Don’t ignore your risk of dementia. Take action to delay your cognitive decline. You can also prepare your family and finances for future long-term care costs and the burdens it placed on your family.
Do you worry too much? Is the glass half full? For those who think negatively you could be making changes in your brain which can be harmful in the years ahead.
Attention to oral health should not be ignored as a loved one gets older. Ignoring dental health can complicate other existing health issues or cause other aging health problems.
Most of us have had to stay close to home due to the virus crisis. For older Americans or those with health issues, being at home can lead to health issues and depression. Keeping everyone active is essential.
As shelter-in-place orders have been issued in many parts of the country we should take steps to avoid COVID-19 infection and help older family members who are at higher risk.
five tips to reduce the caregiving load on you and your siblings as you decrease your stress as you keep Mom and Dad at home as long as possible.
When one spouse must add the role of being a caregiver to a parent or other elder family member the impact on the spousal relationship can be very difficult. Carol Bradley Bursack, a veteran caregiver addresses this concern.
Many experts say words of reassurance become very helpful to reduce the anxiety the person feels. Recently on social media, one daughter shared her use of a whiteboard. The board listed key items to help reduce the anxiety felt by the individual.
We usually think of pain as something associated with illness or aging. Often we experience more pain as we get older. This woman suffers no pain and researchers are now studying how they have just the gene mutation as a future treatment for pain.