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Should My Aging Parent Move in with Me?

October 19th, 2020|

At some point you may be asking yourself “Should I ask my aging parent to move in with me?”. Deciding if you should move an aging parent into your home takes some thought. Here’s how to determine if it’s the right call.

Tips for Caring for an Ill Spouse

October 5th, 2020|

Many older adults who are caring for an ill spouse are also too proud to ask for help, which then places the health and wellbeing of both parties at risk. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, use these caregiving tips from the experts.

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Nutritious Meal Tips for Seniors with a Loss of Appetite

As a person ages, it’s not uncommon for them to start losing their appetite for one reason or another. But when that senior lives alone, a loss of appetite can cause rapid weight loss that quickly places their freedom and independence at risk. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one who’s not interested in eating due to a loss of appetite, try these taste bud-tantalizing meal ideas.

How to Stay Connected While Staying Healthy

Staying connected with your senior loved one is a challenge, even in the best of times. In the current crisis, older adults, especially seniors with underlying conditions, are at a higher risk for COVID-19 and can develop serious complications. Here are options that allow you to stay connected with your senior without physical contact and still keep everyone around you safe.

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , |

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Elderly Adults

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly six million Americans aged 65-and-older have diabetes, with another 23 million seniors classified as being prediabetic. Unfortunately, many seniors with diabetes don’t even realize they have it. But left untreated, diabetes can cause serious health problems affecting the kidneys, heart, brain, eyes and feet.

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Senior Issues|Tags: , , , , , |
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