A Possible Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Alzheimer’s

As we age, sleep disturbances become more common and frequent. However, in Alzheimer’s patients – the frequency and severity go up, according to an article on the Alzheimer’s Association website. The article states, “There is evidence that sleep changes are more coming in later stages…

Tips When Your Aging Parents Won’t Listen

  You may be dreading the conversation, but at some point, you’ll need to have the talk with your parents. No adult child wants to watch their parents struggle, not getting the help they need. But how do you start the conversation that may compromise…

Top 5 Vitamins Actually Worth Taking

We all know the importance of taking vitamins as we age – but out of all the available choices, which ones should your elderly loved ones focus on? Vitamins Impact on Senior Health As we reach over 50, nutrients become more important to our well-being…

Autumn Safety Tips

Just as quickly as the leave are changing, so could an elderly loved one. It’s important to keep in mind continuous safety precautions and have regular home checks as the season’s change. Fall home maintenance can be difficult for an aging loved one living along…

Many Benefits With Activities and Hobbies

Do you and your senior participate in activities and hobbies? It’s important to keep them engaged and entertained. Check out some of these tips to help keep your senior engaged, focused and healthy. Here are some of the benefits they can receive from these activities. • They…

Activities For Your Loved One

As our loved one’s age, it can be difficult for them to travel or participate in certain events. Here are some activities that are easy and enjoyable to share with your loved ones. 1. Exercise – Being physically active is one of the best activities…

Ways to Get Loss of Appetite Seniors to Eat

We worry about our grandparents and the older adults in our lives that refuse to eat or have lost their appetites. Of course, it doesn’t make family and friends happy to hear of these issues with their senior loved ones but we try our best…

Are You Doing What You Think Is Best For Your Aging Parents?

Caregiving an aging parent takes a lot of patience. You are doing what you think is best for them…but many times they won’t listen. Sound familiar? These tips can be helpful in this situation next time you’re looking after your parents’ best interests. If you…

Estate Planning 101 for an Aging Parent and their Adult Children

It’s never an easy discussion. Planning for the inevitable fate of our aging parents is extremely important for families to discuss. Without proper planning, life may go array for elderly loved ones, leaving the adult children with a mess. Families are left to file court…

Staying Safe During The Summer

Summer is here – and while it’s a wonderful time to barbecue, sail in the sound, or go to the beach – summertime may not be the same for an elderly family member. With excessive heat and other seasonal issues, it’s crucial to take the…