October 1, 2014
How to Assist a Loved One with Financial Matters in Their Later YearsIt is difficult to watch family members age and begin to struggle with handling routine financial matters or making financial decisions that appear risky or questionable. Approaching an elderly family member with these concerns and offering assistance can lead to a stressful conversation.
September 1, 2014
Study Proves Staying Active Longer May Be Within Your ControlIt’s something we’ve all heard for years: Exercise can help keep older adults healthy. But now a study, the first of its kind to look at frail, older adults, proves that physical activity can help these people maintain their mobility and dodge physical disability.
Medication Safety: How You Can HelpMany senior adults take multiple medications several times a day. Keeping up with this can be difficult, particularly if memory is becoming a challenge. Methods for senior adults to remember their medication doses do exist, and there are also some things you can do to help your loved ones get the most benefit from their medication and stay safe in the process.
The Key to Positive RecoveryHow will I ever recover from this? Have you ever been in a situation where you asked that question? Have you known someone who has been through so much that you didn’t know how they would ever get through it? How do we get through those times in our lives? Beyond following doctors’ orders, do we have any control over how well we recover?