Heart Disease Prevention and Care Tips

Heart Disease Prevention and Care Tips

Heart Disease is a chronic illness, and the number one cause of death in America, according to the CDC. One person in America dies from cardiovascular disease every 36 seconds. This article will discuss care tips for preventing heart disease, and maintaining a healthy...
Transitioning Home from the Hospital

Transitioning Home from the Hospital

After your elderly or disabled loved one goes to the hospital, it can be important to prepare for their transition back home. If your loved one is recovering from surgery, injury, or illness, creating a transition plan can be vital. This article will discuss how to...
Anxiety and Current Events in Seniors

Anxiety and Current Events in Seniors

Every day brings something new – confusion, wrong information, tensions, and fear. Sometimes it is hard to find the good in this crazy world which leads to anxiety. Modern Life and Anxiety The world can be a very scary place if you let it. It can be hard to...
Identifying the 5 Types of Elder Abuse

Identifying the 5 Types of Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is a very serious issue and one that affects millions of elderly individuals every year. Over 10% of the country’s senior citizens will experience some form of elder abuse each year. Elder Abuse can come from nursing home attendants, trusted caretakers,...
Moving an Aging Parent In

Moving an Aging Parent In

While moving your aging parent into your home could seem like the best way to provide care to them, there are a few questions you should ask. Taking over your aging parent’s care can be a daunting, and full-time, task. Overall, it is important to make sure that you,...

Village Life For The Elderly

Imagine picking up the phone, calling a neighbor, asking for a ride to the airport or to accompany you to a doctor’s appointment, no questions asked. Need snow shoveled? Just ask. Organizations such as the Village Movement are becoming more popular. The Village...
Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease can be a scary and confusing fate for many elderly people in America. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about the disease. In this article, we will explore some of the common myths about Alzheimer’s disease and explain why they are...
Car Keys and Your Aging Parent

Car Keys and Your Aging Parent

As you’re just learning to drive, car keys represent adulthood and freedom. Our parents told us those keys come with a lot of responsibility. They drill into us to drive safely, not to be reckless. We were told to always have our seatbelts on. These days, we tell our...
Gen X Preparing for Retirement

Gen X Preparing for Retirement

We often think of Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation as retirement age, but Gen X is almost there themselves. Gen X refers to the generation of individuals born between 1965 and 1976. As you continue to prepare for retirement, it is important to establish a plan...
Retirement Planning for Those Without Children

Retirement Planning for Those Without Children

According to the AARP, more than 20% of retirees by 2040 will not have children. There is a growing population of people who do not have any children, and more of them are reaching retirement age. Preparing for retirement without children to lean on for support may be...