Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

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You only have one heart, so it’s important to take good care of it. Your heart is a powerful muscle that never stops beating from the time it develops until you eventually pass away. Unfortunately, heart disease can cause damage and keep your heart from working as effectively as possible. But there are ways that … Continue reading Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

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Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

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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 be concerning. You want to ensure that they are getting all of the calories, vitamins, and nutrients they need to stay healthy. What Are Some … Continue reading Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

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Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

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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 with underlying health conditions, it is recommended that large gatherings be avoided. Even small gatherings are encouraged to be limited to only individuals who have … Continue reading Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

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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 plausible, and new schemes emerge all the time. Unfortunately, seniors are often a prime target because they may not be fully alert and aware of … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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

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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 does not affect everyone exactly the same, and there are ways to manage symptoms to improve quality of life. Because it is a progressive disease, … Continue reading Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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