Is Your Senior Using Her Cane Properly?

Using a cane properly is the key to making that device actually assist your senior.

Why Is it So Difficult to Say No When You’re a Caregiver?

For some people, saying no is really difficult to do. Understanding why it’s so difficult can help you to work up to saying no more often.

Improving Shower Safety for a Senior with Increased Fall Risk

For many elderly adults, these dangerous falls occur in the shower, which is why many seniors lose their ability to bathe independently early in their aging process.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome can be an extremely debilitating condition, negatively impacting an elderly adult or you as their family caregiver. Being able to identify the potential signs and symptoms of this disorder can be instrumental in getting the right diagnosis and ensuring you or your parent get the care and treatment that is right for…

How Can Senior Care Services Assist With Diabetes Management?

In 2015, the American Diabetes Association said 20.4 million adults in the U.S. had diabetes. Another 84.1 million have prediabetes. Around 12 million people aged 65 or older are believed to have diabetes.

You Can Help an Elderly Person to Quit Smoking

Millions of seniors successfully quit smoking each year, but it is no easy task. As they learn about all the health benefits that come with quitting smoking, it’s a strong motivation to leave the bad habit behind. Family caregivers, elderly care providers and friends can assist the aging adult in breaking the habit by being supportive and not enabling the senior in sliding back into smoking.

Four Tricks You Can Use to Start Exercising Regularly

Excerpt: Exercising doesn’t have to feel impossible, even if you aren’t excited about it.

5 Ways to Tell a Senior Should Stop Driving

Despite his worsening eyesight, 80-year-old Edward insisted he was fine to drive.

Can I Help Elderly Relatives with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

It may seem as if your aging loved one gets particularly lethargic, blue or distressed in the late winter months.

Four Steps for Preparing Your Senior for Emergencies

Emergencies by their very definition sneak up on you, but you can help your senior to be more prepared for them. Setting up a kit and a system for getting your senior what she needs in an emergency is a crucial part of preparation. Put Together a Kit of Supplies. During an emergency, supplies are…

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