Is Not Getting Enough Sleep Dangerous for Your Aging Parent?

Sleep is something everyone needs, yet studies show most people don't get the recommended amount on a regular basis. While the actual amount of sleep a person may need varies from individual to … [Read more...]

How to Make Exercise a Regular Part of Your Senior’s Life

Exercise is most effective when your senior is doing it regularly. But how can you make exercise a big part of her life if she hasn't been keen on it before? The first step is always to talk to your … [Read more...]

10 Foods Seniors with Dentures Should Avoid

Seniors who depend on family caregivers and elderly care providers to prepare their meals and snacks should never be served food that has the potential to damage their dentures. Elderly care providers … [Read more...]

Safety Tips Your Dad Should Follow When Driving

Being older doesn't mean it's not safe to drive. In 2015, drivers over 65 accounted for 33.1 percent of all crashes. That's less than the 35.9 percent for drivers 16 to 20 or 34.3 percent for drivers … [Read more...]

Is Your Parent Counting on You to Provide Care in the Future?

The National Alliance for Caregiving reports that more than 34 million people in the U.S. care for someone over the age of 50. Almost 16 million of those people are caring for a family member with … [Read more...]

8 Tips to Make Dressing Easier for Older Adults

It’s not uncommon for people who provide assistance to their aging relatives to help them get dressed each day. While dressing yourself is easy and you likely do it without much thought, helping … [Read more...]