4 Amazing Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving to Thank Seniors

Thanksgiving to Thank Seniors

During the holidays seniors often get overlooked, especially if they are in nursing homes or if they are no longer to venture out on their own. Why not find unique ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with seniors? Here are 4 amazing ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with your seniors: Spend the Day at the Orchard or Pumpkin Patch Spend the day at the local apple orchard or pumpkin patch with your family. Pick a bag of apples ...

Essentials of Cardiac Care for Older Adults

Cardiac Care

Maintaining good heart health is something that is stressed when you are young. When you begin to age, the cardiovascular system is one of the first to weaken, especially if you are inactive or live a sedentary lifestyle. It's important to keep your heart functioning at its best for as long as possible so that when age does start to play a role, it takes much longer for any real damage to occur. Essentials of ...

10 Helpful Home Safety Tips for the Elderly

It’s quite hard to comprehend the physical limitations of an elderly person that could transform your home into a practical minefield for your aging parent. Over time, aging could take a toll on all sensory organs impacting taste, smell, touch, hearing and vision. These sensory changes frequently affect the normal lifestyle of an older adult as well and make them more prone to accidental hazards at home. It’s possible to undermine the negative consequences of ...

Quitting Your Job to Care for Elderly Parents: Is it Feasible?

quit job to take care of parents

Balancing your work and the duties of caregiving is a challenging job even under the best of conditions. If you realize that you cannot integrate your work and elderly parent's care, and alternatives to flexible working hours, part-time work or home-based work are not accessible to you, you might opt to quit your job. Quitting your job to care for aging parents may have certain serious implications on your personal and financial well being. Family ...

10 Important Questions You Need to Ask Your Older Parents

10 Important Questions You Need to Ask Your Older Parents

As your parents grow old, yet continue having a sound health, it’s easy to avert discussions with them about the possible future difficulties. But there are many things like their financial matters, health care, living conditions and memorial preferences that are essential for you, as their progeny, to be aware of in your attempt to make sure that their affairs are in order. There can be certain intricate topics that may turn out to be ...