Independence vs Safety as You Age

Independence vs Safety as You Age

When your family discusses potential long-term care options, it can feel scary. For many senior citizens, accepting that you may need long-term care is like giving up your independence. Unfortunately, your health and safety may be more important. This article will...
COPD in Elderly Individuals

COPD in Elderly Individuals

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a group of inflammatory lung diseases that can affect one’s ability to breathe. This article will explore what it means to live with COPD, as well as how to better assist your loved one as they live with COPD. What is...
Why Choose an Agency for Home Heath Aides

Why Choose an Agency for Home Heath Aides

Hiring home care assistance for your elderly or disabled loved one can be a difficult process. However, it is an important step in ensuring that they are safe and secure in the comfort of their own home. Home healthcare agencies, such as SafeHarbor, can help reduce...
Appetite Loss in Seniors

Appetite Loss in Seniors

Many family caregivers may notice that their senior loved one appears to be losing weight or eating less as they age. Loss of appetite can be common in seniors, but it can also become a major issue. It is important to make sure that your loved one is getting all of...
Home Improvements for Seniors with Poor Vision

Home Improvements for Seniors with Poor Vision

As your elderly loved one continues to live at home, it is important to ensure their safety. As your loved one’s vision begins to fade or become poorer, you may have to take the steps to improve visibility in the home. Causes of Poor Vision As you age, your eyes...
Exercise and Getting Active Post-Pandemic

Exercise and Getting Active Post-Pandemic

With more and more people getting vaccinated, it is becoming easier for seniors to be more active out in the world safely. While it is still important to practice social distancing and wear masks, many senior citizens could benefit from going outside and getting some...