Common Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

Common Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

Financial abuse is a common issue faced by many elderly people today. Access to others online allows scammers to connect with less internet savvy elderly people, which can be a recipe for disaster. But unfortunately, not all financial abuse takes place online; and...
Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer can be an exciting time of the year for our senior family members. Between family outings, barbeques, gardening, and vacations; most seniors are more active in the summer than in any other months. But it is important that your loved ones are kept comfortable...
Life After a Stroke

Life After a Stroke

A stroke is a very serious medical issue, where normal blood-flow is cut off from the brain. About 800,000 Americans suffer from a stroke each year; and not everyone survives. There are 7 million stroke survivors living in the US; but most people do not fully recover....
Air Travel Tips for Seniors

Air Travel Tips for Seniors

When your age and health begins to limit your mobility, travelling by air can become a real challenge. While navigating through an airport can be tedious at any age, but it can be even more daunting when you have difficulty moving. It is important to know your limits...
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....
Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Many of us attempt to remember to drink more water in our daily lives. Whether you grab a drink from the water cooler at the office or carry a bottle with you, people across the country are becoming a lot more conscious of how much water we drink. There are entire...
Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis, or joint disease affects about 50% of all Americans over 65, according to the CDC. There are many different types of arthritis, but all of them have symptoms that include swollen, stiff, and painful joints. Arthritis can be painful to deal with, and in more...
What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

Suffering with Dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a very confusing and often frustrating process. If you have to care for or keep an eye on your loved one who suffers from dementia, you may also have to deal with the times that they can become aggressive due to their...
The Benefits of Home Healthcare

The Benefits of Home Healthcare

    Caring for aging parents can be a delicate and often overwhelming process. The elderly can slowly lose their independence, and it becomes harder and harder to be there for all of their needs. Soon you come to the major question: in-home care, or...