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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

How Long Will Medicare Pay for Home Health Care?

Medicare is health insurance for seniors, paying for preventative care and significantly offsetting the cost for healthcare, senior living, and home care. However, Medicare can be quite conf...

January 31, 2024

Johann Thomas

Home Adjustments for Someone Just Diagnosed with Dementia

Home Adjustments for Someone Just Diagnosed with Dementia A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia brings many emotions for both the senior and their loved one, inclu...

January 29, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

The Best OTC Hearing Aids for Under $300

As we age, it is common to experience changes in your body. Body systems change, as do sensory organs like the eyes and ears. For many adults over the age of 60, some hearing loss is a norma...

January 29, 2024

Gjenes Belamide

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Lifestyle

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Lifestyle The right shoe does more than just complete your outfit. The right shoe can improve your confidence, enhance independence, boost mobility, and keep...

January 23, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

Is It Time for Home Care?

Is It Time for Home Care? As loved ones age, it is common for adult children or other family members to begin to worry about the amount of support the senior receives – or doesn’t receiv...

January 16, 2024

Medically Reviewed by: Haley Burress

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