Seniors Caring for Plants

Researching, purchasing, plotting, and caring for plants seems like a lot of work, doesn’t? Many people are attracted to the idea of getting indoor plants for their home but may balk at the work involved. Others simply argue that they do not have a green thumb. However, not everyone has to have natural plant-cultivating capabilities…

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Long Distance Caregiving Tips

Caring for your aging parent is stressful. This stress doubles when you are a long distance caregiver. You will come across unique challenges when you provide long distance senior care. The good news, however, is that you are not alone. According to the MetLife National Alliance for Caregiving Report 15% of people providing care for their aging parents…

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Fight Against Dementia

Research shows that dementia affects approximately 50 million people globally. A syndrome resulting from disease in the brain, it involves a decline in memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language and judgement. Tragically, the number of people struggling with dementia today is expected to triple within the next thirty years.  With 10 million new…

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Safe Workouts for Seniors

Exercise has the ability to significantly enhance one’s quality of life. Exercise helps you to maintain good health, prevent injuries, and lower risks of heart diseases. Staying active also helps you to sleep better! No matter how old you are, exercise is important for everyone. Though exercise is very important, it is more important that…

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Senior Needing Mobility Equipment

As we get older, we face a number of different potential problems. It is our responsibility to keep a careful eye on our parents and our loved ones to ensure that they get the support that they need. Often, older people do not like to admit that they are struggling. This is because they feel…

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Elderly Driving Safety Tips

Safety for Elderly Drivers It can be extremely difficult to candidly approach the subject of safety with an elderly driver. Being able to drive offers a person independence and mobility, a feeling that many seniors are already losing physically. Because of this, many families turn a blind eye to their loved one’s poor driving habits.…

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Care Plans for Childless Seniors

Mary’s Story: A Childless Senior in Need of Care Meet Mary: A 93-year-old woman who recently suffered from a broken hip and in need of a senior care plan. Currently, Mary lives with her 92-year-old husband in a patio home at a senior community. Mary and her husband have no children. They also have not…

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Christmas Memories for Seniors

The holidays are always a great opportunity to capture memories with family members. This can be especially important if you have an aging senior in your family. Making special memories for all generations can really help liven up any celebration. Here are a few ideas to help you creat meaningful Christmas memories for seniors. Teach…

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Making Your Home Smarter

Many of us used to watch The Jetsons cartoon and wonder in amazement at all that tech. But now, so many of those same gadgets are actually available for our homes! It’s incredible how far home technology has come in just the past few years. If you’re a homeowner, though, you may still have some…

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