In addition to being beautiful, gardening is a great way for seniors to improve their mental, emotional, and physical health.
If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you may have struggled with finding ways to keep them calm and engaged. Have you ever considered a stuffed animal? Don’t be too quick to dismiss the idea. Stuffed animals aren’t just for kids. People of all ages can find joy and comfort in stuffed…Read More
Although a loved one may not be with us physically, they’ve touched our lives and their memory stays with us. Here are six ways to honor their memory and move forward in the healing process.
Without a doubt, the majority of seniors would prefer to age in place. Our homes frequently carry a lifetime of happy memories that bring us joy and comfort. Aging in place is not without its challenges, though. Health or mobility concerns can make it more difficult to meet the demands of performing household chores and…Read More
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of waking up after a good night’s sleep, feeling alert and refreshed. Unfortunately, for many seniors, a good night’s sleep is just an elusive dream! According to one study, insomnia affects almost half of people over 60. If you or someone you love has insomnia, you know what an…Read More
If you’ve ever had the experience of sleeping (or trying to sleep) in the same room as someone who’s snoring, you know how difficult it can be to fall asleep and stay asleep when the person next to you is making a noise like a dying lawn mower. As a matter of fact, snoring has…Read More
The majority of seniors take at least one medication, and many juggle multiple prescriptions. As a matter of fact, according to one estimate, 25 percent of people between the ages of 65 and 69 take at least five prescription medications. That jumps to 46 percent for those between 70 and 79! People of all ages…Read More
Most of us have probably taken antibiotics at some point in our lives. Today, doctors can easily treat many infections, thanks to antibiotics. While it might be easy to take them for granted, antibiotics need to be used correctly. As a matter of fact, unless we use them responsibly, they are in danger of losing…Read More
If you’re caring for aging parents or another senior loved one, it’s only natural to worry about them when you’re not around. What if they forget their medication or take the wrong dosage? What if they fall and there’s no one around to help? These are legitimate concerns, but technology can help put your mind at…Read More