Losing a parent is heartbreaking and can lead to a great sense of loss. It can be especially difficult for your surviving parent and may take them a while to adjust to life without their partner. Here are 5 ways to help your surviving parent during this period.
In the era of COVID-19, telemedicine can help you protect your elderly parents while still supporting their health. Find out more in this post.
As we move into the holiday season, it’s important to stay connected with our loved ones. Here’s how you can keep in touch under autumn social distancing.
How do you deal with an enemy you can't see? That's exactly what stress and uncertainty feel like. And as hard as it is to deal with your own stress, it can be that much harder to help patients who are going through their own internal struggle.
"Act your age" is a phrase that people tend to hear time and time again when they're growing up. It's a good motto to follow when you're a teenager, a young adult, or even a middle-aged person.
If your grandchildren don’t live nearby, you may find that you only get to see them during special events, such as holidays, birthdays, graduations, or other important milestones in their lives.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, there are a lot of Americans dealing with anxiety caused by Covid-19 right now.
The world is currently under quarantine due to the coronavirus. This deadly virus is forcing people to remain indoors and practice social distancing.
Have you been walking around in a t-shirt while your elderly parents are sat under a blanket? It's not just a comfort thing, older people are much more likely to feel the cold than those younger.
The winter season is quickly approaching which means it's time for sweaters, hot chocolate, holiday decorations, and... ice-covered walkways.
Winter is an exciting time, full of holiday meals, time with family, and all sorts of cheer. But it can also represent a dangerous time for senior citizens. Hypothermia is a very real danger as temperatures drop, and icy conditions can increase the risk of falls.
Did you know that the 2017-2018 flu season was the longest in the past decade? During this time, 42,303 Americans tested positive for the flu. Seniors have an increased risk of contracting the flu or a cold.
Around 50 million people suffer from dementia worldwide, with 10 million new cases each year.
Staying active is important for a healthy lifestyle, even for seniors that are aging. Seniors with mobility shouldn't get discouraged about maintaining good health, but instead, they should find new and exciting ways to exercise.