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Tag: caring for senior parents

Many Seniors Lack Basic Assistive Devices That Can Be Life-Changing

Think about the various tools you use every single day – your phone, toothbrush, hairbrush – simple items, but ones you can’t envision living without. For many seniors, there are basic assistive devices available that might mean the difference between living at home and moving to assisted living. Nonetheless nearly half of seniors living at […]

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How Elder Care Mediation Eases Family Caregiving Conflict

When working together to assure the needs of one’s aging parents are met, even the closest of siblings may find themselves at odds. Stress levels and emotions are, of course, running high. Add to this your past family dynamics and history, which commonly resurface during difficult times, and it’s easy to see how challenging this […]

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Balancing Work and Family Caregiving After the Pandemic

If there is one positive after-effect associated with the pandemic, it’s the awareness generated for the plight of family caregivers. Balancing work and family caregiving has always been an incredible challenge for anyone taking care of an older relative. As Lindsay Jurist-Rosner, CEO of Wellthy, explains, “Caregiving went from a silent struggle to being in […]

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Staying Safe on Dating Apps: Protecting Seniors from Online Scammers

It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started; a year of fear, isolation, and loneliness for many seniors. Physical distancing has taken away the ability to provide the comfort and warmth of an embrace or even an in-person smile in many cases. Yet humans are social creatures, and this decrease in socialization has […]

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Improve Quality of Life for Seniors With COPD with This One Device

For seniors with COPD and other lung conditions, maintaining the ideal air quality in the house is extremely important. Air that is too dry, for instance, might cause or exacerbate health issues such as: Dry, itchy, or chapped skin Nose bleeds Sore throat Dry eyes Aggravated allergy, asthma, and flu/cold symptoms such as congestion And […]

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