October 29, 2019

Elderly Home Care and Depression

It is important to recognize depression symptoms when caring for an elderly loved one. While seniors aging in their own home can help them maintain their independence, it can also be isolating.

July 23, 2019

Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Home

As seniors age, many things come into play — safety in the home and out, health conditions seniors face, the emotional ups and downs when dealing with the normal aging process, including the loss of loved ones.

November 15, 2018

Holiday Scams: What Seniors Should Look Out For

Scammers and con artists are all around us these days. It seems that no matter where we turn, there’s a nefarious individual or group looking to scam us.

August 15, 2018

Steps Seniors Can Take to Prepare for Natural Disasters

We often underestimate the volatility of Mother Nature, forgetting that our possessions, our homes, and even those we love can be taken away from us in the blink of an eye because of a tornado, hurricane, wildfire, flood, or any number of other natural disasters.

March 19, 2018

PTSD in Seniors

As most seniors age, they enjoy their retirement years and time for relaxation, but some experience psychiatric and mental health difficulties, like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorders).

March 16, 2018

How to Recognize if Your Loved One is Battling Depression

While depression is a common issue among people at any age, it is the most common among seniors because they suffer from many unique challenges and changes, from losing control of their body to grieving over the loss of friends and loved ones.

March 16, 2018

Reduce the Risk of Dehydration in Seniors

Seniors are more at risk for becoming dehydrated for many reasons. For instance, they can have imbalances in their fluid and electrolytes, or their sense of thirst can diminish due to prescribed medications.

September 13, 2017

Fire Safety and Prevention Tips for Seniors

Fire is considered one of the most powerful forces known to man. Our early ancestors relied on it for warmth and protection – and in modern times, we utilize it (cautiously) in certain ecological management efforts.

August 12, 2017

Senior Care Technology

Through use of products like SafetyChoice®, Comfort Keepers® can keep seniors safe 24/7.

October 18, 2016

Benefits and Services for the Older Veteran

Are you or a loved one missing out on the benefits and services you deserve as a war veteran? As veterans age, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide benefits and services that address a variety of issues including the changing health risks they face, as well as financial challenges through VA benefits and health services.