A pair of seniors in assisted living.

Some Common Misconceptions About Dementia 

As per the World Health Organization, there are more than 50 million people in the world who are suffering from dementia. If your loved one is suffering from dementia, it can be beneficial for you to understand more about the disorder. Not only does it let you plan for the future, but will also let…

A caregiver and senior

What Is Caregiver Burnout? 

You may not think twice about taking the responsibility of caring for a loved one, but you should also understand that it can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being. Caregiver fatigue is for real and can leave you exhausted and unable to do your duties and responsibilities. Let us see what caregiver…

A senior woman painting.

How To Regain Your Confidence As You Age? 

When we advance in years, it is common for us to lose confidence as we experience changes in our bodies and health. In addition, life-altering events like the loss of a loved one, retirement, etc can also make you lose your self-confidence. This can make you more withdrawn and hesitant to learn new skills and…

A couple adjusting to retiring with hobbies

How To Adjust To Retirement? 

Retirement can bring much extra time to your life and many older adults find adjusting to retirement a difficult task. Whether you are already retired or approaching retirement, there are a few things that you can do to make the transition to your retirement life easy and stress-free.    Why Is Adjusting To Retirement Difficult? …

A senior man suffering from loneliness.

Effects Of Loneliness In Seniors

As per the US census bureau, about one-third of all the seniors in the country live by themselves. Isolation is a common and dangerous problem among seniors. Living alone does not certainly lead to loneliness in seniors, but the two go hand in hand. Since March last year, the CDC has urged seniors to stay…

A caregiver managing medication for a senior.

Responsibilities And Duties Of A Senior Caregiver

A senior caregiver can have many duties and cooking, cleaning grocery shopping, and medication management are some of them. The duties and responsibilities can vary with the requirements and health of your senior loved one. Your aging parent may need a caregiver due to memory or mobility problems, injury, chronic conditions, and illnesses that make…

A man in assisted living discussing signs of dementia.

Dementia Symptoms To Track In Seniors

No one else will know your parent’s personalities better than you. Therefore, if you notice any unusual behavior, or have a feeling that something is off, chances are that it is. Aging is a big risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other dementia disorders. As per the experts, the danger of being affected with Alzheimer’s disease…