They say that "80 is the new 65", meaning that senior citizens who enjoy relatively good health are staying active longer than they ever have before.
There are some basic guidelines to help determine if you are exhibiting signs of normal aging, or you are seeing early Alzheimer's disease symptoms.
For the caregiver taking care of a loved one, not being able to communicate with someone who was always an integral part of life can be sad and frustrating.
Senior family members may have medical conditions, physical limitations or mental confusion that could cause them to be hurt or harmed in their home.
If you have a loved one in assisted living, it can be difficult to stay in touch. Let your new year resolutions include staying connected in 2020!
Senior citizens may be worrying about the prospect of another year of living alone. Is an assisted living choice right for you in 2020?
According to HealthDay, aging wears down the cells in the body and systems in the brain, making it more difficult to respond to and recover from stress.
One of the hardest things about aging is losing control and independence, and few things are faced with more fear than vision loss.
High levels of chronic stress can be especially debilitating for seniors, aggravating health issues which are already present.
The holiday season is upon us with all of its joy, laughter, family and parties - but a personal caregiver may not feel free to enjoy this festive time.