After the Loss of a Spouse

After the Loss of a Spouse

When your elderly loved one passes away, it can be a difficult time for all members of the family. This can also create a huge amount of stress for their spouse. Couples often divide responsibilities in the household, and a loss of a partner combined with grief can be...
Stress in the Elderly

Stress in the Elderly

When spending time with your elderly loved one, you may notice that they are stressed out. Especially in uncertain times, such as a pandemic, stress can be a prominent part of everyday life. Stress can be hard to deal with at any age, but it can cause further health...

Summer Safety for Seniors

Summer time can be great for seniors, who are often more comfortable in the heat than the cold. But it is important to oversee your elderly loved one’s safety in the summer, where extreme heat could lead to extreme circumstances. Hydration As you age, the receptors to...
Reducing Readmission Risks When Returning Home

Reducing Readmission Risks When Returning Home

Readmission to the hospital is a growing problem, especially as one ages. When your loved one is admitted to the hospital after a serious fall, a stroke, a heart attack, or other health issue, it can become even more likely that they will return to hospital. According...
Vitamin D for Seniors

Vitamin D for Seniors

Vitamin D is essential for young children to develop strong bones; but proper vitamin intake is vital for adults too, and especially the elderly. This nutrient helps your body absorb calcium and promote bone growth. A lack of Vitamin D in adults can lead to fragile,...
Loneliness and Social Distancing for Seniors

Loneliness and Social Distancing for Seniors

With the outbreak of COVID-19, millions of Americans are dealing with loneliness from Social Distancing. While many people of younger generations are coping with video chats and other ways to stay social from home; many of our nation’s elderly are really feeling the...