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Senior Fall Prevention Tips on Floors and Rugs

As a senior’s balance, depth perception, muscle strength and sight declines, their probability of falling on a floor or tripping is increased. In this article, we provides some suggestions and referen...

Tips to Prevent Elders from Falling on Stairways

As many elders today are choosing to stay in their homes rather than living in nursing homes and other forms of senior care, it is more important to implement safety practices that may prevent them fr...

Negative Effects of Lonely Seniors and Ways to Keep Them Social & Happy

As discussed in the publication, EXPAND YOUR CIRCLES by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, there are many negative health effects of isolation and loneliness as your senior ages. When senio...

Improving Brain Health is Important for Seniors

Today we would like to discuss this helpful brochure, Brain Health You Can Make a Difference! which was developed by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) through ElderCare.gov. As you know, t...

Alternative Transportation Options for the Elderly

Many elders associate driving their vehicle as a sense of freedom and independence, just as it felt when we all got our driver’s license. As our senior parents or grandparents age, their driving skill...

4 Tips to Improve Your Elder’s Life in Their Golden Years

How well seniors live the golden years of their life will be determined by how well they take care of themselves at the start and how well we as family take care of them when they need assistance. As ...

Basic Tips for Cooking for the Elderly

In this video, dietitian, Christine Marquette, talks about how to cook for an elderly person since they have unique nutritional needs. It is important to note the following about elderly people: Have...

Importance of Good Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition is very important for seniors, especially since they are known to have changes in their digestive systems. They generate less saliva and stomach acid as they get older which makes it difficu...

How to Take Care of the Late-Life Elder and Taking the Stress Out of It

In this TEDx talk, Amy O’Rourke discusses three areas in lowering stress that deserves attention: Denial of Reality– many of us deny the facts of people getting older because we dislike the th...

Thinking Differently About your Relationship with an Elderly Parent

In this video, various sons and daughters discuss how their role changed as their parents became older with issues such as Parkinson’s disease, memory problems, etc. Many see their parent as more of a...