It’s normal to have a few bumps and bruises from time to time, but when those bumps become nagging injuries, it can put a serious dent in your quality of life. Whether it’s a bad back, old injury, or illness-induced pain, it’s all equally hard to deal with when it goes on for more than […]
After the back-to-back disasters of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, it’s important that seniors and family caregivers alike understand the need for natural disaster preparedness. No matter where you live, it’s important to plan ahead for weather-related hazards. No one is more vulnerable during these emergencies than seniors, and a quick response is crucial to […]
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Don’t wait until the weekend before the move! Follow these 6 tips for a smooth transition: Set aside a weekend: Moving takes time. Set aside a weekend to do it right. Get the family involved: Get as many family members as possible to help with the move. Aside from helping the move go more quickly, […]
As our bodies age and the health we took for granted in our youth fades into cellular disruptions, disorders, diseases and chronic aches and pains, we turn to the wonders of drugs — prescription, over-the-counter, and vitamins and supplements. So much so, that by the time we are 60 and older, more than 76 percent […]
Combat the Isolation of Caregiving Caregiving can be incredibly isolating. Between managing two households and family obligations, there isn’t much time left for socializing. Unfortunately, social isolation can be just as detrimental to a caregiver’s health, as it is to your caree. Loneliness has been linked to both physical and emotional health problems. Combat the Isolation […]