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Opioids: Surprising Addiction in the Elderly

Is it possible you may have a preconceived notion of certain stereotypical groups of people? For example, what comes to mind when you hear the words “drug addict”? Do you think about the various forms of addiction in the elderly or do you think of a young adult unable to get through everyday life […]

April 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Get some rest! – Help Awaits Those Suffering from Sundowning – Dementia

Oftentimes at the end of a day caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, instead of the stress winding down, it can ramp up. As the sun goes down, many persons with Alzheimer’s experience agitation, fearfulness and restlessness. This condition, called sundowning, can be stressful for both the caregiver and the person with Alzheimer’s. […]

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Being a Caregiver Is No Joke. Reduce Stress with These Life Hacks.

“If only there were a few more hours in the day!” If you are in the “sandwich generation,” most likely you can relate to this sentiment, as you are constantly juggling the needs of your children and the needs of your aging parents. The following tips, however, may help to shave just a few […]

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Concerned About Senior Nutrition? Learn How to Overcome Nutritional Challenges.

With the all the hustle and bustle of our lives, how many times do we grab a quick cup of coffee and a donut on our hurried way to work, stopping for junk food on the way home to avoid the need to cook? Younger adults with a high metabolism, optimal muscle strength, and […]

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Caring for Parents at Home? These Tips Can Make Life So Much Easier!

Now that Mom has sold her car, is no longer driving and it is harder for her to get around on her own, it has been decided that you and your siblings will divide up her care needs. One of you needs to take her to the doctor’s office, beauty shop and grocery store. […]

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments