Congestive Heart Failure

FINDING SUCCESS IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: TIPS FOR CHF AND AGING ADULTS Adapting to Congestive Heart Failure Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is estimated to affect more than 5 million aging Americans and perhaps your loved one too. And while the diagnosis may leave you feeling intimidated, the name is a bit of a misnomer—the heart […]

Parkinson’s Disease Doesn’t Have To Be Stressful

WE’RE HERE TO HELP WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE PARKINSON’S DISEASE DOESN’T HAVE TO BE STRESSFUL Parkinson’s disease comes with a host of challenges for both the individual and their caregivers. When your parent is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, decisions regarding their care are often difficult to make. While, some individuals do require a nursing care facility, […]

Alzheimer’s Is Stressful We Are Here To Help

WE’RE HERE TO HELP WITH ALZHEIMER’S ALZHEIMER’S IS STRESSFUL, WE ARE HERE TO HELP According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of Dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that eventually interferes with even the most basic daily living tasks. Changes in behavior and personality may require […]

Hear Us Out: Home Modifications for Loved Ones Living with Hearing Loss

As hearing deteriorates your relationship doesn’t have to Loss of Hearing Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health problem among older adults.  Studies show that about 33% of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 experience hearing loss.  Oftentimes, loss of hearing causes a great deal of frustration and anxiety for older […]

Helping Seniors Adapt to and Live Independently with Mobility Impairments

Mobility impairments don’t have to bring everything to a halt Upper Body Impairments As your loved one ages, they may begin to feel weak or helpless as they begin to need help with everyday tasks they used to complete independently.  One of the most drastic changes your loved one may experience is a loss of […]

Moving Towards Mobility: Independent Living in the Wake of Mobility Impairments

We’re Here to help with the Lower Body Impairments Loss of Lower Body Function Older adults often struggle with the toll aging takes on their bodies.  As time passes, their muscles weaken, their bones lose density, and their joints break down, causing discomfort and pain as they perform daily tasks.  Many older adults feel the […]

Happy, Healthy Senior Living : Keeping Your Loved One’s Home Disease-Free

We’re here to help keep your parent’s home clean! How to Keep Germs and Disease Out of Your Parent’s Home As your loved one ages, they become more susceptible to disease because their immune system has weakened over time.  Because of this, they are more likely to develop dangerous health complications as the result of […]

COPD and Me: A Guide to Staying Safe while Aging in Place

We’re in this together COPD and caring Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, often referred to as COPD, describes several progressive respiratory diseases (such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis) that target the lungs, making it difficult to breathe.  While COPD presents a unique set of challenges to older adults and their caregivers, it is important to remember […]

Lost Vision, Found Independence: Aging in Place with Visual Impairments

Looking towards a path of success Vision Loss and those you love Vision loss is one of the first signs of aging experienced by older adults – one in three people over the age of 65 experience some form of vision loss in their lifetimes.  Loss of vision is often accompanied by feelings of fear, […]