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Bridging the Gap Between Your Teens and Your Parents

Posted May 14, 2019 • Finding a way to get your aging parents and teens to connect is tough. Teens have their own interests.

Use These Tips to Help a New Caregiver Succeed

Posted May 6, 2019 • Caregivers help seniors age at home, but some seniors are reluctant to truly rely on a caregiver.

Create a Senior Emergency Plan for Any Natural Disaster

Posted April 29, 2019 • While the thought of a natural disaster is scary, most people don’t make serious emergency plans for themselves or their elderly loved ones.

Why Does My Elderly Relative Only Eat Junk Food?

Posted April 23, 2019 • One of the areas that tend to suffer when aging adults are in charge of their own meals is that the healthfulness and nutritional content seems to decline.

You're an Only Child, so How Can You Get Breaks From Caregiving?

Posted April 16, 2019 • An estimated 34 million adults in the U.S. are family caregivers helping an adult 50 or older. Those 34 million don't get any pay for that care. The average caregiver spends an average of 19 days helping out and 13 hours arranging medical care, paying bills, and researching matters related to care.

How Seniors Can Avoid Slip and Falls

Posted April 10, 2019 • If your aging loved one were to experience a slip and fall accident, they could easily become injured. Elderly adults have a higher risk of head injuries, broken bones and concussions from slip and fall accidents than younger age groups.

APRIL - National Donate Life Month - Have Your Parents Talked About Being an Organ Donor?

Posted April 2, 2019 • For April's National Donate a Life Month, it's a good time to talk about your parents' wishes. Each day close to two dozen people die while waiting for a needed organ to become available. Only 3 out of every 1,000 people who die do so in a way that makes organ donation possible.

Why Your Parents Should Take a Closer Look at the DASH Diet

Posted March 26, 2019 • According to the American Heart Association, around 103 million men and women in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Some of this increase is due to the change in hypertension guidelines.

What Goals Can Elder Care Help Your Senior Reach?

Posted March 20, 2019 • Excerpt: Having help from elder care services can give your senior a leg up when it comes to meeting some of her biggest goals.

Substance Abuse in Seniors is on the Rise

Posted March 12, 2019 • There’s no doubt that modern developments of certain medications have not only saved lives but alleviated many symptoms of chronic illnesses that make it possible for people to thrive.