Parkinson’s can be a very complicated disease to diagnose, with signs and symptoms that mimic those of other health conditions commonly found in the elderly. If you are currently caring for an aging in place loved one, here’s what to look for.
For aging-in-place seniors who live in cold-weather states, spring’s arrival is a welcomed breath of fresh air. But when seasonal allergies are a problem, nature’s colorful blooming flowers and budding trees can also be a source of frustration and discomfort.
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.
When your aging parent's health and mobility start to decline, it can be hard to watch as you remember all the love and nurturing that they gave you growing up. Fortunately, there are several reliable ways to help an elderly parent age with dignity, starting with these.
If you’re caring for an aging in place loved one, coming up with some fun activities to get them outside the house can be challenging. If this sounds all too familiar, here are 4 great ways to convince your loved one to head outdoors.
At some point you may be asking yourself “Should I ask my aging parent to move in with me?”. Deciding if you should move an aging parent into your home takes some thought. Here’s how to determine if it’s the right call.
If you’re currently looking after an aging in place elderly parent, here are several effective ways to help protect them from being abused.
Meditation is often referred to as a “practice”. We refer to it in that way because it is something we do on a regular basis, it’s always changing and evolving. It is not something to be “mastered”. What is meditation? It is the practice of being still, calming the mind and moving into a state [...]