5 Home Safety Issues That Could Be Threatening Your Independence
Poor eyesight and hearing, along with arthritis, dementia, and elder abuse, can make the home a dangerous place for the average senior. Read on to learn more about potential safety hazards and how to create a safer home environment even if you live alone.
How to Make Important Home Care Decisions and Avoid Family Conflicts
In many families, old rivalries can resurface and lead to conflicts as siblings jockey for control while trying to honor their parent’s wishes. If this sounds familiar, using these conflict resolution tips will help ensure your loved one receives the top-notch care they deserve.
7 Tips for Family Caregivers to Consider When Planning for Care
Ensuring that everything goes well while navigating through previously uncharted waters as an informal caregiver requires the ability to understand the challenges ahead and how to plan accordingly. What follows are seven things to remember when you suddenly find yourself thrust into the role of caring for another.
5 Signs It May Be Time for Senior Care Assistance
With more and more seniors choosing to age in place, knowing when it's time for senior care assistance can be difficult. Here are five signs that you should look out for.
Why Many Seniors are Opting to Recover at Home
Before leaving the hospital, a senior may be given the option of receiving transitional care at a rehabilitation center versus their private residence. A growing body of evidence would seem to indicate that recovering at home might be the best choice for that special senior in your life.
5 Cold and Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors
Sadly, older adults account for over half of all flu-related hospitalizations and most flu-associated deaths. Although it’s difficult to completely avoid colds and flu at any age, improving your odds of not getting sick is possible by taking these preventative steps.