Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

As your loved one gets older, you may notice that they appear to be losing weight or eating less than they used to. This is very common, but can still … Continue reading Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

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Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

Christmas is just a few weeks away, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. In an effort to keep everyone safer, including vulnerable populations such as seniors and those … Continue reading Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Every single day people young and old are duped by scams that they believe are real. Scammers are skilled in knowing just what to say to make their story seem … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Finding out that your loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease can be scary. It is a progressive condition for which there is currently no cure. But the disease … Continue reading Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors Who Have It All

The holiday season often means family get-togethers and the exchanging of gifts. Buying for kids can be easy because they love new toys, games, and books. It can be fun … Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors Who Have It All

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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

A major challenge for many seniors as they age is loneliness. Being retired can give them a lot of free time to do as they please, but when family and … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

In the face of COVID-19, gyms and fitness centers are among some of the last businesses that are allowed to reopen. That means that the usual exercises classes older adults … Continue reading Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

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Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

Caring for aging parents can be a rewarding yet time-consuming and stressful job. You want to ensure that they are receiving the best care possible, they are safe, and their … Continue reading Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

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Heat Stress in Older Adults

Older adults (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Older adults do not adjust as well as … Continue reading Heat Stress in Older Adults

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