Cancer Death Rates Decline

Cancer Death Rates Decline

The American Cancer Society recently put out a report that states the rate of deaths due to cancer in the United States has gone down 29 percent between 1991 and 2017. Experts believe that advancements in detection and treatment are part of the reason for the decline....
How Does Caregiving Stress Affect Your Career?

How Does Caregiving Stress Affect Your Career?

Lots of caregivers believe that the stress they experience as a part of caregiving is something that they only experience in that situation. But stress doesn’t care where you are or what you’re doing. If you ignore it, you’ll find the effects of stress following you...
Anger and Your Aging Family Member

Anger and Your Aging Family Member

Anger is a really common emotion for seniors to experience, especially if their health has taken a nosedive recently. The problem is that often the only target on which your senior may be able to safely vent her anger is likely to be you. That’s not a good situation...
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...