• The Importance of Spiritual Health as We Age

    The Importance of Spiritual Health as We Age

    Spirituality is important for people of all ages, but it’s particularly important for older adults. For those living in the most wisdom-filled days of their lives, spirituality is crucial to aging well and maintaining good physical and mental health. For these reasons, many people choose to live in communities that support spiritual health and renewal. […]

  • Spirituality and Quality of Life for Seniors

    Spirituality and Quality of Life for Seniors

    As people age, it’s common for their quality of life to decline somewhat. But because this is a common occurrence, that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. Spirituality may be the key to maintaining a good quality of life well into your senior years. Elder Care Alliance is well aware and offers community environments that support good […]

  • Why Eating Together Is Better for Seniors

    Why Eating Together Is Better for Seniors

    Eating together used to be a common occurrence for many families. Today, it’s becoming rarer to see families sit together and enjoy a meal around the table. But this disappearing tradition is perhaps more important today than it ever has been. Many people are so busy that they rarely spend time simply talking and visiting […]

  • What to Do When Your Parent Becomes a Picky Eater

    What to Do When Your Parent Becomes a Picky Eater

    Children have a reputation for being picky eaters, but there are some older adults that can give any kid a run for their money. There are a variety of reasons seniors may become picky eaters when they weren’t picky at all before. One common reason older adults don’t want to eat is because they are […]

  • How to Help Kids Feel Close to Faraway Grandparents

    How to Help Kids Feel Close to Faraway Grandparents

    In the United States, 80% of adults aged 65 and older are grandparents. However, being a grandparent looks different for everyone. Some grandparents are heavily involved in their children’s and grandchildren’s lives, while others are not. Distance can significantly affect how close grandkids feel to their grandparents. When you live far from your parents, it […]

  • Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

    Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

    August 21 is National Senior Citizens Day. It’s an excellent opportunity to honor the older adults you love and treat them to a fun celebration of their lives. If you’re unsure how to celebrate this fun occasion, here are a few suggestions from Elder Care Alliance. Invite Them to Teach You Something New Does your […]

  • Hot Weather Tips That Could Save an Older Adult’s Life

    Hot Weather Tips That Could Save an Older Adult’s Life

    Too much heat can harm anyone, but it’s hazardous for older adults. Hyperthermia (when your body temperature rises too high) can put older adults at risk of various health problems, including heat syncope, heat edema, and heat stroke (a medical emergency). In addition, heat and the elderly generally do not mix well.

  • Ways to Help Seniors Socialize and Avoid Isolation

    Ways to Help Seniors Socialize and Avoid Isolation

    Do you have one or more loved ones who are seniors? If so, it’s important to realize that senior isolation is a huge issue for older adults. It’s natural to become more isolated as you lose some of your mobility and social opportunities. But with a bit of help, it’s possible to help the older adults in your life enjoy rewarding social opportunities and avoid isolation.

  • How To Manage Caregiver Fatigue

    How To Manage Caregiver Fatigue

    Caring for a family member is one of the best ways to show your love for them. But being a caregiver can also strain your physical, mental, and emotional health. It’s natural to feel burned out after taking care of someone else’s needs for a while. To help you rejuvenate yourself and take care of […]

  • What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    When your parents age and become less independent, it’s natural to want to step in and offer your help. After all, your parents raised you from infancy and helped you become the person you are today. The least you can do is return the favor and help them get through the golden years of their […]

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