Aging and Enjoying Life

Aging and Enjoying Life

Many elderly individuals lose their spark of happiness with age. But, according to author Margareta Magnusson, it is absolutely possible to look forward to aging and enjoy it while you’re at it! Ms. Magnusson, the author of “The Swedish Art of Aging Exuberantly: Life...
Emergency Safety Plans for Seniors

Emergency Safety Plans for Seniors

From falls to fires, emergency situations can arise at any time in the home of a senior citizen. For seniors who live alone, emergency preparedness can be a major concern. It is important to help prepare your elderly loved one for urgent situations, in the event that...
Career Setbacks in Family Caregivers

Career Setbacks in Family Caregivers

Millions of Americans each year work full-time jobs while also acting as primary caregivers for their elderly or disabled loved ones. Unfortunately, the level of care needed to ensure their safety and comfort is a full-time job itself. More than half of family...
Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Oral care is an important aspect of senior healthcare. Unfortunately, many seniors experience a decline in oral hygiene as they age. This is often because of mobility and memory issues, as well as tighter budgets in retirement. However, the cost of implants and...
Aphasia in Stroke Survivors

Aphasia in Stroke Survivors

After suffering from a stroke, many individuals will deal with aphasia. This is a result of the stroke affecting the speech and language centers on the left side of the brain. This article will discuss aphasia and how you can help your loved one live with this...