Volunteering Benefits and Ideas for Older Adults 

 

If volunteering has ever been on your radar or in your thoughts, the time to act is now.

April is officially National Volunteer Month, and with...

Signs It's Time for Assisted Living

 

Deciding to move your aging loved one to an assisted living facility or nursing home is never easy. But often, it’s the best (and sometimes only) way...

Senior Memory Care: 12 Activities to Keep Your Mind Sharp

 

One of the most frustrating and painful parts of aging is the effect it has on your memory. Being unable to recall priceless, happy times with your...

Assisted Living: It’s All About the Living

 

The term “assisted living” often has a bad connotation – particularly for the aging adults these facilities are designed for.

To them, assisted...

Steps You Can Take to Plan for Long-term Care

 

No matter what age you are, it’s never too early to start planning for your elder years.

Doing so puts you in the driver’s seat and gives you control...

Tips for Hiring an In-home Care Provider

 

There are many care options as your loved ones age.

For those with serious health issues, a nursing facility or memory care center may be best, while...

Caring for Your 5 Senses = Quality of Life

 

Losing use of your senses – any of them – can have serious deleterious effects on your health. Not only do you live without taste, smell, sight or...

Senior Fitness: Keep Your Body Healthy for the Long Haul

 

Physical activity is crucial to safeguarding your health and ensuring your longevity. Not only can it keep your body in optimal condition, but it can...

What to Do When Your Aging Parents Refuse Your Help

 

Your aging parents might very well need your help, whether it be physically, mentally, emotionally or just financially.

But admitting they need that...

How to Support Your Aging Parents Financially and Emotionally

 

As your parents age, they may start to feel more disconnected – less in touch with the world around them and even the people they love. They might...

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