Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's may be difficult to recognize but when you do see what's happening to your loved one, there are ways to help.
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.
6 in 10 people would rather die than go to a nursing home, survey says
This conversation may be awkward, yet it can save you and your family members a lot of pain.
Top four health concerns for seniors and how to prevent them
By Steve Guntli According to WebMD, the most-visited medical reference site on the Internet, the following afflictions are some of the most common concerns for senior citizens as they grow older. Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier and happier life. Obesity According to the Centers for Disease…
Dementia CAREGiver of the Month
Want to learn more about what makes Home Instead CAREGivers so special? Here are some stories about our wonderful CAREGivers.
10 Diabetes Superfoods Seniors Can Say “Yes!” To
Seniors who receive a diagnosis of diabetes may feel they have to give up all the foods they love. That’s not entirely true. Sure, they may have to say no to ice cream and white bread, but you can …
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
10 Things That Senior Citizens Never Want You Say To Them
How do we even define a senior citizen? Legally, a person becomes one when they turn 65. That’s when they can start using all of those senior discounts. But not everyone feels like a senior citizen when they turn that arbitrary age. Some folks who have reached 65 might not even want to be called a “senior.”...
Why Aging at Home Is Getting Easier for Some Families
A new report says that most Medicaid spending for caregiving is now on home and community care rather than nursing homes. That's a welcome change for many.
Gardening Therapy Tips for People with Alzheimer's
Gardening is a great way to be active. Learn how to create a garden with your loved one using these gardening therapy tips for people with Alzheimer's.