Recent studies report that sleeping pills may be unhealthy for anyone to take on a regular basis, . but the ramifications are more serious for the elderly.
If a senior citizen is a shut-in, losing mobility or in assisted living, online courses are an excellent option to take on new educational opportunities.
Companion dog breeds and emotional support dogs can make a world of difference in the life of an elderly or shut-in individual.
As friends and family age, senior citizens can find themselves surviving siblings, spouses and close friends. Your empathy can help them to cope with loss.
In-home risks for seniors can cause serious injury. Understanding the challenges will allow caregivers to prevent some of the more common injuries.
When an individual needs an assisted living facility yet their spouse does not - can married couples move into an adult residence together?
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.