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By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on January 27, 2023

Memory loss is the most obvious symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are many other warning signs you can watch for. These are six common behaviors your senior loved one may display if he or she needs to be assessed for Alzheimer’s.  1. Being Confused about Time or Place After…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on January 13, 2023

Losing independence is difficult for many seniors. Your aging parent may have medical or psychological conditions that increase the need for around-the-clock care. However, these issues may be very subtle and difficult to identify. Here are some ways to tell if your loved one requires 24-hour care.  Severe Mobility Limitations…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on December 30, 2022

Seniors enjoy being independent because it gives them a sense of achievement. However, maintaining independence in the golden years might be difficult for some seniors. Here are some of the reasons it’s important to encourage your elderly loved one to maintain independence as he or she ages. Increases Strength &…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on December 16, 2022

Emphysema is an extremely common condition among elderly people, so it’s important to take active steps to prevent this serious medical issue. While it might seem like an inconvenience, untreated emphysema can lead to many secondary complications, including pulmonary infections, chronic bronchitis, and respiratory failure. Here are a few simple…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on November 25, 2022

More seniors are expressing the desire to remain in the comfort of their own homes as they grow older. Although there are numerous benefits to being able to stay in familiar surroundings, how safe is your senior loved one’s home? Hazards can lurk in many places, and simple activities that…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on November 11, 2022

When you’re looking after your senior loved one’s needs, skin care may get overlooked in favor of things like proper nutrition, fall prevention, or medication compliance. However, aging skin is delicate, and skin breakdown or yeast infections can quickly turn into serious problems for seniors. If you’re caring for an…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on October 28, 2022

Mobility issues shouldn’t restrict a senior from enjoying a healthy and productive life. Here’s a list of hobbies perfect for seniors with limited mobility.  1. Studying Genealogy Starting a family tree is one of the best ways for seniors to pass on valuable information to future generations. Many people discover…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on October 14, 2022

Caregiver burnout occurs due to emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. The condition transforms individuals from being caring and compassionate to being negative, irritable, and apathetic. Caregivers experiencing burnout often live with anxiety, depression, fatigue, and stress. Other symptoms of caregiver burnout include: Social withdrawal  Decreased interest in previously enjoyed activities …

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 30, 2022

As adults get older, they commonly develop medical conditions that require treatment with medication. Taking medications presents the possibility of experiencing mishaps. However, family members can use the following strategies to prevent their senior loved ones from overdosing or skipping a dose. Create a List of All Medications Use a…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on September 16, 2022

Staying active can enhance a senior’s quality of life and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. You can simplify your aging loved one’s favorite hobbies so he or she can remain at peace while enjoying the activities. Take a look at some of the fun activities seniors with Alzheimer’s can…