For seniors, getting into an overly repetitive routine that doesn't engage them mentally can end up taking a serious toll on their health. To prevent that, here is a list of 5 activities to help seniors remain mentally stimulated.
The month of April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and it puts a spotlight on the progressive neurological disease. If you’re a family caregiver for a senior parent with Parkinson’s, here are some recommendations for helping your loved one enjoy the best possible quality of life.
Caring for an aging parent can be more stressful than anyone can imagine. Full-time caregiving comes with an increased risk for health problems, depression, and substance abuse. Understandably, caregiving can take a serious toll on a caregiver’s marriage and relationship with family members.
For most people, experiencing normal grief and bereavement brings with it a period of sorrow, numbness, and sometimes guilt and anger. But for some people, feelings of loss are debilitating and don’t improve, even as time passes. This is known as complicated grief (CG). Here are some tips to cope with this type of grief.
Home alert systems are one of the most beneficial devices that a senior can have. The technology behind these systems has advanced dramatically over the past 10 years, and seniors that use them have never felt safer or more secure.