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By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on June 23, 2020

Taking on the role of family caregiver requires you to do a variety of tasks, some more invisible than others. These responsibilities are often skipped over, which could negatively affect your loved one’s health and safety. Below you’ll find some of the lesser-known but essential duties family caregivers must often…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on June 9, 2020

Many seniors experience behavioral changes at some point, which can make caregiving more challenging for you and your siblings if you’re caring for an aging parent. As a caregiver, you need to evaluate the situation to determine the cause and find an adequate solution. Below are some reasons for behavioral…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on May 26, 2020

Getting your senior parent up and moving is one of the best ways to alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms and keep him or her engaged. The activities you choose should increase your loved one’s range of motion, posture, cognition, and emotional health to slow the disease’s progression and boost quality of life….

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on May 12, 2020

Seniors have more free time in the golden years, and they can use it to work on goals, take vacations with family and friends, join clubs, enroll in school, catch up on rest, and take up new hobbies. However, there are some errors many older adults make, including financial mistakes…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on April 28, 2020

Seniors sometimes get bored if they’re pretty much stuck to the same routine day in and day out. One way to remedy this situation and break up the monotony if you’re caring for a senior loved one with this issue is with fun, local outings. Today, we’re going to offer…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on April 14, 2020

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) is a deadly virus that can affect people of all ages, but older adults are more vulnerable due to their weakened immune systems. Most seniors are living with some underlying conditions, which puts them at higher risk for severe infection. Continue reading to learn why in-home…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 24, 2020

Despite often being a welcome change for American seniors, the years after retirement can also present some unexpected challenges and concerns for older adults. Today, we’re going to focus on eight of the more common concerns seniors tend to have after retirement.  1. Covering Health-Related Expenses According to a survey…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 10, 2020

Even though most seniors are going to need some assistance over the years, many of them would prefer to age in place. Living at home can be very important, but your aging loved one will most likely need some help if he or she plans to age in place. Here’s…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 25, 2020

Aging adults benefit from using the Internet to do things such as pay their bills and talk to their friends and family members. However, there are some serious dangers lurking online that your senior loved one might not know about. Your loved one needs to be just as safe online…