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11 Tips To Help Your Elderly Loved One Prepare For Cold Weather

The crisp air and changing seasons are an enjoyable time of year for many. But for elderly individuals, colder weather can also bring added risks and discomfort. But don’t worry—the following precautions as well as enlisting the help of professional elderly care in...

How to Help Shut-Ins Not Feel Shut Out

Nearly 30% of Americans over the age of 65 live alone, according to the most recent US Census Bureau report in 2010. Health Concerns Associated with Living Alone Although living alone doesn’t mean someone is incapable of leaving his home, it can lead to other health...

Social Activity: Why It’s Crucial for Seniors’ Health

As we age, we are more likely to be lonely. We lose loved ones along the way, witness close friends move, and endure many hardships.  On average, seniors without spouses or partners spend about 10 hours alone each day. Oftentimes it can feel very lonely and isolating...

Tips for Bath Safety

The bathroom is the most dangerous room in the house. In fact, 80% of all falls in seniors occur in the bathroom. You may be wondering how one of the smallest rooms in the house could be considered the  most dangerous. The combination of a slick and confined area with...

Caring for Alzheimer’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s Dementia is a disease that progressively worsens over time–affecting one’s memory and their cognitive functions. If you’ve ever been a caregiver for someone with this disease, you know how hard it can be as your loved one may forget basic activities,...

Vitamin D Deficiency in Seniors

According to studies, most of us are deficient in Vitamin D. One estimation states that over 1 billion people worldwide have low levels of Vitamin D in their blood.  On top of that, a good portion of us has no idea we’re even lacking in that department! Since the...