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Aging in place is a goal for many seniors, but living alone at home also poses many different challenges. Traditional homes aren’t designed for seniors and their needs and limitations, which can make aging in place tough. If you’re wondering

By Toa55 / Shutterstock.com Many elderly people struggle with swollen feet, particularly in the afternoon and evening. You’re probably wondering why this pesky problem keeps bothering you. In this quick guide, we explain why seniors often have swollen feet and then

If you have an elderly loved one, you have probably seen the acronyms ADL and IADL being used. These terms stand for “activities of daily living” and “instrumental activities of daily living.” Together, ADLs and IADLs encompass the full span

Choosing a nursing home for your loved one is a big decision. You need to do your research ahead of time and come to the tour armed with a variety of questions to ask. To help get you started, we

By Odua Images/ Shutterstock.com Bathroom accidents happen, and they’re especially common for older adults. Whether they can’t make it to the toilet in time, or can’t aim as well as they used to, seniors may get urine on clothing like their

Wondering how to care for your aging parents or other elderly loved ones? It’s a big decision, and one that requires a lot of thought. In this ultimate guide, we walk you through everything you need to know to assess

By wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com Just because you’re chair-bound doesn’t mean that you can’t get your exercise in! There are plenty of chair exercises that you can do in a seated position, so even if you’re not able to stand up, you

By Koldunov / Shutterstock.com Wondering how to best take care of your loved one as they age? There are many options available for older adults of various independence levels and medical conditions. Here are nine elder care options that you should

By imtmphoto / Shutterstock.com You’ve probably heard of the benefits of strength training for older adults, as it helps to fight off bone and muscle loss as you age. But do you know the benefits of aerobic activity for older adults? Aerobic

By Tyler Olson / Shutterstock.com While all hospital gowns may follow the same basic shape, they are not created equal — and, in fact, certain types of hospital gowns have very different purposes. Some are meant to be worn by doctors and