Watch for These Red Flags of Senior Abuse

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While senior abuse is something we wish never happened, it’s a tragically common occurrence in the U.S.Senior abuse occurs in many forms, from physical to emotional, and it impacts the most frail and vulnerable among us. Since senior abuse is often an unspoken problem, it’s crucial for families and friends of seniors to be aware of the warning signs that … Read More

Don’t Step in Too Quickly: Boost a Senior’s Self-Confidence

“Here, I can help you with that. “Don’t overdo it now!” “You can just sit here and rest; I’ll handle that.” How often have we made remarks such of these to seniors, with the very best of intentions, of course? We want to do whatever possible in order to help our aging loved ones, to keep them safe and to … Read More

Stay at Home—How Home Care Promotes Senior Independence

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There truly is no place like home, and the great majority of seniors age 65 and over, 90 percent as reported by AARP, wish to age in place in their own homes as they age. But how does that impact senior independence? While the desire to remain at home as opposed to moving to an assisted living facility is rather … Read More

The Scientific Importance of Social Activities for Seniors

The Scientific Importance of Social Activities for Seniors

It seems intuitive to some people that interacting socially with others elevates wellbeing by maintaining connections to other people’s experiences, beliefs, problems, humor, opinions, and a host of other human happenings. Now, scientific studies are displaying the benefits of social activities for seniors that could boost the wellness of the brain and the body. The results point clearly to the … Read More