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  • Understanding the Differences Between Palliative and Hospice Care

Understanding the Differences Between Palliative and Hospice Care

By |2019-04-15T12:26:04-06:00April 9th, 2019|

When the difficult decisions surrounding end of life care issues are being discussed, there is often talk of hospice and palliative care. However, these do not necessarily refer to the same thing and this can sometimes lead to confusion. To help clear up any misunderstandings, let’s explore the meanings of these two terms.   [...]

  • In-Home Care Services & Home Care Tools for Seniors

In-Home Care Services & Home Care Tools for Seniors

By |2019-04-15T16:41:00-06:00April 8th, 2019|

Home health care is a burgeoning industry that will create elderly care jobs for years to come. Long term care services provide support for the many senior citizens who may suffer from various afflictions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, rehabilitation from falls, strokes, or diseases affecting the vital organs. Aging in place has become [...]

  • Can Home Monitoring

Can Home-Monitoring Technology Help Prevent Falls in Seniors?

By |2019-04-15T16:42:27-06:00April 7th, 2019|

Technology has already begun to change how people view aging. While older adults were once forced to leave their homes once they reached a certain age, many more people are able to age in place by embracing new gadgets that promote independence. Over the years, technology has made it less likely for a senior to [...]

  • Best books for caregivers

Best Books for Caregivers: 20 Books for Senior Caregivers

By |2019-04-15T16:43:03-06:00April 6th, 2019|

When a doctor diagnoses a friend or relative with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it can feel as though a rug has been pulled out from under your feet. Dozens of questions run through your mind. Fortunately, there are a number of wonderful books for caregivers that can provide the answers needed. These books were [...]

How to Help Lower Stress in Seniors

By |2019-04-15T16:43:27-06:00April 5th, 2019|

Even though most seniors are no longer in the workforce, they experience a variety of stress triggers that can affect them daily. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, health complications, change in routine, financial concerns or loneliness, the elderly often face serious challenges. It is essential that seniors along with as their [...]

  • Exercises for Seniors to Do at Home | Home Workouts for Seniors

Exercises for Seniors to Do at Home | Home Workouts for Seniors

By |2019-04-15T16:43:59-06:00April 4th, 2019|

Have you ever gone to do a workout and you aren’t in the mood to workout? Regular physical activity is important for everyone to stay healthy. As people age, it can become more difficult to stay physically active and you may lost motivation. However, it is even more important for older adults to be [...]

Top 8 Things You Can Expect When You Age

By |2019-04-15T16:44:32-06:00April 3rd, 2019|

When people think of getting older, they often focus on what career they want, how they will get there, falling in love, starting a family, and living a successful life. In addition, many people find themselves dwelling on what may begin to happen to their body as time goes on and the aging process [...]

Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2019-04-15T16:44:55-06:00April 2nd, 2019|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse. The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other elders. To [...]

Ways You Can Prepare for the Progression of Alzheimer’s

By |2019-04-15T16:45:23-06:00April 2nd, 2019|

Alzheimer is a progressive disorder of the brain that causes the cells in the brain to waste away and eventually die. It is the most common type of dementia. According to the demented definition, it is the impairment of thinking, communication, and memory. Alzheimer sets in when the brain develops abnormal clumps which are [...]

Joint Replacement Surgery for Seniors & Hospital-to-Home Transition

By |2019-04-15T16:45:47-06:00April 2nd, 2019|

Joint replacement surgery is fairly common as people age. The surgeon removes a damaged or arthritic joint and replaces it with one made of metal or plastic. Ideally, it replicates the joint that is in good physical condition. Traditional surgery requires a larger incision to remove the damaged joint, or you may choose a [...]