How to Make this Holiday Season Merrier for Seniors

Offer Holiday Gifts

Imagine waking up lonely on Christmas morning, with nobody around to celebrate the holidays with. That is the case with tens of thousands of seniors, who either don’t have any relatives or live far away from their family. Social isolation is actually a growing problem among seniors, and it's even more intense during the holiday season. The holiday season can be an opportune time for you to positively impact the lives of these lonely individuals. ...

6 Black Friday Gifts to Consider for a Senior Loved One

Black Friday Gifts to Consider for a Senior Loved One

Your older loved ones can be difficult to buy for, particularly if they are curtailing or have minimized certain activities due to restricted mobility or health reasons. This Black Friday you can choose some amazing and useful gifts to convey your love and appreciation for your senior loved ones. Here are a few Black Friday gift ideas worth considering for your senior loved one: Regular Use Items Recollect all the items of regular utility to ...

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 ...