Home Care and Preventative Health
February 05, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Articles
February is a month-long initiative to celebrate Preventative Health Awareness. How does Home Care play its part in keeping you or your loved one healthy?
Finding the Right Balance: Exercise Prescription for Seniors
January 23, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Articles
Exercise is crucial for improving health and well-being, especially among older adults. However, designing an effective exercise program for the elderly requires careful consideration of various factors.
The Unseen Challenges of Caregiving
January 11, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Articles
Being a caregiver is a role that millions undertake out of love, dedication and necessity. But what is it really like? Understanding some of the less-discussed challenges caregivers face may inspire more people to appreciate their work.
How Adaptive Devices Can Help You Age in Place
November 20, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Navigating daily life with mobility challenges can transform simple tasks into major hurdles. From high-tech innovations like robot assistants to simple, yet effective solutions like grip socks and kettle tippers, a wide range of tools are available to make life easier and safer.
Self-Care for the ‘Sandwich Generation’
November 08, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
One person called it “a crushing weight”. Others call it exhausting, overwhelming and complicated. Here are 12 self-care ideas for caregiving in the “sandwich generation”.
How To Make a Plan To Age Well
October 18, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Aging is a natural part of life, a voyage that everyone is on. Like any other journey, it requires preparation, guidance and support. Yet too many people delay or avoid the planning altogether. Aging can be an adventure—but it does not have to be like swashbuckling through a mysterious jungle. Here are some tips that can help you navigate your senior years with confidence and grace.
How Communities Can Make a Difference in Fall Prevention
September 07, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Those are among the many types of challenges seniors may face in their communities. The natural consequences of aging or chronic disease—lessened mobility, corrected vision, problems with balance—can mean that something as simple as taking a walk can be a potential hazard. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among older adults.
Just Say No to Ageism—Including Your Own!
August 24, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Ageism is a widespread problem, and it shows up in a variety of ways across cultures and societies. Here are some examples of ageism.
10 Daily Habits To Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
July 28, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
The more often we do things that truly engage our mental abilities, the better off we are as we age. Here are 10 daily habits that can help protect and promote brain health as you age.
Understanding Joint Disorders in Seniors: Causes and Types
June 08, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Disorders of joints can cause pain and discomfort, limiting seniors' mobility and impacting their overall quality of life. Here are are some of the different types of joint disorders, their causes, and the importance of receiving an accurate diagnosis.