5 Ways To Help an Aging Parent in Denial About Their Needs

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How to deal with an Aging Parent in Denial About their Care Needs When you begin to look at senior care options for your aging parent, you might meet resistance. While it is a perfectly natural reaction, it can be detrimental when your aging loved one is in denial about their situation. Your job as […]

5 Tips For Decluttering Your Senior Loved One’s Home

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One thing that can cause strife between family caregivers and their aging parents is the issue of cleanliness. For many families, cluttering is an issue that can quickly overwhelm their senior loved one. Having excess clutter around the home can significantly increase a senior’s fall risk. A senior who falls is at great risk for […]

The 5 Best Ways to Maintain a Routine for Seniors with Dementia

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We, as humans, crave routine. Routines allow us to feel comfortable and safe. Having consistency in your day can considerably simplify your life. When you are a person with abnormal cognitive function, such as a person with dementia, the need for consistency is even greater. The same can be said for seniors with dementia. People […]

5 Things We Can Learn From Stephen Hawking About Living with ALS

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Yesterday morning Stephen Hawking, a world-renowned physicist, died at the age of 76 in his Cambridge home. Stephen Hawking is a revolutionary scientist who made many discoveries about the intricacies of black hole mechanics and singularities. In addition to be an incredible scientist he was a sufferer of ALS. He was diagnosed with ALS at […]

5 Safety Tips for Elderly Drivers That Could Save a Life

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Safety for Elderly Drivers It can be extremely difficult to candidly approach the subject of safety with an elderly driver. Being able to drive offers a person independence and mobility, a feeling that many seniors are already losing physically. Because of this, many families turn a blind eye to their loved one’s poor driving habits. […]

5 Tips to Help a Senior with Sundowners Syndrome

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What is Sundowners Syndrome? “Sundowners Syndrome”, “Sundowning”, and other similar terms are used to describe a collection of symptoms tied to the common agitation in people with dementia during the evening or night time hours. Sundowners is described as intense confusion, agitation, or anxiety in elderly people as day transitions into night. It can also […]

5 Ways to Guard Against Flu & Pneumonia in Elderly People

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It is that time of year again in Pittsburgh. When we huddle close together with loved ones and stay indoors to avoid the cold weather. Being in close quarters, however, can hasten the spread of disease. This is especially dangerous for vulnerable populations such as the elderly. One major illness that can be both common […]

5 Amazing Ways to Make Memories with Aging Parents This Christmas

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The holidays are always a great opportunity to capture memories with family members. This can be especially important if you have an aging senior in your family. Making special memories for all generations can really help liven up any celebration. Here are a few ideas to get you and your aging parents started this holiday […]

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