Blog Posts in 2022

Handling Post-Stroke Aphasia Communication Challenges

Having a stroke is undoubtedly a traumatic life event. A stroke is also called a “brain attack,” and can harm any part of the brain where oxygenated blood stops flowing which causes damage to the ...

Questions You Must Ask Yourself & Others Before an Aging Parent Can Move in with You

Have you considered assuming the role of a full-time caregiver for your elderly mother or father? Even in the closest-knit families, this is a major decision that takes serious thought before you ...

Ensuring Your Senior Loved One Has the Social Support Systems They Need to Thrive

According to 2019 data from the National Poll on Healthy Aging , loneliness is an unfortunate reality among many seniors, with as many as one-third of adults between the ages of 50 and 80 suffering ...

Warning Signs of Congestive Heart Failure

If you are tasked with caring for an aging family member or another loved one with a history of heart issues, it is essential that you know how to spot heart failure when it happens. Contrary to what ...

Understanding a Parent's Preparatory Grief

You’ve just been dealt an emotional blow: Your parent has an incurable, terminal illness. Although most adult children are aware their likelihood of outliving their parents is more common than not, it ...

Osteoporosis & Lowering the Risk of Falls

More than one-third of seniors aged 65+ fall every year, and the risk of repeat falls increases with age. These falls can have catastrophic consequences, especially for adults with osteoporosis – a ...

How In-Home Care Helps Those with Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. This serious optical condition refers to a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve, and often those who have it are unaware because of its lack of ...