When it comes to senior care, two of the more popular options are home care and assisted living, but what's the difference between them?
Is your parent hesitant to accept help? If so, here are five ways to ease your senior loved one into accepting some professional home care.
Is there a senior in your life who wants to remain in the comfort of their own home? Here's how to know when it's time for some home care assistance so they can do just that.
According to a recent AARP survey, a majority (77%) of Americans aged 50-and-over want to continue aging in place for as long as possible. If you feel that way, home care might be the perfect choice for you.
Parkinson’s can be a very complicated disease to diagnose, with signs and symptoms that mimic those of other health conditions commonly found in the elderly. If you are currently caring for an aging in place loved one, here’s what to look for.
For aging-in-place seniors who live in cold-weather states, spring’s arrival is a welcomed breath of fresh air. But when seasonal allergies are a problem, nature’s colorful blooming flowers and budding trees can also be a source of frustration and discomfort.
Nobody likes to feel alone, but for seniors aged 65-and-over, loneliness can be a constant companion. Chronic health conditions, lack of transportation and poor mobility can all leave seniors feeling lonely, depressed and unappreciated. If those negative feelings persist, they can cause serious health problems that eventually threaten an elderly person’s independence.
When your aging parent's health and mobility start to decline, it can be hard to watch as you remember all the love and nurturing that they gave you growing up. Fortunately, there are several reliable ways to help an elderly parent age with dignity, starting with these.
If you’re caring for an aging in place loved one, coming up with some fun activities to get them outside the house can be challenging. If this sounds all too familiar, here are 4 great ways to convince your loved one to head outdoors.
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.