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...
4 Dementia Risk Factors Seniors Can Do Something About

4 Dementia Risk Factors Seniors Can Do Something About

The number one risk factor for developing dementia is age. The older a person gets, the higher their risk for dementia. There’s nothing seniors or their caregivers can do about age. However, there are several other risk factors for dementia that are changeable. By...
What Does a Routine Do for You?

What Does a Routine Do for You?

You might think at first that a routine sounds pretty restrictive and troubling for you and your elderly family member. But the reality is that even a loose routine solves a great many issues for you and for your senior. Keeps You and Your Senior on Target You and...