Snowflakes and shimmering icicles disguise the actual dangers of the winter season. Beyond the breathtaking beauty of winter, this season holds many hazards for people… Read More »Preparing Your Senior Parents for the Winter
It is normal for seniors to have a bowel movement every two to three days, although having one every day is considered ideal. When bowel… Read More »What Helps Constipation in the Elderly?
Shingles, caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, may have innocuous beginnings, but can cause serious health complications in seniors. As an uncomfortable skin… Read More »How to Identify and Manage Shingles in the Elderly
Thanksgiving is a family tradition, but as parents age, relationship dynamics will change. Adult children now make decisions, from who hosts the gathering to what… Read More »Tips for Managing Thanksgiving with Senior Parents
It’s no joke that laughter is oftentimes the best medicine. Numerous physical and emotional health benefits are associated with laughter. Finding laughter in daily life… Read More »Activities for Seniors that Appeal to Their Sense of Humor
Conflicts are inevitable when adult children assume the role of family caregiver for older parents. As family caregivers now make decisions that affect the elderly… Read More »How to Avoid Arguments with Your Senior Parents