5 Ways to Help Seniors Feel Less Alone

Nobody likes to feel alone, but for seniors aged 65-and-over, loneliness can be a constant companion. Chronic health conditions, lack of transportation and poor mobility can all leave seniors feeling lonely, depressed and unappreciated. If those negative feelings persist, they can cause serious health problems that eventually threaten an elderly person’s independence.

By |2021-01-04T08:01:24-05:00January 4, 2021|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , |

Helping an Elderly Parent Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

Although it’s not uncommon for the grieving process to take a while, if these signs haven’t gone away after several months, your loved one’s health and wellbeing can be placed at risk. Helping an aging parent cope with the loss of a spouse should go better when using this approach.

The Importance of Keeping Seniors Socially Active

If you’re currently looking after an aging in place loved one, knowing how to keep seniors socially active may not be one of your caregiving priorities. But countless studies have shown that it’s vitally important to do so to ensure that your loved one enjoys a better quality of life.

The Positive Impact of Social Media on Seniors

Social media has become a powerful tool for meeting new people around-the-world, or staying in touch with friends and family members. Many Americans aged 65-and-over are homebound due to a chronic illness, disability or other reasons that makes it harder for them to interact with others. If you’re serving as a caregiver for a homebound [...]

By |2019-07-23T14:46:43-04:00July 23, 2019|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , |
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