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By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on July 30, 2020

Many seniors today are choosing to talk to counselors to work through the changes that occur in their lives. Your senior loved one may need some encouragement to visit a counselor, since some seniors grew up in a time when mental health issues carried some degree of stigma. Share these…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on June 25, 2020

The type of assistance older adults need depends on their current health conditions and limitations, their finances, and their support systems. Some seniors may need transportation assistance, while others require constant care from their loved ones or in-home caregivers. Continue reading to learn what seniors need help with most and…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on June 11, 2020

Aging is often considered a term that simply means getting older. While this is one way to look at it, aging can also be broken down into three distinct categories: biological, psychological, and social. All these aspects of aging are related in one way or another, but let’s look at…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on May 28, 2020

The progression of Parkinson’s disease often involves changes in a person’s eating habits. These changes can be due to medication side effects such as nausea, or your senior loved one may begin to have difficulty with chewing and swallowing. As your loved one’s caregiver, you can use these tips to…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on May 14, 2020

Brisk walks are an excellent form of exercise for older adults, and walking could have a huge impact on physical and mental health. Daily walks can reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, dementia, and many other health complications. Here’s a look at five tips your aging loved one…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on April 30, 2020

Aging is a natural process that has the potential to affect all body systems and cause various functional changes. Seniors often notice alterations in sleeping patterns as they become older. Family members can intervene on behalf of older adults to ensure they get seven to nine hours of sleep nightly….

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on April 16, 2020

Coronavirus is spreading quickly around the world, infecting people of all ages, including seniors. The elderly are at higher risk for severe disease and death when it comes to contracting the virus. Currently, there aren’t any therapies or vaccines to treat or prevent coronavirus. However, there are steps family caregivers…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on March 26, 2020

Retirement can be a welcome change after many years spent juggling a long list of responsibilities. Yet there are some common concerns American seniors have after retirement, eight of which are discussed below. This list is based in part on results from a survey on this topic conducted by the…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on March 12, 2020

Caring for a senior loved one requires a lot of sacrifices and hard work, especially if he or she is living with chronic health conditions, memory loss, or issues that impact mobility. As a family, you need to show appreciation to the person who provides care for your loved one…