Choosing an Aide or Assisted Living Facility for your Parent

In their later years, our elderly parents sometimes reach a point in their lives where it is safer and more sensible to enlist the care of others to make sure…

Hearing Loss in Seniors

Does your Mom or Dad have difficulty hearing you whenever you talk on the phone, or even face-to-face? Do they regularly turn up the television or radio to an extremely…

Insomnia in our Elderly Parents

Nearly half of all American adults over 60 suffer from insomnia. Yes. Defined as difficulty falling and/or remaining asleep, insomnia is often overlooked during our loved ones’ senior years. But…

Putting their best feet forward: Elderly Foot Care

Proper foot care is something that many of us frequently tend to overlook or under-prioritize at any age. But when you consider the very simple and real fact that our…

Is a pet a good idea for your elderly loved one?

Having a pet can be one of life’s biggest joys. The warm bonding that occurs over the years quickly turns them into cherished members of our families. They give us…

Seniors in School: It’s a thing.

As many people across the country prepare to get out school for the summer and enjoy a well-deserved break, there is a smaller, but very determined group of students that…

Sunrays, Skin Cancer and Seniors

Before you know it, summer will be here in full swing. And for most of us, that means more sun. While it gives life, feeds us beneficial vitamins and even…

High Blood Pressure in Seniors

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects two out of every three people over the age of 75. Medically defined as “blood pressure that measures over 140/90 mm Hg”…

Intimacy in Senior Years

Lately, the topic of intimacy in senior years has become increasingly approached in the public domain. The reason could stem from a number of things, such as the fact that…

Could Your Elderly Loved One Be a Hoarder?

Piles of clothing multiple feet high, that hasn’t been worn for years. Boxes upon boxes of magazine clippings that crumble into dust when you touch them. Spoiled food from months…