Returning Home After a Stroke

Helping your loved one return to life at home after a stroke can be difficult. Adjusting to life after suffering from a stroke takes time, and your loved one will most likely need more assistance than before; even with simple tasks. You should work with your loved...
Reducing Caregiver Stress

Reducing Caregiver Stress

When looking after an elderly parent or loved one, the amount of responsibility can be stressful. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it is often a big source of stress, on top of work, the kids, and everything else in your life. When you are dealing with a lot of...
Mobility for Seniors

Mobility for Seniors

Mobility is a very important part of senior health. As we age, tired muscles and old bones make us want to stay sedentary. The less you move, the worse your mobility becomes. Staying active in your elder years is vital to maintaining good mobility. Here are some tips...
Depression in the Elderly

Depression in the Elderly

Depression may be an issue for many teens and young adults; but it can also be a dangerous, and often overlooked, problem for the elderly as well. It is not a normal side-effect of aging. While some periods of sadness can occur; deep, medically-diagnosable depression...
4 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before They Pass

4 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before They Pass

As we grow up, we often see our parents as invincible. We hope they will be around forever. Although we may hope they will, the unfortunate truth is that, most of the time, we will outlive them. As our parents reach the sunset years of their lives, there are a few...
Home Healthcare After a Hospital Stay

Home Healthcare After a Hospital Stay

When an elderly or disabled person is discharged from the hospital after a serious visit, their healthcare and recovery does not stop at the door. Many elderly people, especially those who live alone, can be in danger of worsening their condition without assistance....