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Fall Prevention

Preventing Falls: Home Safety and Confidence-Building Strategies

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According to the CDC, each year, about 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for a fall injury, and one out of every five falls causes an injury, such as broken bones or a head injury. Sadly, for many of them, returning home is no longer an option, as they end up relocating to assisted living communities or nursing homes due to the injuries sustained in the fall,…

Health & Wellness

Date Ideas for Older Couples

For couples who have been together for many years, relationships can become stale. All aspects of a relationship require work, and your romantic life needs to remain fresh and active. Once the kids are grown, many couples find themselves at a loss for something to do or even talk about. But this is the perfect time to renew your interests together and develop new ones. It’s important for each individual…

Health & Wellness

What to Consider Before Moving Closer to an Adult Child

After retirement, many people start to feel alone and lost for something to do. All too often, the kids have moved away and you don’t see them or your grandchildren. Retirees and seniors also look to move away for better climate, more senior services, or better health care. It’s quite common for retirees to want to relocate closer to their adult children. However, before you sell up and move, there…

Caregiving, Health & Wellness, Safety First

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…

Caregiving, Health & Wellness

Losing Caregiver Guilt and Living at Peace

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Caring for an elderly loved one is a massive undertaking. It can make you feel any and all kinds of emotions. Frustrated, lonely, angry, and guilty. It can be a thankless job, even if you are not the primary caregiver. Guilt can enter the picture in many different ways. You might feel like they take up too much of your time, or you don’t see them enough. Or, you can…

Health & Wellness

Helping Seniors Avoid Holiday Depression


We’re entering a season of joy, celebration, and togetherness. But while this is generally a happy time for many, it can also be a period of loneliness and sadness for older adults. This time of hustle and bustle can be overwhelming, and for seniors living on their own, the holidays can magnify feelings of isolation and loss. That’s why seniors need to take proactive steps to prevent holiday depression. If…