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By Gleria Anderson, 8:00 am on September 22, 2022

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the percentage of older adults who need help handling their finances may be as high as 29 percent. Whether due to physical or mental impairments or a lack of fiscal knowledge, seniors often turn to their adult children for assistance….

By Gleria Anderson, 8:00 am on September 8, 2022

If you’re an Alzheimer’s caregiver, you may find yourself feeling frustrated from time to time. Your senior loved one’s behaviors may not make much sense to you. Your parent may try to argue with you, or you may feel like there’s not enough time to do things around the house….

By Gleria Anderson, 8:00 am on August 18, 2022

Solitary living can take a toll on the mental and physical wellbeing of seniors, which is why it’s so important for them to maintain social bonds as they age. Here are seven ways seniors can stave off social isolation. 1. Get Help with Transportation For seniors who can no longer…

By Gleria Anderson, 8:00 am on August 4, 2022

Living with Parkinson’s disease could cause your senior loved one to experience many changes in his or her health. The symptoms associated with this disease can be difficult to manage, but there are treatment options available to alleviate the symptoms and enhance your loved one’s quality of life. Essential oils…

By Gleria Anderson, 8:00 am on July 21, 2022

Diabetes causes excessively high amounts of sugar in the blood. If left untreated, high sugar levels can damage nerves and impair healing until a senior ends up with severe infections, blindness, or loss of limbs. It’s important for seniors with diabetes to manage their blood glucose levels and try to…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on July 7, 2022

Modern medicine is allowing seniors to enjoy longer life spans than before. Longevity seems like a good thing, but many elderly people find themselves wondering what to do with a lot of extra time. Living a long life might not have originally been part of a person’s plan, but it…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on June 23, 2022

Family caregivers work hard to make sure their senior loved ones live happy and healthy lives. Even though the natural reaction should be to praise a person who performs this selfless task, there may be times when other family members take a more critical approach. If you’ve found yourself in…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on June 9, 2022

Stress can have a negative impact on your senior loved one’s overall health, which is why you should do everything possible to help him or her manage stress properly. Here are some tips that can help you accomplish this.  Socialize More Often One of the most effective ways to manage…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 19, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease can take a toll on the whole family, not just the senior with the condition. Seeing someone you love go through the physical and emotional changes related to the disease is difficult to witness. This can be especially difficult for young children, who may have fears about the…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 5, 2022

Although kidney disease can develop at any age, it’s more common among seniors, and it can be more difficult to handle alongside other health conditions. When providing care for your senior loved one, make sure to take measures to keep his or her kidneys healthy. Here are a few tips…