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AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place. When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and safety factors that can make all the difference in the

Non-skid or anti-slip socks are essential to preventing seniors from falling. Silvert's best-selling diabetic socks have grips on the bottom, similar to the treads on shoes though not as stiff. Especially for loved ones in hospitals and facilities who aren't

Learning how to communicate better with somebody with dementia is the key to avoiding conflict. Improved communication between you and your loved one allows for the relationship to remain as healthy and functional as possible. While their memory and capacity

Since 2005, our agency has helped Medicare beneficiaries navigate the enrollment and plan selection process. The confusion that comes with Medicare’s rules and regulations is frustrating for the beneficiaries trying to figure it all out. Likewise, the process is overwhelming

Denial is a powerful defense mechanism that we all use unconsciously or willingly to cope with stressful situations. While it’s completely human to do so, denial should be seen as a stepping stone to handle related issues, rather than a

Aging is no reason to stop exercising. If anything, it is more a reason to stay on top of your physical fitness. It keeps the body and mind functioning to the best of its ability for aging parents and their

In Engaging Seniors with Dementia: Summer Activity Guide, we covered some fun games and activities to keep our loved ones' minds active. For bigger commitment (and bigger impact) activity planning, you can throw an event to keep seniors engaged! Are

Summer Activities for Dementia Patients People living with dementia still need to keep their minds active, albeit differently than everybody else. Here are some summer activities to pursue with your loved ones to bring about pleasant memories and feelings. Food for Thought Reminiscence

It’s inevitable that, as one ages, so does one’s need for constant health monitoring and maintenance increase. Elderly people are not as strong as they were in their younger years. Which is why they need their health to be regularly

It’s no secret that caregivers often deal with unusual behaviours when caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The diseases are characterized by a progressive deterioration of the brain therefore personality changes and tantrums are expected. They may behave