Is It Time for Assisted Living Placement for An Elderly Widowed Parent?

Elderly Widow

If you are reading this, chances are, you have recently suffered the loss of a parent – be it biological, step, or adoptive. We offer our sincere condolences. We know how difficult of a time this is for you. If you have an elderly widowed parent remaining that you are concerned about, it is quite… Read More…

Helping an Older Loved One Feel Independent Even Though They Live in a Nursing Home

Independent Senior In Nursing Home

Transitioning into a nursing home is not only challenging, it can be absolutely overwhelming for an older adult. If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you have recently experienced the heartbreak of having to remove an older loved one from their home into a skilled nursing facility. While it is difficult to… Read More…

What Are the Early Signs of Memory Loss in Older Adults

Signs Of Memory Loss In Older Adults

As individuals grow older, it is increasingly likely that memory loss may start to occur. According to most, one of the biggest concerns among older adults and their loved ones is that as they grow older, they will become more forgetful. This stems from the fact that most people believe forgetfulness is the first sign… Read More…

March is Social Workers Month!
Social Workers: Powerful Advocates for the Aging Population

Social Workers are Powerful Advocates for Seniors

Gerontological-based social workers – who are also referred to as “geriatric social workers” – assist in the coordination of the care and safety of patients that are elderly. These social workers can be found in many different settings, such as health clinics, residential health care units, hospitals, adult day care centers, and communities designed for… Read More…

Types of Elder Abuse and The Signs to Watch Out For

Signs Of Elder Abuse

As we age, most of us will reach a point in which we must rely on others. This reliance may result from our inability to properly care for ourselves, our homes, our finances, and other aspects of our lives. If you are reading this, it is likely that you have yet to reach this point… Read More…

New Year Resolutions for Older Adults That Will Improve Health

Seniors Improving Their Health

Now that the New Year is upon us, the opportunities for fresh starts abound! If you are an older adult that has a concern for your general health and well-being, you will be pleased to know that there are several New Year resolutions that may be made that will provide you with a natural boost…. Read More…

How to Talk to Your Parent About Moving into an Assisted Living Facility

Talk to Your Parent Talking To Senior Parent About Moving Into Assisted Living Facility .jpg

As your parent grows older and into their senior years, there may come a time when it is no longer considered safe or appropriate for them to live on their own. This time typically becomes evident when you notice that they are unable to complete common, everyday activities on their own. As an adult child,… Read More…

The Top 5 Challenges That Face Seniors That Live Alone

Seniors That Live Alone

According to statistics, approximately 46 million seniors live in communities across the nation. Out of this amount, an average of 30% live alone. While it is not at all uncommon for adults to live independently, the aging process often results in the inability to do and handle the tasks that young and middle-aged adults are… Read More…

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