You may have an elderly loved one who could use some assistance around the house, and you may not be sure where to turn. While there are plenty of professional options, such as live-in home care or adult day programs, you can also do some […]
Category: Elderly Care
How to Deal With Irrational Elderly Parents
When it comes to our parents we love them for who they are and what they have done for us over the years, however, with aging parents and adult children there is sometimes friction as the ‘power balance’ that used to be there has now […]
How Do You Maintain the Quality of Life for Seniors?
Maintaining the quality of life for seniors means providing them with the health services they need, such as regular doctor visits and screenings and access to affordable prescription drugs. It also means keeping them safe and keeping them engaged. Maintaining the quality of life for […]
How to Care for a Senior Family Member with a Flu
It is flu season, so it is more important than ever that families know how to care properly for seniors who get sick. Seniors are more susceptible to the flu than their younger counterparts, so seniors and their caregivers need to know how to prevent […]
Understanding Genetic Conditions With The Adults In Your Life
There are many genetic conditions that present themselves in our family, and sometimes the adults in our lives might not be aware of them. This article discusses the different genetic conditions and how to approach the adults in your life. What are Genetic Disorders? Genetic […]
Palliative Care Insurance: Things To Know
One of the most important things you need to know about palliative care insurance is that it’s very different from life insurance. If you have palliative care insurance, it is not a replacement for life insurance—it’s designed to help you pay for the care you […]
Is Putting the Elderly in A Nursing Home the Best Decision?
How old is too old? For our parents, age 65 is old, but age 70 often means becoming frail and requiring more care for older Americans. If your parents or loved ones can no longer live safely on their own, you might have to consider […]
How To Address Depression Among Older People?
Depression is all too common among older people, but the symptoms are not always obvious to us. Without treatment, the depression may lead to feelings of worthlessness, sadness, guilt, and inability to concentrate. These problems can disappear over time but left untreated, depression in the […]
A Guide to Nursing Homes
For most people, the idea of aging and subsequent nursing home care is something that happens in other people’s lives. However, getting (and paying for) care in a nursing home is a very real and genuine issue for some. According to a major study conducted […]
How to Choose the Best Life Insurance for Seniors
As you grow older, your life insurance needs will change. As your dependents (spouse, children, etc.) increase, their financial needs change to meet yours-the lawn care, clothing, mortgage, and college tuition that were once your responsibility now become theirs. Many seniors desire a longer life […]