Most hazards around the home are obvious once you are made aware of them. But they are easily overlooked in the course of day-to-day living. Don't let your loved one get injured because of a siRead More
If your loved one is slated for joint surgery, don't underestimate the impact. Expect that he or she will have reduced energy and greater needs. Limited mobility will create surprising challengRead More
Each of us has strengths . . . and, well, areas that could use improvement. As a family caregiver, you may often feel inadequate. Or guilty. Or think that you aren't doing enough. Such negativeRead More
Alcohol use is on the rise among older adults. And it's not easy to spot. Many of the signs resemble common problems of aging. And who wants to think that when Mom stumbles, for instance, it miRead More
If remaining independent is a goal for your older relative, bringing some balance to his or her life is essential—balance exercise, that is.
All it takes is short but consistent focusRead More