Being a caregiver is not an easy role. It can take an emotional, psychological and sometimes physical toll on people. It’s vital for caregivers to take care of themselves first

When we think of gadgets in our homes, we may picture personal robots out of sci-fi movies baking our pies and doing our dishes. In reality, technologies - that help

Open Back Clothing is a type of adaptivewear that has its closures on the back side instead of the front or side. They look like regular clothing, as snaps, zippers,

One of the primary reasons why cancer continues to take so many lives is because by the time it's diagnosed it has progressed to an advanced stage. It commonly is

Living with Alzheimer's can cause confusion, stress and embarrassment when trying to interact in larger groups. It’s important to understand that Alzheimer's is a chronic, progressive degenerative disease. Over time,

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Mental illness has long been a taboo topic in our society—but even more so when it comes to older adults. While ageism influences many to assume it’s just “normal” to be sad when we get closer to end of life,

There is no shortage of posts written on the topic of family caregiving and self-care. You know the drill. Get a good night’s sleep. Eat right. Exercise. Stay social, and so on. These well-meaning messages may fall short of the

Being a caregiver is not an easy role. It can take an emotional, psychological and sometimes physical toll on people. It’s vital for caregivers to take care of themselves first in order to properly take care of their patient. Sleep

Every 1.5 hours, an American adult over the age of 65 commits suicide. This is the unfortunate and dark reality that should be acknowledged and addressed. Why do Seniors Struggle with Suicidal Thoughts? As many people enter their 60s and 70s, they

When we think of gadgets in our homes, we may picture personal robots out of sci-fi movies baking our pies and doing our dishes. In reality, technologies - that help with tasks like cleaning a home and getting a person

Open Back Clothing is a type of adaptivewear that has its closures on the back side instead of the front or side. They look like regular clothing, as snaps, zippers, or VELCRO® are used to conceal the opening(s). The purpose

Funeral planning is not an easy task. The decision making, financial toll, and emotional stress it imposes is definitely taxing on family members and caregivers. Without guidance, it can be quite overwhelming to figure these things out on your own.

The second most common infection that occurs in the human body is a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTI’s are more common in women; 50% will experience at least one in their lifetime. Urinary tract infections, also known as bladder infections

One of the primary reasons why cancer continues to take so many lives is because by the time it's diagnosed it has progressed to an advanced stage. It commonly is not until the symptoms are causing extreme physical discomfort that

Living with Alzheimer's can cause confusion, stress and embarrassment when trying to interact in larger groups. It’s important to understand that Alzheimer's is a chronic, progressive degenerative disease. Over time, patients can have a hard communicating with others. This doesn’t

What is Dementia? Dementia is a broad term to describe the impairment of memory, communication and thinking. Although the decline of cognitive abilities and memory loss are more commonly associated with aging, dementia is more extreme where that decline can greatly

Non-skid or anti-slip socks are essential to preventing falls with seniors. These special socks have grips on the bottom, similar to the treads on shoes though they are not as stiff. Especially for loved ones in hospitals and facilities where