• 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 […]

  • Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

    Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

    Pet therapy is a diverse type of therapy that involves facilitating human interactions with animals as part of a therapy approach. According to research, pet therapy can help patients recover from various health issues. In addition, for older adults, pet therapy has proven to be a beneficial practice. A variety of communities—including Elder Care Alliance […]

  • How Quality of Life Can Improve in a Memory Care Community

    How Quality of Life Can Improve in a Memory Care Community

    When it comes to the care of your loved ones, it’s important to consider not only their physical care but also mental and emotional care. Some older adults experience Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other conditions that impact cognitive performance. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of people with Alzheimer’s dementia aged 65 and older […]

  • How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

    How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

    As an older adult, you’re probably noticing changes in your energy levels and physical capabilities. These changes are normal and a natural part of aging. You may even find that daily responsibilities and chores become increasingly difficult to perform. Many people in this situation begin thinking about the benefits assisted living could provide them. From […]

  • Ways To Help Friends Family Better Understand Dementia

    Ways To Help Friends Family Better Understand Dementia

    When you have a loved one with dementia, it becomes essential to understand what they are going through and how to interact with them positively. Even if you feel like you understand dementia pretty well, it is a good idea to help friends and family understand it. Then, your loved one can have as many […]

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