Senior citizens choose to live at home.

Choosing to Stay at Home as a Senior Citizen

Being cared for by a loved one is less commonplace in today’s society than generations before. Senior citizens are choosing to stay in their home instead of a Senior Care facility. Many factors ...

Family Bridges offers home care for Alzheimer's patients.

Memory Problems Not Always Related To Alzheimer’s Disease

Have you ever walked into a room and and forget what you went in for? If so, you’re not alone. According to a report published by the National Institute on Aging forgetfulness is common in many ...

Important vitamins and nutrients for seniors.

Important Vitamins and Nutrients for Seniors

No matter what age, vitamins and mineral are essential for your health. However, it is important to understand that as you get older, your body changes. Thus, your body requires different amounts of v...

Cognitive health factors for seniors.

Cognitive Health Factors Affecting Seniors

As you may know, a seniors’ cognitive health needs to be good because it is something that they need to use on a daily basis. If a senior does not have a healthy sense of cognitive health then t...

Family Bridges helps to manage Alzheimer's & Dementia symptoms.

Managing Personality and Behavior Changes in Alzheimer’s

Learning to understand the personality and behavior changes in someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be a difficult process. The article Managing Personality and Behavior Changes in Alzheimer’s o...

Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

Aspirin Benefits in Seniors? The National Institute on Aging reported a study recently that showed no positive effect on senior living when taking aspirin daily. In other words, the wide based study w...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. We at Family Bridges would like to bring attention to this day so we can all prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of elders, while committing to the justic...

7 Geriatric Syndromes to Pay Attention to in Seniors

As you may know, the geriatrics field is healthcare focused on elders. As our elder family members get older they may develop some of the below common geriatric syndromes. It is important to see if th...

14 Senior Challenges to Look For with Activities of Daily Living

There are many problems that a senior may face during their daily lives. It is important to be aware when these issues start to appear and provide proper preventive measures to reduce the likelihood o...

4 Common Elder Skin Problems & How to Treat Them

When dealing with elders and caring for them in your home, they may develop these 4 common skin problems such as itchy skin, fungal infections, shingles and pressure ulcers. You should seek a doctor f...