Low-impact workouts provide a safer alternative that won’t stress out sensitive joints and muscles. What follows are some low-intensity exercises that should help keep your senior happier and happier for years to come.
Many aging-in-place seniors with malnutrition run the risk of losing their independence for good. If there’s an elderly loved one in your life who may be malnourished here’s how to identify the warning signs, along with ways that you can help.
Sadly, millions of aging-in-place elderly Americans can no longer perform basic tasks because of a chronic medical condition, illness or injury. Known as activities of daily living, or simply “ADLs”, this article will explore them in more detail, along with ADL challenges that seniors face.
Sadly, millions of seniors do not socialize like they should. If there is an elderly loved one in your life who has trouble making new friends, here’s how to help them stay connected with others.
For various reasons, seniors are at higher risk for getting an infection than are non-seniors. If you are concerned about protecting your aging-in-place parents from infections, here are some tips from the experts.
Convincing an aging loved one to accept home care isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Once they’ve finally agreed to hire an in-home caregiver, getting them to “stay the course” can oftentimes be just as challenging.
Your elderly father has always been a strong and independent man, but lately something’s changed. You’ve noticed him squinting at the TV screen more, his driving has become erratic and he fell down the stairs (again). You suspect that dad is having vision issues.
Ever since dad died your elderly mother has had trouble sleeping. Mom sometimes leaves you voicemails in the middle of the night and always seems tired and run down. It’s now reached a point that you’re starting to worry about her health and wellbeing.
If there’s an elderly loved one in your life who’s stuck at home finding ways to keep them entertained is important for their quality of life. These creative at-home entertainment ideas should do the trick.
It’s all too easy to neglect yourself when you’re an informal caregiver. Far too many caregivers don’t eat or exercise like they should, which places their health at risk and lowers the quality of care provided. Using these diet and exercise tips should help you as a caregiver to stay refreshed.