Aging

Staying Connected with Your Long-Distance Parent

2020-08-05T20:41:26+00:00

Staying Connected with your Long-Distance Parent They say “distance makes the heart grow fonder,” but it certainly doesn’t make it easy to deal with missing your loved ones. Especially for seniors who live alone, they may be at a higher risk for depression if their loved ones live too far away to spend [...]

Staying Connected with Your Long-Distance Parent2020-08-05T20:41:26+00:00

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss

2020-08-05T20:39:36+00:00

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss Introduction Loss is a normal part of human life, but that doesn’t make the process any easier when it happens. Losing loved ones becomes a heartbreaking normality for many seniors, with the average life expectancy in the United States landing at 78.6 years [...]

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss2020-08-05T20:39:36+00:00

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

2020-07-16T19:46:37+00:00

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors Summer fever catches all of us as the leaves turn green and the sun stays out later every day. With kids on summer break and slower work schedules, many families like to plan their travels for the summer. However, summer vacations aren’t always possible for seniors who live [...]

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors2020-07-16T19:46:37+00:00

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence

2020-07-06T16:27:04+00:00

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence Seniors have spent several decades building a life and a home that matters to them, raising children, pursuing careers, traveling the world, and saving money for retirement. In other words, they’ve lived and made decisions independently for longer than they can remember. It makes sense why many [...]

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence2020-07-06T16:27:04+00:00

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living

2020-07-06T20:35:42+00:00

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living As seniors age, many discover that simple activities and tasks, such as driving to the grocery store, have become more difficult. While these new struggles cause frustration and shame, some lost skills can be dangerous to senior health and safety. A term [...]

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living2020-07-06T20:35:42+00:00

Recognizing & Preventing Elder Abuse

2020-06-16T22:06:53+00:00

Recognizing & Preventing Elder Abuse If you care for a senior, you know that speaking up for their safety is so important! Unfortunately, many seniors suffer abuse from people who are supposed to care about them. Because many seniors face physical and mental health problems as they age, it becomes more difficult for them [...]

Recognizing & Preventing Elder Abuse2020-06-16T22:06:53+00:00

Seniors: Why Blood Donations Matter

2020-06-17T16:27:37+00:00

Seniors: Why Blood Donations Matter When you think about survival, what comes to mind? Do you think of oxygen? Food? Shelter? Love? Did you consider your healthy blood supply? Most people take for granted their ability to create blood as a healthy individual. For several people, however, especially seniors, certain diseases and injuries [...]

Seniors: Why Blood Donations Matter2020-06-17T16:27:37+00:00

Sending L.O.V.E. to Seniors & Healthcare Workers

2020-06-17T16:25:33+00:00

Sending L.O.V.E to Seniors & Healthcare Workers Our healthcare workers, seniors, and so many others have watched their lives flip upside down over the past several months, spending more time in high stress working conditions or total isolation respectively. As the world starts opening and we begin relearning “life”, it’s easy to see [...]

Sending L.O.V.E. to Seniors & Healthcare Workers2020-06-17T16:25:33+00:00

Dental Health for Seniors

2020-06-05T18:59:53+00:00

Dental Health for Seniors Many seniors begin to neglect tooth and gum health as they age, especially those who wear dentures! However, especially for seniors who suffer from other health problems, proper dental hygiene remains key to total health. What can you do to maintain dental health for seniors? Check out some of [...]

Dental Health for Seniors2020-06-05T18:59:53+00:00

Finding Community Activities For Seniors

2020-05-26T21:14:03+00:00

Finding Community Activities For Seniors We all know that remaining both physically and mentally active can help our minds, bodies, and spirits remain healthy as we age, and despite popular belief, there are plenty of ways in which to do so! The hard part is actually gaining the courage to get ourselves out [...]

Finding Community Activities For Seniors2020-05-26T21:14:03+00:00