How-To

How To Determine If Your Elderly Parent Needs More Help

Posted on April 17th, 2016

It often takes a crisis of some sort to act as a catalyst for conversations to occur about living independently. But if you are paying attention, youll likely notice signs indicating your parents arent as independent as they once were. Elders who want to remain in their own home may not admit that they need […]

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How To Help Seniors Stave Off Loneliness

Posted on March 25th, 2016

Feeling like no one needs me anymore. That was the answer given to me when I asked an elderly client what the hardest part about getting older was. But what causes loneliness among the elderly, and how can we help to alleviate it? Studies show that Seniors who are lonely tend to decline faster […]

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How To Help Your Elderly Loved One Live Independently

Posted on March 12th, 2016

As we age, or as our parents age, it becomes more and more challenging to live independently. Day to day tasks, can become more difficult. Here are some tips on what adult children or caregivers can do to help your elderly loved one live independently. Keep a current medical record for your elderly parents. Summarize […]

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How To Tell The Difference Between Dementia And Old Age

Posted on February 29th, 2016

Weve all misplaced common things like keys, or our wallet, or blanked on a name of someone you just met. When were young, we dont tend to pay too much attentions to these kind of memory challenges.But as we age, sometimes we worry about what they mean. While its true that certain brain changes are […]

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How To Make Your Elderly Loved One Feel Special On Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 6th, 2016

Valentines Day is all about love and romance, and who doesnt like that? The special attention showered upon us each February 14th evokes the warm and gooey feelings we felt when we first fell in love. For many seniors, however, this annual day of love can be just another day, or worse, a day of […]

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How To Stay Healthy As An Older Adult

Posted on January 31st, 2016

Did you know that January is National Weight Awareness Month? Many of us may have set a New Years Resolution to go to the gym more, walk more, and eat healthier, but we dont often think about obesity in older adults. However, carrying around excess weight can have detrimental effect on Seniors. Not only can […]

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How To Start The Conversation…And Keep It Going!

Posted on January 24th, 2016

Often times, people are resistant to conversing with elderly adults out of fear of being tongue tied. Most dread the thought of sitting there and having nothing to say. Seniors are vibrant and dynamic individuals. And, if anything they have even more to talk about! Decades of experience bestow so many older adults with a […]

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How To Set New Year’s Resolutions With Seniors

Posted on December 19th, 2015

Regardless of your age, setting new goals is always a good idea. Goals help to keep us focused on positive things and help us make good decisions. And of course, New Years is a time of year that we always reflect on things we may have not done the previous year, and think about things […]

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How To Know When Home Care Is Needed

Posted on November 30th, 2015

If youre like the majority of Seniors, you probably want to live in your own home for as long as possible. You like your feeling of independence, and want to remain independent as long as possible. The thought of paying for an Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Facility makes your heart sink. But at the […]

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How To Get Through The Holidays When Grieving A Loss

Posted on November 28th, 2015

Holidays have always been a time to spend with Family and Loved Ones. These Holidays bring meaning to certain days and are for being with those we love the most. But if you have lost someone you loved the most, it can seem entirely impossible to be in a celebratory mood during the Holidays. For […]

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