Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your elderly loved one. Even if your family member cannot leave their home, there are a variety of festive ideas that you can bring to them. Check out these 10 Valentine’s Day ideas for seniors from Daily Caring.
Heart disease can become a major health threat as you age. Although the risks for heart disease are increased in seniors, there are many preventative measures that can be taken to lower these risks. To learn more, read Everyday Health’s seven steps to heart disease prevention.
Finding an activity that takes your mind off the cold and motivates you to stay healthy during the winter will help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle all year round. Here are 10 activities the National Council for Aging Care recommends for senior citizens.
During winter months, seniors can be much more susceptible to a range of injuries and illnesses. To help with this safety issue, Care.com broke down some helpful tips for preventing common winter dangers seniors face.
Some adult children are finding that their parents don’t always know best when it comes to their diet, driving, housing, medication and more. To help you learn more about what to do when your aging parents aren’t listening to you, A Place For Mom broken down eight expert tips.
‘Tis the season for family gatherings and shared dishes. While the majority of us don’t have to worry about the food we’re eating, elderly people have to be a little bit more cautious. To help you protect your loved one from food-borne illnesses this year, follow these ten basic guidelines from Caring.com.
While we believe caregivers are true unsung heros, we also know that they need to take a break every now and then if they want. Hitting pause is an essential way to replenish your mind, body and soul. That’s why U.S. News broke down these 14 ways caregivers can care for themselves.
Some baby boomers are tasked with the difficult responsibility of caring for their parents from a different city. That’s why U.S. News put together eight tips for taking care of aging parents when you don’t live close.
If your parent is looking thinner than usual, ignoring their personal hygiene or are always exhausted, it may be time to have the talk. To learn more, read Reader’s digest’s 9 warning signs your elderly parents shouldn’t be living alone anymore.
The National Institute on Aging compiled a guide focusing on cognitive health and what people can do to help maintain it. Learn how to eat healthy foods, be physically active, stay connected and more.