Long Distance Caregiving: How to Prepare to Help Aging Parents From Far Away

Living far away from senior loved ones can make the need for help at home easier to overlook. As a matter of fact, many adult children of older parents never even realize that Mom and Dad need assistance until they come home for a visit or spend a longer period of time together during the course of the holiday season. If you are a family caregiver who lives far apart…

The Sandwich Generation and Making Caregiving Manageable

Are your senior parents in need of care? At the same time are you attempting to meet the needs of children and family at home? If so, you are a member of the sandwich generation – a demographic of men and women, usually in their 30s or 40s, who are now responsible for raising their own children while simultaneously providing care for their senior parents. The to-do lists of this…

How to Overcome the Challenge of Senior Fitness

Engaging in a routine fitness regimen is challenging at any age. Working out is tedious. We would prefer not to invest the time. We’re feeling the pain from yesterday’s exercises. We’ve all made excuses such as these for avoiding physical fitness; but frailty and aging make it even more daunting to keep up with an exercise regimen and maintain senior fitness.

From Frail to Fit: Best Senior Exercise Options

The positive effects of physical activity do not decline as we age, and it’s especially vital for older individuals to engage in as active a daily routine as possible. Even older adults who are confined to a bed or wheelchair-bound have a wide variety of methods available to strengthen and develop resistance and flexibility.

6 Key Benefits of Care Coordination

All of us want the best for the older adults we love – it’s only natural. But sometimes when families are involved with an older loved one’s care, feelings about what is best may clash. This can cause family members to work against each other as opposed to working together with each other. This is when it can be a good idea to pull in an outside person like a…

How Care Coordination Services Can Help Seniors Age in Place at Home

Ask nearly all older people if they want to remain in their homes, even if they are struggling with aging-related issues, and the reply is overwhelmingly a resounding “yes!” Having to move away from home, a place that has so many memories, can be distressing, even if seniors can identify that it’s getting more challenging to manage the tasks of everyday life. But, wishing to continue to be at home…