Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Summer is often considered a time for fun, laughter, adventure, and socializing. However, for the elderly, it can be a time of increased loneliness and isolation, particularly when they are unable to get out of their homes or they need someone to accompany them on...
Getting Care Relieves Stress

Getting Care Relieves Stress

Mabel had always been a very independent woman, but as she got older her health began to decline. She was determined to stay in her own home and take care of herself, but it was becoming increasingly difficult for her to do so. Even though Mabel had plenty of family...
Make Fall Prevention Your Focus This Fall!

Make Fall Prevention Your Focus This Fall!

Aging can cause a multitude of changes. Some may be positive, like you’ve retired and have more free time to spend with friends and family or to explore hobbies. However, changes in health, vision, and mobility can all contribute to struggles with aging and can...
Don’t Fall into Fall! Home Safety for Seniors

Don’t Fall into Fall! Home Safety for Seniors

Janet was concerned about her 82-year-old mother’s risk of falling, but was afraid to hurt her feelings. “I noticed the last time I visited that Mom had these throw rugs in her living room, and I almost slipped on one myself,” Janet said. “And...