If currently looking after an aging in place elderly parent, here are several effective ways to help protect them from being abused.
As a person ages, it’s not uncommon for them to start losing their appetite for one reason or another. But when that senior lives alone, a loss of appetite can cause rapid weight loss that quickly places their freedom and independence at risk. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one who’s not interested in eating due to a loss of appetite, try these taste bud-tantalizing meal ideas.
Social media has become a powerful tool for meeting new people around-the-world, or for staying in touch with friends and family members. The use of social media for seniors has become even more prevalent. Many Americans aged 65-and-over are homebound due to chronic illness, disability, or other reasons. As a [...]
Heat-related deaths are one of the deadliest weather-related health outcomes. There is a significant risk of suffering heat-related illness in elderly populations. According to a study by the University of Chicago Medical Center, 40% of all heat-related deaths in the U.S. were people over 65. Here is why: Aging adults [...]
Is Getting Home Care Assistance The Best Option For Your Aging Loved One? There is a saying that “Getting’ old ain’t for sissies.” Many times seniors may become forgetful and develop new aches and pains as part of the normal aging process. Because these issues tend to grow worse with [...]