Top 10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

Making New Year’s resolutions to eat better, exercise, watch your weight, see your healthcare provider regularly, or quit smoking once and for all, can help you get healthier and feel better for many more years to come. The American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation recommends t... Read More
Top 10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

7 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout That Really Work

Caring for a loved one can be rewarding but stressful Caring for a sick or dying loved one can certainly be rewarding, but it can also be stressful. Indeed, nearly half of all family caregivers say they are “somewhat stressed,” and more than a third are “highly stressed,” according to the... Read More
7 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout That Really Work

A Caregiver’s Guide to Creating a Respite Care Plan

Getting help from family and friends Taking care of an aging or ill family member can be enormously rewarding and, at the same time, exhausting and emotionally draining. As a caregiver, you feed and read, clean up, make meals, change sheets, and offer comfort and good cheer. You manage your own lif... Read More
A Caregiver’s Guide to Creating a Respite Care Plan

What Nursing Home ‘Memory Care’ Means

"Memory care" has a gentle ring to it, a sense of precious keepsakes highly valued and lovingly tended. In the realm of long-term care, memory care refers to specialized settings offering stepped-up services for people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. Demand is rising for this type of ca... Read More
What Nursing Home ‘Memory Care’ Means