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Reducing Family Caregiver Stress

As your loved one gets older, you might find yourself with a growing list of caregiver duties. Whether you are picking up medications for your mom, driving your dad to his doctor’s app...

May 9, 2024

Alan Wu

Home Safety for Parkinson’s Disease

Nearly 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, with about 90,000 new diagnoses given each year, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. And while there are hundreds of thousa...

May 9, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

Comparing Medical vs. Non-Medical Home Care

When you are watching your aging loved one struggle while living at home alone, or with a partner, it can be difficult. You might find yourself calling to check in more often, stopping by wi...

May 9, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

7 Ways to Make Traveling with a Senior Even Easier

Getting older doesn’t mean you lose your sense of adventure or wishes to travel to see family, friends, or the world! However, travel can require a little more planning the older you get. ...

April 19, 2024

Alan Wu

Seniors and Pets: How to Support Your Loved One and Their Companion

As your aging loved one gets older, you might find yourself stepping in to help them out with tasks like scheduling physician appointments, cleaning out the gutters, or preparing meals for t...

April 19, 2024

Alan Wu

How to Start Difficult Conversations with Your Senior Loved One

If you’ve noticed your loved one struggling with certain tasks at home, or if you’ve found yourself feeling quite worried about them when they are behind the wheel of their car, you migh...

April 19, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

It’s the time of year when everyone begins daydreaming about putting the winter coat away and feeling the sunshine on their faces. As we approach the spring months, you might be thinking a...

March 22, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

Choosing a Smartwatch for Your Senior Loved One

Thanks to our smartphones, we can access almost anything simply by pulling it out of our purse or pocket. We can check the weather, our inbox, and a map to our next destination. However, you...

February 29, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

Answers to Your Questions About Medical Alert Systems

The right medical alert system can provide family caregivers peace of mind, knowing that their senior loved one has a way to immediately contact help if they have fallen or are in another ty...

February 12, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

How Much Does Long-Term Care Insurance Cost?

Today’s older adults are savvy, choosing to focus on all aspects of future planning, including the “what-ifs” of senior living and long-term care. Understanding that Medicare doesn’t...

January 31, 2024

Johann Thomas

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