What is Lewy Body Dementia?

What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)? To understand Lewy Body Dementia it is important to first understand the term dementia on a whole. Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with … Read More

Caregiving Burnout: Helping Yourself Before Helping Others

When caring for a loved one for long periods of time, it can be easy to neglect yourself and your own needs. When this happens, it is common for a caregiver to feel burnt out. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, burnout … Read More

UTI Prevention For The Elderly

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the second most common infection among women in the United States. It is said that over 50% of women will have at least one UTI in their lifetime. UTI’s are especially prevalent in the elderly … Read More

Long-Distance Caregiver Challenges and Tips

Long distance caregiving for a parent or other loved one can come with many challenges. The further away you are, the harder it may be to truly recognize what type of care your parent needs. When your main line of communication … Read More

Fun Fall Activities At Any Age

  There’s nothing quite like the feeling of stepping outside on that fist crisp morning of Autumn. As the cool fresh air gives you an extra pep in your step, you are surely ready for some fun fall activities! From … Read More

How to Help Elderly Parents Manage Finances

Everyday, elderly parents find themselves in situations where guidance with money management is needed. Financial situations usually change as we get older making it necessary for children or a professional advisor to step in helping maintain assets for the loved … Read More

Senior Celebrity Spotlight: Bruce Willis

Senior celebrity Bruce Willis turned 61 as of March 19th this year, looking great and reportedly in superb heath! How does he manage to keep that ball rolling without skipping a beat? Being an A list celebrity surely helps! From personal trainers … Read More

Dealing With Siblings Not Helping Elderly Parent

Why does every responsibility fall on me?  Are you feeling like you are the only sibling truly providing the care your parent needs? It is not unusual for the oldest child or the one living closest in proximity to be … Read More

25 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

Recognizing the Warning Signs As parents age, it’s natural for children to wonder if mom and dad are in need of help. If you have concerns about your parents living on their own, ask yourself where that worry is stemming … Read More

Grandparents Day: Make a Grand Gesture!

Nation Grandparents Day is just around the corner, don’t let this year go by without letting your granny and gramp’s know just how appreciated they are! Even the simplest of actions can be considered grand gestures in your loved ones … Read More