Home care is not only a less expensive alternative to nursing homes — it’s also usually much healthier for your parent’s mental and physical health. Most people know about nursing homes, but there are actually several options for long-term care for your loved ones. Many seniors see nursing homes as a place where you go […]
Seniors, like many of us, are taking measures to secure their physical security and safety, especially as they desire to live independently despite the health challenges that come with aging. One statistic reported that crime rates affecting American senior citizens has decreased during the last decades and are actually lower than news reports make them […]
If you want to stay sharp well into your eighties and nineties, you need to be consistently and actively using your brain. By using your brain, I don’t mean a mental debate on what TV show to watch tonight, but rather a true challenge that keeps it functioning at its best.
Inevitably aging brings up the question of nursing homes and home care. Someone with a variety of ailments will need day-to-day help with basic living. If a parent’s physical condition worsens, their children find that they are increasingly taking on the responsibility of caring for their elderly parent. At some point a majority of these […]
Normally you go to the doctor because you don’t feel well. You expect your doctor to perform a checkup, maybe order some tests, and send you home with the best medication for your ailment. A quick visit to the pharmacist should wrap things up and get you started on the road to recovery. Sounds simple […]