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AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place.
When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and safety factors that can make all the difference in the
A recent survey found that 92% of caregivers provide financial support in addition to emotional support. The emotional stress of being a caregiver for someone in your family is sometimes a necessity though it is by no means an easy task.
Learning how to communicate better with somebody with dementia is the key to avoiding conflict. Improved communication between you and your loved one allows for the relationship to remain as healthy and functional as possible. While their memory and capacity
Moving aging parents into a home across town or across the country doesn't have to be stressful. It is helpful to have these tips regardless of whether you have a move planned or not- just in case. There are many
Resources to care for seniors like how to buy adaptive clothing is becoming better refined and accessible. There was a time when looking for easy to wear shoes and no stress shirts were hard to come by. But as the
Since 2005, our agency has helped Medicare beneficiaries navigate the enrollment and plan selection process. The confusion that comes with Medicare’s rules and regulations is frustrating for the beneficiaries trying to figure it all out. Likewise, the process is overwhelming
Denial is a powerful defence mechanism that we all use unconsciously or willingly to cope with stressful situations. While it’s completely human to do so, denial should be seen as a stepping stone to handle related issues, rather than a
It's not uncommon for hearing loss to occur as a person ages. In fact, nearly half of all adults over the age of 65 experience some degree of hearing loss. Known as presbycusis, age-related hearing loss is not life-threatening, but
Aging is no reason to stop exercising. If anything, it is more a reason to stay on top of your physical fitness. It keeps the body and mind functioning to the best of its ability for aging parents and their
Like our physical strength, our vision can decline in performance as we age. Especially in the ages 60 and beyond, eye related changes are common if not eventually inevitable. For example, presbyopia is the entirely normal loss of ability to