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.
3 Ways Nature May Protect Our Brains Against Dementia
June 04, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Research has shown that time spent outdoors may help protect against the risk of developing certain neurodegenerative disorders. Here are three factors that might contribute.
What To Know About Women’s Unique Aging Considerations
April 23, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
If we are lucky, we get old. Of course, people get old in different ways, but men and women also age differently. Here is a look at some of the unique challenges women face as they age, how they can address these challenges, and how their loved ones can help.
As my spouse's primary caregiver, what happens if I get sick?
March 08, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles
As a primary caregiver, so many things rely on you being healthy and strong, so it is essential for you and your family to have a comprehensive Caregiver Contingency Plan in place in case you cannot care for your loved one yourself.