The Top Dangers Seniors Living Alone Face

Most seniors are determined to remain in their homes for as long as possible, and with good reason. Many of them have spent years in their homes, making their homes reassuring, comfortable places that hold important memories. But when it comes to seniors living alone, they often face dangers that can put their health and…

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time for a Senior to Stop Driving

Do you worry about Mom or Dad driving? Are you wondering if they’re still safe to be behind the wheel?  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older drivers are more likely to be involved in car accidents than drivers in their thirties, forties, or…

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5 Ways Home Caregivers Can Help Foster Independence in Seniors

In this article: How caregivers can keep seniors independent Your next steps in hiring a caregiver Many seniors want to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but as seniors age, they often lose some of their independence. Home care can help with that. In honor of Senior Independence Month, we’ve highlighted five…

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5 Tips to Prevent Falls for Seniors

In this article: House safety High risk areas Bathroom tips Helpful devices Falls can be a serious risk for seniors, especially when they live alone. As seniors age, they experience issues such as weakness, decreased balance, and impaired sight which can all increase their risk of a fall. And whereas a fall might not be…

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The True Value of Home Care for Seniors

In this article: How to help mom or dad stay in their home longer When is home care needed? Steps for setting up home care If your loved one needs more care than you can provide, you’re probably weighing the costs of home care, assisted living, and nursing home care. But truth is, home care…

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Top Warning Signs & Symptoms of Stroke in Seniors

If your loved one suffered a stroke, could you recognize it quickly? Would you know what to do? Seniors are at increased risk of stroke simply because of their age, but additional factors may increase a senior’s risk. How much do you know about stroke in seniors? Must-Have Information About Stroke Warning Signs & Symptoms…

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10 Signs of Elderly Depression to Watch For

Has Mom or Dad seemed more “down” than normal? Maybe they’re unusually quiet or seem to be withdrawing from activities that they usually enjoy. While it can be easy to write off behavior changes as being a part of the aging process, you might actually be seeing signs that your aging parent is depressed. [pro_ad_display_adzone…

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5 Must-Have Winter Safety & Preparedness Tips for Seniors

Winter Home Safety & Preparedness Tips for Seniors The winter brings a host of safety issues, but it can be particularly dangerous for seniors. The tips below can help you to keep your parent or loved one safe this winter. With the winter upon us, are you doing what you can to help a senior…

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