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By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 26, 2024

Seniors shouldn’t think about aging as a gradual decrease in their quality of life. They should instead think about the many ways life has gotten better as they’ve aged and how these advantages far outweigh the disadvantages of aging. Check out the following reasons older adults should embrace the years to come.   1. Ability …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 22, 2024

While discussing end-of-life wishes isn’t a conversation anyone enjoys, it’s important for seniors and their caregivers and family members to have open discussions as soon as possible. Understanding and respecting a senior loved one’s wishes can ensure his or her final months or years are as pleasant, comfortable, and stress-free as possible. This guide will help …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 21, 2024

Since the benefits of regular meditation are so great, an increasing number of seniors are becoming interested in the practice. As with any new activity, meditating may seem daunting at first, but it’s actually quite simple, and anyone can do it. Here are a few tips to help your senior loved one get started.    …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 20, 2024

When an aging family member is diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you want to do everything in your power to ensure his or her safety, health, happiness, and quality of life. Fortunately, there are many resources, ranging from online support groups to in-home care, to help you and your loved one in this new stage of life.  …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 18, 2024

As men and women grow older, the importance of following up with medical professionals after being discharged from the hospital or receiving treatment cannot be overlooked. If you have an aging loved one who has a number of follow-up appointments in the upcoming weeks or months, the following are just a few of the reasons …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 8, 2024

The costs of caring for an aging loved one in your home may not be as transparent as you initially believe. Although these arrangements are often made with the best of intentions, failing to consider the full range of demands family caregivers experience can be detrimental. Understanding what it means to assume total responsibility for …