When Your Parent Should Not Be Driving

How to Convince Your Elderly Loved One That It is No Longer Safe to Drive Because people are living so much longer, many aging adults outlive their ability to drive at a safe age. Deteriorating health, vision and hearing impairments, and medication interactions can all contribute to unsafe driving conditions, which injure more than  500 […]

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Staying Young

Staying Young

Here is a list of factors that cause people to physically and mentally feel the effects of advancing years—and simple tips for reducing their impact: Move More: Physical neglect as the number one thing that accelerates age and is associated with the vast majority of chronic diseases. Even if you can’t make it to the […]

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Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

For many of us, senior living isn’t a consideration until it becomes a necessity. So when senior care is no longer a matter of “if” but “when,” your loved ones may have trouble getting on board with the idea. Some people think you have to be ready to die before you consider leaving your home.  […]

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Could Mom or Dad use a Home-Care Companion?

If you are concerned about mom and dad being alone most of the day, hiring a home care companion can provide a great solution. In-home caregivers not only provide them with physical assistance, it also offers them help with the emotional and routine aspects of daily life as well. Consider some of these benefits of hiring help […]

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Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents Save Money

If you’re finding a large amount of new purchases and shopping bags on display when visiting a grandparent or parent, you may be justifiably concerned. Just like younger people have problems with spending, older adults sometimes do too. The fact is, shopping can be a highly social activity, and aging individuals need social contact just […]

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Holiday depression

How to beat Holiday Depression

The  holidays can be wonderful—but also can be a very difficult time for some seniors. Approximately 6 million people over 65 are depressed. Unfortunately, few seek treatment. Chronic health issues, feelings of loneliness, and loss of loved ones can exacerbate feelings of depression and make the holidays a very difficult time for some seniors. Following is a […]

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