Five Steps for Your Senior to Take after Getting a Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Once your aging family member receives a cancer diagnosis, both of you might experience a shift in your perspective. There are some answers you need to get right away and some steps your senior might … [Read more...]

GERD, Digestive Health and Elderly Relatives

It’s common for elderly adults to struggle with digestive issues as they grow older. As the body ages, the digestive system slows down and doesn’t work as efficiently. This can lead to a decline in … [Read more...]

5 Things Home Care Can Do for Seniors When They Have a Cold

Having a cold may seem like nothing more than a nuisance for most people, but for older adults who are also dealing with other medical conditions, having a cold can be miserable. With the temperatures … [Read more...]

Help! My Elderly Parent Has Seasonal Affective Disorder

When the weather turns chilly and gray, many Americans feel worse inside for reasons they can’t explain. Many suffer from a form of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. This is a … [Read more...]

Tips for Helping Your Senior Cope with Neuropathy

Neuropathy is one of the potentially serious complications that can occur as a result of diabetes. It is also one of the most common complications. Experts estimate that half of all of those living … [Read more...]

Tips for Reducing the Risk of Pressure Ulcers for Your Senior

Bedsores also referred to as pressure ulcers, can be very painful and potentially dangerous conditions for your senior. These open wounds are caused by pressure placed on a particular part of the body … [Read more...]

What Foods Help Keep the Nervous System Healthy?

The nervous system plays the key role in signals going from one cell in the body to another. It's with the nervous system that messages go to and from the brain to signal nerves to painful stimuli. … [Read more...]

Tips for Helping Your Senior with Parkinson’s Disease Cope with Vision Problems

Vision problems are common among those living with Parkinson's disease. These challenges can vary, including blurry vision, dry eyes, difficulty blinking or opening the eyes, slowed movements that … [Read more...]

Could Your Parent’s Fall Be Related to a UTI?

Per the 2010 census, there were 40.3 million senior citizens in the U.S. The CDC reports that 1 out of 4 seniors falls each year. That means more than 10 million elderly men and women fall each … [Read more...]

Help! My Aging Mom is Home Alone All Day

There are plenty of factors that contribute to social isolation for elderly adults, from retirement and long-distance families to health issues and the death of a spouse. Living alone is a real … [Read more...]