An older man engages in mentoring for seniors by teaching a younger man new skills.

The Benefits of Mentoring for Seniors

Reflecting on the journey of life prompts us to consider the valuable lessons learned along the way. There’s no guidebook for life, unfortunately, but we have something even more enriching – the wisdom shared by those who’ve walked similar paths. Read More
A grandmother sits on the sofa with her daughter and granddaughter, sharing family stories as part of her plan to leave a legacy.

8 Ways for Seniors to Leave a Legacy

Leaving a lasting impact on the world involves more than just passing on physical assets. A true legacy is a tapestry of wisdom, values, and contributions that transcends generations. Older adults play a crucial role in creating a timeless legacy that will impact generations to come, but knowing where to begin isn’t always easy. Read More
A woman talks with her mother during dinner, knowing how important it is to watch for changes in your parents’ health over the holidays.

Noticing Changes in Your Parents’ Health Over the Holidays? Take These Steps.

Returning home for the holidays can be a heartwarming experience, filled with cherished moments and family traditions. However, it can also serve as a stark reality check, revealing changes in your parents’ health and well-being that may have gone unnoticed throughout the year. Read More
A man exhibiting the signs of SAD looks forlornly out the window and offers a halfhearted wave.

The Signs of SAD and How Home Health Care Can Help

The holiday season is often a joyful time filled with festivities, family gatherings, and celebrations. However, for some, the fall and winter months can bring about a sense of sadness and despair, leading to a condition known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Read More
Two older women who are benefiting from laughter in dementia care.

The Role of Joy and Laughter in Dementia Care

Providing care for someone you love with dementia is definitely nothing to laugh about. However, research is increasingly pointing towards the benefits of laughter in dementia care, and adding humor may be just what the doctor ordered to boost well-being for a loved one. Read More
Positive old grandfather holding walking stick resting on couch

Maintaining Independence with Assistive Devices for Seniors

Consider the various tools you utilize every single day – your phone, hairbrush, toothbrush – simple items, but ones you cannot picture living without. Now, imagine struggling to use those items and finding it challenging to accomplish daily tasks. Read More

Use the SMILE Technique When Facing Caregiving Difficulties

Stop for a moment to close your eyes and visualize yourself like this: You’ve spent most of your life providing care for and assisting others – as a parent, in your career, by volunteering in your community, and as a grandparent. Read More

Understanding How to Care for Aging Skin

It’s not an aspect of elderly personal care that is as commonly talked about as other tasks, but is critical to keeping older adults healthy nevertheless. Understanding how to care for aging skin can prevent a variety of difficulties for seniors, including discomfort, dryness, bruising, itching, and more.  Read More
Senior woman smiling at the holiday dinner table with family

Simple Tips for Including Seniors in Holiday Fun

Even though the holiday season is commonly viewed as a time that is joyful, filled with spending time with family and friends who are near and dear to us and finding the perfect gifts, for older individuals, it can be anything but merry and bright. Read More
Senior making gingerbread houses with grandchild

Plan for a Cheerful Holiday Season with Senior Loved Ones

The holidays are filled with celebrations, parties, and get-togethers. However, for an elderly loved one, holiday outings require a little supplemental planning. Follow these guidelines from  Harmony Home Health & Hospice’s experts in home care in Ogden and surrounding communities to enjoy relaxed and fun outings with family members of all ages this holiday season. Read More