October 20, 2020

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.

June 23, 2020

Senior Care Solutions: Making Sure Seniors are Getting Enough Vitamin C

When looking at senior care solutions, vitamin intake is important to the health and wellness of the individual. As seniors age, vitamin deficiencies can occur for many reasons, such as skipped meals, medications interfering with the absorption of vitamins or certain health issues.

April 21, 2020

Loneliness and Isolation Can Affect Senior Health

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11 million, or 28% of people who are aged 65 and older, now live alone. Consider these facts from the Administration on Aging:

April 21, 2020

Physical Activity for Senior Care

As seniors age, physical activities can have not only positive physical effects, but positive cognitive effects as well.

January 22, 2020

Winter Health Risks for Seniors

When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather. It’s important that they, and those who care for them, take certain precautions at this time of year.

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 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.

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.