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7 Life-Changing Mobility Aids for Older Adults — Oct 20, 2017
For many adults, mobility decreases with age and can have negative effects on their health - from a lack of personal freedom, obesity, reduced strength and balance, depre...
8 of the Best Medical Alert Systems for Seniors — Sep 27, 2017
If you have an aging loved one who lives alone, it’s normal to worry from time to time about their safety. For many older adults, a personal emergency response system (PE...
10 Top Arthritis Aids — Jun 30, 2017
Decades of constant joint use and tissue pressure can often result in arthritis. It’s degenerative and persistent, and the pain and inflammation associated with it can ma...
What is a Therapeutic Fib? — Apr 25, 2016
Sometimes referred to as “redirecting,” a therapeutic fib is a technique sometimes used to help communicate with someone who has dementia. Chief Caring Expert Dayna St...
What is the Life Expectancy for Pulmonary Fibrosis? — Nov 17, 2015
Pulmonary fibrosis is a life-threatening disease that causes scar tissue to build up inside the lungs. This can make it difficult to breathe and can contribute to a variety...
Best Senior Living: Caring Stars 2016 — Oct 13, 2015
Today’s senior living communities are a far cry from the simple – or downright drab -- retirement homes of yesteryear. Today’s seniors and their loved ones have come to ...
Senior Care in 2015 — Sep 24, 2015
The results of Caring.com’s annual Usage and Attitudes Survey are in, and they reveal a wealth of information about the people caring for aging loved ones in the U.S. today...
Benchmark Senior Living Staff Training Makes a Difference — Jul 31, 2015
Finding the right senior living community for parents is no easy task. There’s so much to consider, in addition to cost and location. Long after you've read the reviews, ta...
Senior Driving Data 2015 — Jun 16, 2015
While elderly drivers may have a bad reputation on the road, they are not perceived as more dangerous than drunk drivers, teen drivers, and distracted drivers. That said, a...
Most Adult Children Uninformed About Documents for Elderly Parents, 2015 Study — Apr 17, 2015
For many adult children, caring for an aging parent can be a "take it as you go" journey. From March 5-8, 2015, Princeton Survey Research Associates International conducted...