By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on April 8, 2020

Ease of transmission is one of the main reasons coronavirus is so risky for older adults with immune systems already naturally affected by age. Family members who interact with older adults also need to be especially cautious to avoid unintentionally spreading COVID-19 to their vulnerable loved ones. Below, you’ll find…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on March 18, 2020

There are many different reasons some seniors don’t notify their doctors about health complications and concerns. Some believe their health problems aren’t serious, while others don’t want to face being diagnosed with major health issues. However, without the proper information, it’s difficult for medical professionals to properly treat individuals. Here’s…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on March 4, 2020

The brain is one of the most important organs in the body. It’s responsible for the way the heart, lungs, kidneys, and all other bodily systems function. Brain damage can increase the risk of memory loss and cognitive problems, which is why your elderly loved one needs to do everything…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on February 19, 2020

Most adults have reduced incomes in the senior years, increasing the risk of financial stress. However, there are a variety of ways they can earn money to help with monthly expenses, including the strategies mentioned below. Taking advantage of these opportunities could also keep seniors in good mental, physical, and…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on February 5, 2020

Stroke recoveries are challenging, but it’s possible for people in their 80s to regain many of their abilities. Right now, your senior loved one needs help, and there are many different ways to provide support. As your loved one recovers in the hospital, you can take these steps now to…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on January 22, 2020

Many older adults prefer to age in place, which has led to the development of various programs, technological advancements, and resources for elderly people living at home. Assistance is available to promote independence and allow seniors to age safely. Continue reading to learn what types of help are available for…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on January 8, 2020

Anyone can experience chronic pain, but for seniors, chronic pain often comes from both aging and diseases such as diabetes. Chronic pain can be physically debilitating and limit mobility. Seniors with chronic pain may also be susceptible to taking too many pain medications, which can lead to addiction. Knowing what…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on December 18, 2019

Even if dementia or other cognitive conditions aren’t part of the equation, older adults and their caregivers are often concerned about memory-related issues. Fortunately, there are ways seniors can boost their memory. Keep reading to discover five specific things you can encourage your senior loved one to do to enhance…

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on December 4, 2019

Seniors need socialization just as much as younger people do. However, aging adults tend to have fewer opportunities to socialize after they retire and no longer have work functions to keep them busy. Your older loved one may also need help overcoming other challenges that make it difficult to socialize….

By Danyelle Tippett, 9:00 am on November 20, 2019

The most significant improvements for elderly stroke survivors generally take place within the first 90 days after a stroke. The type of care seniors receive during this period is crucial to the recovery process and their overall wellbeing. Continue reading to learn more about this process and what things are…