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
Has your mother fallen recently? She's not alone! One out of four adults 65 and over experiences a fall each year. That makes falls the leading cause of injury for older adults.