As parents and loved ones become older, their wellbeing and safety can become major concerns. For all of us, our memories can struggle with age, and that can affect how well we look after ourselves. That can range from...
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Aging Safely in Your Home

Home is where the heart is.  For many of us baby boomers it’s where we’re most comfortable; surrounded by the things we love in a space that is welcoming and familiar to us. The overwhelming majority of seniors wish...
What Is the Sandwich Generation? The sandwich generation consists of middle-aged individuals who are pressured to support both aging parents and growing children. With the obligation to care for their aging parents – who may be ill, unable to perform...
Caregivers and children of elderly seniors should learn to understand the worry and concerns of getting older. Seniors don’t always talk about their worries but they are there in the backs of their minds. For most seniors the worries...
Fidget spinners were originally designed as a toy that could help those who fidget. They relieve anxiety, help lessen nervous energy and stress. They are small ball-bearing devices that the user can rotate between their fingers. For some, they...
The family meeting took place and it wasn’t at all what any of us expected. Dad’s cognitive deficiencies are far more then we had thought. He will not recover from the physical constraints of the stroke. So the question to us...where...
Surgery can become more common as we age. Whether due to disease, a fall or a chronic condition, we may find ourselves in the hospital more often. Stay times in hospitals after surgery are very brief now, so you...
A staggering 42 million Americans―one in four adults―face the challenges of caring for an adult friend or relative. Although caregiving can be a richly rewarding and joyful experience, the role comes with enormous responsibilities―and pressures. AARP's gentle guide provides...
Seniors Lifestyle Magazine has previously published articles about means to improve senior living. Articles on health tips, dealing with caregiving, depression, anxiety and loneliness. Now I am happy to share a new theory about virtual reality that may improve senior living. Seniors are not...
It is difficult to recognize the warning signs that your aging loved ones may need extra care, as life becomes busy and family disperses. Visits and phone calls become less frequent, making it difficult to pin point any signals...
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