5 Essential Exercises for Seniors during Coronavirus Lockdown

5 Essential Exercises for Seniors during Coronavirus Lockdown

You’ve probably heard the expression, “move it or lose it.” But seniors are less active now since the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, so it’s more important than ever to get moving at home. Exercise can help seniors improve strength, balance and mobility—all...
Helping Seniors Eat a Healthy Diet

Helping Seniors Eat a Healthy Diet

Good nutrition is one of the most important things that will keep your parent healthy and happy as they age. It can help your loved one maintain a healthy weight, stay energized and get the nutrients they need. It can also lower the risk of developing chronic health...
When a Loved One has Dementia

When a Loved One has Dementia

Watching a loved one go through mental changes can be devastating. You feel like you’re losing your connection and your past shared memories. It can be very difficult, but there are some things you can do to make the best of the situation. There will be good days and...
How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

Sadly, seniors are often the target of scams. They can be vulnerable and are seen as easy prey by many would-be scammers. Why? They often have substantial savings. They may be lonely and willing to talk to strangers. They tend to follow rules and may trust strangers...
When is it Time for Your Parents to Stop Driving?

When is it Time for Your Parents to Stop Driving?

There is no easy answer to this question, especially because driving is so closely tied with being independent. Every person is different and changes usually come slowly. Yet, there is no doubt that as we age, we experience physical and mental changes that can make it...