Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond in Westerville

Suffering from a stroke can be a potentially life-threatening situation. It is imperative that medical attention is sought immediately. However, sometimes individuals don’t realize they’re experiencing a stroke, nor do family, friends, or bystanders. That is why it is so important to recognize the signs of a stroke and what you should do if you … Continue reading Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

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Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis

Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis in Westerville, OH

One of the common challenges seniors face as they get older is managing arthritis. Unbeknownst to many, “arthritis” is actually a term that encompasses more than 100 different types of joint pain and disease; it is not just one single disease. It often involves swelling, pain, and decreased mobility in the joints and can range … Continue reading Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis

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How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

How Allergies Can Affect Seniors in Westerville

Chances are, if you battled allergies as an adolescent and adult, you’ll also have them as a senior. However, there are also instances where seniors develop new allergies which may be attributed to changes in their health and hormones. Scientists are not entirely sure what causes allergies to come and go, but they do know … Continue reading How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

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How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability in Westerville

Aside from living on their own, another task that many seniors associate with independence is driving. They are often reluctant to give up the car keys because they want to continue being able to come and go as they please. However, there comes a time when this is no longer a safe option and they … Continue reading How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

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Is There Non-Medical Senior Care Available in Central Ohio?

Is There Non-Medical Senior Care Options Available in Central Ohio?

Non-medical senior care has helped and is helping thousands upon thousands of seniors living in Central Ohio. There are a plethora of non-medical senior care services available to seniors in North Columbus, Westerville, and all over Central Ohio. If you are a senior or the loved one of a senior and you’re considering your care … Continue reading Is There Non-Medical Senior Care Available in Central Ohio?

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Why Some Seniors Dislike Senior Care and How to Help Them

Why Some Older Adults Dislike Senior Care and How to Help Them

Many of us have a problem with receiving help, let alone ask for it. If you’re short and you have to ask for your spouse’s or roommate’s help to reach the peanut butter on the top shelf, well, that’s no big deal. You can’t help being short. But when you need help with something that … Continue reading Why Some Seniors Dislike Senior Care and How to Help Them

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Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

Improving Long-Distance Caregiving in Westerville

It is not always possible to live close to an aging parent, especially if they want to age in place. If you have moved away, and they are adamant about staying in their own home rather than moving to a nearby assisted living community, nursing home, or in with you, it can require some strategic … Continue reading Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

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6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer in Westerville for Seniors

Spring is on the way, and that means getting out and about to enjoy the warmer weather. It’s a time to start gardening, golfing, and playing with grandkids at the park. However, in order to make the most of this time, seniors need to be feeling strong and able to navigate their surroundings. Hiring a … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

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Assisted Living Near North Columbus, Ohio

Assisted Living Near North Columbus, Ohio

If you’ve never been to an assisted living community in Central Ohio before, you’ll probably be pleasantly surprised when you do first visit one. The truth is that many of us who don’t work in senior care and who don’t know somebody who is living in an assisted living community, have a somewhat negative view … Continue reading Assisted Living Near North Columbus, Ohio

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Keys to Helping Your Senior Parents

Keys to Helping Your Seniors

The question of how best to help and look after your senior parent’s health is a prescient one for many Ohioans. It’s a tricky subject. For one, there are practical concerns. What do your parents need help with? Who is best fit to provide that help? Where can they get that help? And there are … Continue reading Keys to Helping Your Senior Parents

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