Tammy Worth, Caring.com Health Writer



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6 Fun Activities to Help Seniors with Parkinson's Stay Healthy — Sep 11, 2017
About one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, a condition that affects the brain’s nerve cells and affects movement and coordination. There is no cure for Pa...
10 Unique Birthday Gift Ideas for Women Over 65 — Aug 01, 2017
Giving birthday presents year after year doesn’t mean it’s easy to find the right token to present to the women in your life. And for older women, finding the right gift ma...
8 Artistic Activities for Seniors — Jul 05, 2017
Undertaking an art project with a senior loved one gives you both an opportunity to spend time together at home and in the community. And if your loved one finds it in...
15 Fun and Unexpected Summertime Activities for Seniors — Jun 16, 2017
Are you hoping to spend time with your elderly loved one this summer but aren’t sure what to do together? Good news -- there are endless options to keep you both entertai...
2017 Father's Day Gift Guide for Seniors — May 31, 2017
Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to show appreciation for the dad, grandparent, husband or other special man in your life. And to solve the annual dil...
2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide for Seniors — Apr 27, 2017
No matter how old you are, Mother’s Day is always a good time to recognize the woman who gave you life. If your mother is elderly, it can be tricky to know just what gift...
Medicare Coverage of Assisted Living — Mar 31, 2017
When Diane Daniels meets with clients to discuss options for assisted living, she says they typically assume Medicare is going to cover the costs. It never gets easier...
How Much Should You Pay a Live-in Caregiver? Live-In Caregiver Costs — Feb 10, 2017
When your aging loved one can no longer stay safely in his or her home alone, that means it’s time to make some big decisions about senior care. Your loved one’s needs, d...
8 Seniors Who Made a Difference in 2016 — Dec 16, 2016
As the year draws to a close, we want to salute unsung heroes who have donated time and energy to help their community. We were inspired by the stories of these eight sen...