Gifts for Seniors for Healthy Living

If you’re shopping for a beloved senior in your life, look for a present that can make daily life easier, healthier and more enjoyable. Here’s a guide to gifts for seniors that encourage both healthy living and fun times.   A Medical Alert System. Prioritize a...

7 Tips For Dealing with Grief and Loss During The Holidays

The holidays are often thought of as the most wonderful time of the year. But for many, it can also be a time of great sadness. For those mourning the loss of a friend or family member, the holiday season can serve as a reminder of a loved one’s absence. It’s...

Coping with Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is deep sadness felt during the last days of life. This can be experienced by both the dying person and the dying person’s loved ones. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help cope with the grief you feel for someone who is still here....

Communication Styles That Could Divide

There are recurring conversations that aging parents and their adult children may have. And during these conversations, it may seem to the kids that they are speaking with the best of intentions. These talks often result in parents shutting down or telling their kids...

Keeping Independent As Long As Possible

1. Make modifications to the home For seniors living in their own homes, simple modifications can help keep the environment safe. Tripping hazards like loose rugs or slick bathrooms can pose a falling risk. Securing rugs and putting a special bathing chair in the...