Social isolation is hard on those in the best of health. It is even more difficult for seniors who need in-home care and their mental health.
There are many positive elements to getting older; however, there are also some downsides and these are techniques to alleviate some of them.
Home safety as a senior citizen is about making sure that you can live safely without putting yourself in harm’s way.
As we age, certain things begin to wear out. Here are 7 common health problems to be aware of as you get older.
For many people, having familiar surroundings brings comfort and allows elderly people to hold on to their independence a little bit longer.
Growing older doesn’t mean we need to stop enjoying life. With new initiatives, wellness programs and a focus on relationship-based care, this can be a time to enjoy a different perspective on life.
Don’t care for your elderly parents at home unless you can answer these few questions positively and understand how the change will affect their life – and yours.
It is inevitable. We are all going to grow old. If the aging process has started, here are a few tips to determine if you are going to need some assistance around the house.
Sooner or later, we will all have elderly relatives to care for. These tips will help you set things up for them to enjoy their retirement years and still maintain their lifestyle.
Your parents spent years of their lives raising you – so when the time comes for you to help them when they become elderly and need assistance, here are a few things that you can do.
When you make the difficult decision to send a member of the family or an elderly loved one suffering from dementia to a full care facility and residence it is a difficult time for everyone involved. Finding just the right place to house your loved one can be the most challenging part since you want to find a place that is going to make them feel comfortable and cared for and give them the proper attention and respect they deserve.
When a family member or loved one starts getting older and may need a high level of attention, safety or care than can be provided in their own home, the consideration of a residential care facility often comes into the conversation. Many family members are leery of finding a facility to use as a residence because of stories they may have heard from others or seen somewhere about events at certain places. That is why if you are considering any type of residential facility you want to make sure you do your due diligence and make sure the facility is one you can trust.