Identifying loneliness as opposed to simple personality traits is critical - is your senior experiencing social alienation, or do they just want to be alone for a little while?
If you and your family are planning to spend the next few weeks with your elderly family members, these tips will help keep them healthy and thriving - while enjoying stress-free holidays.
You receive many health benefits when you take a walk, and it is an activity that can be easily adjusted to suit your ability and stamina.
Because damage can occur so quickly, recognizing stroke symptoms is necessary in order to get help as soon as possible.
Some vitamins have been shown to help prevent or reduce dementia, while other vitamin supplements aid in the overall goal of a healthy aging body.
Recovering from hip fractures, especially for those who are elderly, is challenging and can result in decreased mobility, reduced social engagement, a multitude of medical conditions, and more dependence on caregivers for day-to-day tasks.
For many older adults, speech therapy can be beneficial to regain the speech abilities they need to voice their needs, emotions, and ideas.
If you feel it may be time to speak with your loved ones regarding the assisted living decision, these tips should help you to speak lovingly and clearly with your family.
If you have a parent or family member who lives at an adult residence or an assisted living community, bring them home for Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Many seniors have spouses who still have traditional insurance and may wonder if it is more beneficial to stay or take advantage of Medicare.