Without requiring extensive modifications, caregivers can use thoughtful design to transform an elderly relative's home space into a supportive environment that optimizes independence and allows for senior occupants to safely age in place.
Vital at every age for healthy bones, exercise is important for treating and preventing osteoporosis. Not only does exercise improve bone health, it also increases muscle strength, coordination, and balance.
Finding out that a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease can be stressful, frightening, and overwhelming. Take these steps for coping with a dementia diagnosis that will protect you, your family and your loved one.
The early symptoms of kidney disease often go unnoticed, but delays in medical treatment could result in organ failure. Learn to recognize the initial signs to ensure you seek treatment in a timely manner.
Effective communication with the doctor is important for you and your family when someone you love suffers from dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Take a team approach to preparing for Dr. visits to better achieve your health care goals.
There are many absorbent products, sometimes called "adult diapers" for seniors dealing with incontinence. Using the proper products is important in managing leaks, maintaining skin health and reducing embarrassment.