Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

Diabetes can cause a whole lot of health problems in those who have it. While there are two main types of diabetes, today you will learn more about the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. Knowing more about these risk factors can help you to prevent your elderly loved...
Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleeping Issues

Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleeping Issues

Caring for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease can be tough. They experience all sorts of issues including sleeping issues. Many people who have this disease have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. There are many reasons for this that you and their caregivers...
Five Problems to Notice with Your Senior’s Driving

Five Problems to Notice with Your Senior’s Driving

Your elderly family member might not want to talk directly about the idea of her giving up driving. But she might share some details with you that allow you to infer what else might be going on. All of these concerns mean you should ask more questions. She’s in Pain...
How Can You Get Your Parent to Drink More Water?

How Can You Get Your Parent to Drink More Water?

Dehydration is a serious concern for older adults. With age, the body doesn’t contain as much fluid as it once did. In addition, older adults typically don’t feel thirst as keenly as younger people do, so they may not realize they need liquids. This makes it easier...
Home Remedies for Dry Eye

Home Remedies for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a fairly common condition in older adults. It’s a condition in which the eyes don’t make enough tears or the tears they make aren’t of a good quality. It can cause the eyes to itch and sting. It can also cause blurry vision and excessively watery eyes....
3 Tips for Handling Depression in Seniors

3 Tips for Handling Depression in Seniors

Many older adults suffer from depression. It can be a side effect of medications or come on because of the difficulties of a chronic condition, loneliness, or the loss of a loved one. No matter what the cause is, it’s important that seniors who exhibit signs of...
Memorize These Six Signs of a Scam

Memorize These Six Signs of a Scam

An 88-year-old woman is one of the latest victims of the sweepstakes scam. She lost $160,000 in order to get the millions the scammer claimed she’d won through the Publishers Clearing House. She’s not alone. This scam has been around for years and has...
What Might Be Creating Depression for Your Aging Adult?

What Might Be Creating Depression for Your Aging Adult?

You might not realize it, but your senior could be dealing with depression. If you’re not sure why that could be the case, these are just a few of the situations that can contribute to elderly depression. Experiencing Grief and Loss Grief and loss are a part of life,...