As our loved ones age, they may become more reliant on others to help them with their daily tasks. When we can be there to help them that means we need to depend on others. This can be very difficult for everyone. We want our loved ones to receive the care they need and know they are safe and in good hands. It can be difficult if they are in…
Ways to Maintain Independence – Tips for Seniors
As our loved ones age, it can be frustrating for family members. We often try to jump in and take over a task to save time, but we are not doing them or ourselves any favors. Keeping them independent for as long as possible is better for everyone. It helps them keep active and maintain both physical and mental health. There are a few ways you can help them keep…
Why Routines are Important for Seniors with Chronic Illness
Seniors with chronic illnesses face unique challenges when it comes to independent living. Routines can be incredibly helpful in managing the symptoms associated with chronic disease and keeping track of medications – but they can also provide a sense of stability, structure, and control to seniors who may often feel overwhelmed by their condition. In this article, we explore why routines are so important for seniors with chronic illness and…
Senior Winter Safety Tips
As winter arrives, it’s important to take extra safety precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones. For seniors, winter safety is especially important. Cold weather can pose a serious risk of slips and falls and other accidents, so here are some tips that’ll help keep you safe this winter. 1. Stay Warm The most important thing is to stay warm! Wear layers of clothing when you go outside…
How to Avoid Fraudulent Scammers
Seniors often are targeted by scammers, so it’s important to be aware of what to look for regarding a potential scam.
Seniors and Driving: Tips to Keeping Seniors Safer On the Road
As a person ages, their health and wellbeing can deteriorate in ways that make operating a vehicle more difficult. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about seniors and driving.
Don’t Skimp on Sunscreen
The benefits of sunscreen far outweigh the small matter of too much application. Protecting your skin at all times when outside should be your biggest priority.
5 Ways Technology is Helping Seniors Age in Place
The introduction of new technology and devices makes aging in the home easier while improving well-being, health and safety.
7 Signs of Dehydration in Seniors
It’s important to know what causes dehydration, tips for keeping the body hydrated, the signs of dehydration, and what to do when you detect signs of dehydration in yourself or a loved one.
How You Can Spend Summer If You are Fully Vaccinated
You’ve finally received the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, but what summer activities are now safely available to you?