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What Are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Learn about the seven stages of Alzheimer's disease from the beginning of the illness through its end.
How Does Pet Therapy Benefit People With Dementia?
Wondering about pet therapy and if it really helps people who have dementia? Learn more about the researched benefits of animal-assisted therapy.
How Pets Help Senior Citizens
"Nick has brought a lot of love into my life," says Mary Miller, a retired schoolteacher from Phoenix, Ariz. "Even if I'm having a really bad day, I always feel better after a few minutes of snuggling on the sofa with Nick." Mary's husband, Ed, isn't a bit jealous. Rather, he agrees with her assessment. …
Top Five Nutritional Foods for Senior Citizens
When it comes to providing senior citizens with the best care and assistance, we are always looking for ways to improve. By connecting home care agencies with the highest-quality health care professionals, we are ensuring that seniors’ needs are truly being met. One topic that often arises when it comes to live-in, part-time, and full-time care, is the issue of nutritional needs. What types of food are best suited for the elderly? What can they eat to help ensure their health and longevity?
Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Stress: 4 Tips
Holiday stress affects seniors in many ways. From grieving a late spouse to anxiety over dietary restrictions, seniors may need your help to enjoy their holidays.
How to improve driving safety for older adults
Some physical and mental changes that occur with age can affect a person's ability to drive. These include slower reaction times, night blindness, and pain and stiffness.
What Your Veterinarian Wishes You'd Stop Feeding Your Pets
Peanut butter, for one.
Elder care on-demand: why tech is setting its sights on your parents
Conventional wisdom says apps aren’t for old people. But that may change as tech startups take on a sizable need: caring for elderly relatives
5 Tips for Family Caregivers
I recently spent a weekend with eight of my college roommates for our annual get-together. Through the years we’ve always shared our life events, so it came as no surprise that our conversation turned to the topic of family caregiving. Like millions of fiftysomething women in the U.S. today, my former roomies are struggling to navigate the health care system on behalf of their parents – who now turn to them for help. “Information is power,” I told them. “So let …