A woman who is one of many overwhelmed family caregivers makes notes on her refrigerator to schedule her day.

Time Management Solutions for Overwhelmed Family Caregivers

If today’s to-dos seem like more than you can possibly fit into 24 short hours, you’re not alone! Family caregivers are often overloaded with daily care tasks: Planning and preparing meals. Read More
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 woman writes in one of her journals for family caregivers.

Why You Need These Two Types of Journals for Family Caregivers

Many of us are writing down notes all of the time: grocery lists, to-do reminders, appointments, meetings, events…the list goes on and on. If you’re a family caregiver, you’ve got even more reasons for writing, as you manage another person’s life in addition to your own. Read More
: The adult child of a senior wraps her arm around him as they discuss the behavioral changes caused by a traumatic brain injury.

Behavioral Changes Caused by a Traumatic Brain Injury

While there are many different types of brain injuries, there are behavioral changes expected no matter what type of brain injury occurs. Certain problematic behaviors may be more or less likely depending on the location and extent of the trauma, but your loved one might demonstrate one or more of these behaviors throughout TBI recovery, regardless of the specifics of the injury. Read More
A woman grocery shops with her mother, selecting foods that will bolster elderly nutrition.

Top Tips for Overcoming Elderly Nutrition Obstacles

Most of us enjoy a delicious meal – the comforting scents and tastes, the gratifying sensation of a full stomach. For a lot of older individuals, though, a number of health conditions can ‌hinder their enjoyment of meals or even their ability to shop for healthy foods, which can lead to malnourishment in many cases. 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
Older adult woman providing support for her mother who is experiencing vision changes in Alzheimer’s.

Seeing the World Differently: Exploring Vision Changes in Alzheimer’s

The complex steps necessary to make it possible for us to use our sense of vision are mind-boggling. In the blink of an eye, our brains can take transmitted details from the world around us, translate that data based upon input from our other senses, thoughts, and experiences, and then develop an understanding of that information to help make us aware of what we are seeing. Read More
in home physical therapy

Managing Osteoarthritis: Empowering Strategies for a Pain-Free Life

Have you felt tightness in your joints or uncomfortable aches following periods of excessive use or inactivity? There is the possibility you’re affected by osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis. Read More
Recovering at home

Modifications for a Wheelchair-Friendly Home

Home is our sanctuary; it’s where we feel most comfortable, even during the more trying times in our lives. That’s why so many older adults are choosing to age in place in the comfort of home. 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