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.
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.
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.
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.
Your elderly parents still live in the house you grew up in. Due to their declining health it’s become apparent that mom and dad need to find a smaller place. But whenever you bring up the topic of downsizing, they quickly change the subject. What should you do?
You want to help mom and dad protect their retirement nest egg so they can age comfortably in place for many years to come- but aren’t sure what to do. Here are some proven ways to discuss financial matters with aging parents before it’s too late.
Although many aging in place seniors are proud and self-sufficient, the stark reality is that most will eventually need at least some in-home assistance to maintain their independent lifestyle. On the other hand, convincing an elderly loved one to accept home care can be challenging and stressful. What follows are several reliable ways to overcome their objections.