Senior Health

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors: How to Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe all Summer Long

2019-05-29T19:41:21+00:00

Summer can be a wonderful time of outdoor activities, relaxation and spending time with family and friends. Many seniors enjoy the summer months and their warmer temperatures and sunshine. But for some seniors and elderly folks, summer brings safety concerns that family members and caregivers should monitor. While summer doesn’t have winter’s cold snaps or [...]

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors: How to Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe all Summer Long 2019-05-29T19:41:21+00:00

Caring for Aging Parents: A Checklist for Caregivers

2019-04-22T13:42:54+00:00

You may already be caring for one or more of your parents. Or you might be at the stage where your loved ones have been faring well for years, but now seem like they need extra help. First and foremost, know that you’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 30 million American households are [...]

Caring for Aging Parents: A Checklist for Caregivers 2019-04-22T13:42:54+00:00

In-Home Meal Preparation Services: How to Help Aging Parents Plan Meals

2019-04-12T11:50:11+00:00

One of the key components to help a senior continue to age in place at home is the ability to have access to regular, nutritious meals. But what was once an easy task can become more difficult as your loved one ages. For some seniors, getting to the grocery store regularly, experiencing a changing appetite [...]

In-Home Meal Preparation Services: How to Help Aging Parents Plan Meals 2019-04-12T11:50:11+00:00

How Do You Stop a Dementia Patient from Wandering? Helpful Tips for Managing Wandering in Dementia Patients

2019-03-21T19:20:20+00:00

Caring for loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most difficult things adult children can face. Unlike other diseases or conditions, dementia erodes at the person and personality of the loved one you once knew so well. In fact, it can feel like your parent or loved one is a completely [...]

How Do You Stop a Dementia Patient from Wandering? Helpful Tips for Managing Wandering in Dementia Patients 2019-03-21T19:20:20+00:00

How Can You Help a Stroke Patient at Home? Everything You Need to Know About In-Home Stroke Recovery

2019-03-21T19:19:26+00:00

A stroke is a brain injury that can affect anyone at any age but is more common in individuals over the age of 65. Seniors who have had a stroke may experience paralysis, difficulty speaking, trouble swallowing, pain or numbness, bursts of emotion, weakness or problems with balance. Each patient [...]

How Can You Help a Stroke Patient at Home? Everything You Need to Know About In-Home Stroke Recovery 2019-03-21T19:19:26+00:00

Medication Management for Seniors: 6 Tips to Ensure Your Elderly Loved Ones Take their Medication

2019-02-22T16:43:42+00:00

Properly managing and taking medications is extremely important for seniors. Despite this importance, it can also be difficult to take medications regularly, remember proper dosage or recall updated instructions. There are many reasons this crucial task can be difficult, including: Timing of doses Number of medications Frequent medication changes Medication side-effects Conditions that make it [...]

Medication Management for Seniors: 6 Tips to Ensure Your Elderly Loved Ones Take their Medication 2019-02-22T16:43:42+00:00

Aging and Heart Disease: 5 Important Heart Health Tips for Seniors

2019-02-14T14:21:00+00:00

Heart disease is one of the most common health conditions amongst men and women in the United States. While our risk of heart disease increases as we age, many seniors can still reduce their risk of developing congestive heart failure or experiencing a heart attack by making some simple changes. And with February being American [...]

Aging and Heart Disease: 5 Important Heart Health Tips for Seniors 2019-02-14T14:21:00+00:00

Managing Chronic Disease at Home: 3 Ways Seniors Can Manage Chronic Conditions

2019-01-28T20:44:38+00:00

Nearly 80% of older adults have at least one chronic disease. For seniors who wish to age in place at home, it can be a struggle to manage symptoms, avoid costly hospital stays and coordinate the right kind of support. Fortunately, with increased access to online resources and improved options for in-home care, seniors have [...]

Managing Chronic Disease at Home: 3 Ways Seniors Can Manage Chronic Conditions 2019-01-28T20:44:38+00:00

Flu Shots for Seniors: Why Flu Vaccines are Essential for the Elderly

2018-12-07T14:12:31+00:00

Seasonal influenza affects millions of Americans every year and causes hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations. Older adults are especially likely to get seriously ill from the flu and develop dangerous complications. But the flu shot is a simple and effective solution that can keep seniors healthy throughout the season. […]

Flu Shots for Seniors: Why Flu Vaccines are Essential for the Elderly 2018-12-07T14:12:31+00:00