Caring for Aging and Older Adults
Aging older adults require special care since they often have chronic health conditions and could be frail. Find care tips for aging older adults, housing options, and support to help you care for aging and older adults.
Articles About Aging Older Adults
- Boomers Upbeat about Aging
Although they're concerned about changes to their physical abilities and health, many boomers are optimistic about growing older, a survey says. Six out of 10 expect to live longer than their parents' generation, and almost half expect that the quality of their lives will be better. One reason: Boomers eat a more healthy diet, and exercise more.
- Businesses and Seniors Benefit from Aging Sensitivity Training
A little bit of education on the aging process can have a significant impact on the way employees and older customers interact.
- What It Feels Like to Be Old
Aging is not something we can fully understand until it happens to us. Sometimes, it feels as if seniors are being unnecessarily difficult, but if you put yourself in their shoes, you'll find that that isn't the case at all.
- An 86-Year-Old Widow Rented a Pub for Christmas, You’ll Never Guess Why
In England, an 86-year-old woman is going to incredible lengths to make sure her fellow retirees aren't alone over the holidays.
- 10 Misconceptions about Aging
Those who approach getting older with a positive outlook are more likely to live longer and have a better quality of life. Dismiss common misconceptions and embrace aging with an optimistic mindset.
- Hoarding Behaviors Worsen With Age
New research indicates that hoarding behavior among the elderly becomes more severe with age. However, a proven link between hoarding and depression has shed light on an effective way to put a stop to this frustrating and harmful behavior.