness. What’s more, broken bones heal more slowly as … Continue reading Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is almost here, which means that everyone will be enjoying relief from the summer heat. The region is home to many fall festivals and activities, making autumn a wonderful time for area families to get together and celebrate what many consider to be the most pleasant season on the calendar. The holidays are also … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

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Summer Safety for Seniors

When thinking about what you’re going to be doing this summer, you probably aim to spend as much time outside as possible, right? Well, that’s true for many seniors out there who are receiving elderly care in DuPage. Those summers are stunning and it’s important that you cherish these times before those harsh winters come … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors

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