Seniors can be more vulnerable to urinary tract infections than the general population, so how can you make sure that they stay healthy? Find out!
As one ages, medical challenges are bound to arise; it’s inevitable. Fortunately, concerning strokes, there are positive steps that can be taken to minimize the risk, and in many cases, prevent a stroke from happening.
There are four major age-related eye disorders affecting seniors: glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Learning about each disease's symptoms and their treatments can help you protect your vision and that of the senior in your life.
Many aging in place seniors with diabetes have trouble keeping their blood sugar normalized. Some may even lose their independence as a result. If you’re serving as an informal caregiver for an elderly loved one who’s diabetic, here’s how to help them enjoy a higher quality of life.
Coordinating a senior’s follow-up care when they’re transitioning from hospital to home isn’t easy, but it is essential for their continued health and wellbeing. Here are some ways to ensure that your loved one’s recovery goes well.
For seniors, if a lack of energy isn’t addressed it can threaten their freedom and independence. Thankfully, there are several ways to boost your senior loved one’s energy levels so they can stay more active and enjoy a higher quality of life.
Caregiving can be an emotional rollercoaster filled with highs and lows depending upon the day. Here are some important things to focus on as the caregiving journey plays out.
Over 2.5 million Americans aged 65+ are victimized by identity thieves and cyber criminals every year. If you’d like to protect your aging parents from identify theft, here are some tips that should help keep their nest egg safe and sound as their retirement years play out.
Open communication between you and your home care agency will help your loved one receive the best care possible. Your needs will be known, allowing them to be met. Here are some suggestions to help you with properly connecting with your home care agency.