Caregiving Tips for Making Seniors’ Homes Safer This Coming National Older Americans Month

Every May is National Older Americans Month. Since 1963, it has been a time to celebrate seniors across the country. This month recognizes the countless contributions they have made to society and in the lives of others. The month-long celebration also calls for communities and family members […]

Surprising Facts About ‘Sandwich Generation’ Caregivers You Need to Know

Every year, more and more middle-aged adults are finding themselves in the position of caring for their children and their aging parents. Sociologists have dubbed this broadening cross-section of society the “sandwich generation,” because these family members are “sandwiched” in between older and younger family members. There […]

Four Critical Factors to Assess in a Skilled Nursing Facility for an Aging Parent

We know that searching for the right skilled nursing facility for your aging parents can be a difficult process. Where should you look? What do they need? How can you ensure that the good care they receive now will continue on into the future? These questions can […]

Talk to Your Doctor About Alternatives to Dementia-Linked Prescription Drugs

Losing control of your mental faculties is a frightening thought, but it’s a possibility that millions of elder Americans are facing. According to the Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention, it is estimated that 1 in 6 women, and 1 in 10 men, who live past the […]

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