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...
Should You Ever Lie to Your Senior?

Should You Ever Lie to Your Senior?

Eventually you might find yourself at a crossroads of sorts as a caregiver. You’re going to need to decide if it’s more important for you to always tell your senior exactly the truth or if you’re going to sometimes lie in order to help her to feel calmer and more...
What Can You Do to Help an Anxious Senior?

What Can You Do to Help an Anxious Senior?

Anxiety doesn’t always have a defined cause. Especially when your senior’s health is getting worse, she may experience anxiety about not knowing what’s going to happen next. She might also be anxious about driving, about visiting her doctor, or over things she can’t...
How to Help Your Senior Cope with a Chronic Illness

How to Help Your Senior Cope with a Chronic Illness

A chronic illness is likely to be something that your elderly family member has to deal with for the rest of her life. As such, it’s going to take a lot out of her, both emotionally and physically. How you and she cope with that over time is going to matter an awful...