Tag Archives: senior assistance

Chair Exercises for Seniors

by: Kum Martin As one ages, the metabolic rate of the body decreases. So, to keep muscles and joints working, one must follow certain routine exercise schedule. These exercises need not be very difficult involving whole lot of strength and energy. Simple exercises such as hands and leg movement carried out while sitting in chair…
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Does Wii Fit Work for Seniors?

by: John R. Sharpe You may be concerned about how your elderly relatives can keep fit and alert. One aid that is being talked about a great deal is the Nintendo Wii, which although primarily aimed at younger families is proving to be beneficial to more senior members of the family. In particular Wii Fit…
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Maintaining A Sense of Humor About Aging

by: Donal Ardell Aging, usually in the form of references to the foibles of those who display unsettling characteristics of doing so, is a source of daily humor in American life, as it must be elsewhere around the globe, where everyone engages in the practice, sooner or later. I myself have begun to talk about…
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Senior Care for Aging Parents

by: Mark Etinger As our parents get older, many of us will be faced with a difficult dilemma: How do I take care of my elderly parents? Will I be able to take them in or do they need senior care? There are a lot options and many factors that need to be considered. Some…
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When To Consider Elderly Care For Aging Parents Who Live Alone?

Elders need care and love. They need someone to check on them, children to stay over, or go for outings. There can be times when the aged parent is staying alone and requires urgent assistance. If family members are unable to come in quickly, calling up centers for elderly care is handy. One need not…
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Tips For Choosing A Senior Alarm

by: Kevin J Campbell A senior alarm can be a potentially life saving device. It's something you hope you never have to use but is invaluable if you ever need it. Many older adults are at risk of falling. A senior alarm is an excellent product that they can use to protect themselves and ensure…
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Care for Elderly Parents: Where to Find It

by: Leslee Jaquette After surviving a stroke and a two-week hospital stay, Mom needs nursing care while she embarks on a lengthy rehabilitation program. Mom is recovering, but she will never feel safe living alone again in the old home place. Her children and most other grown children, when faced with this sort of crisis,…
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Your Local Department on Aging and Senior Assistance

By Bob Kohut Some people faced with the prospect of seniors within their families who need assistance simply don’t know where to begin looking for help.  The Internet seems like an obvious choice but many websites there for aging and senior assistance help ask for your email address and soon the searcher is bombarded with…
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Elderly Assistance — 10 Tips to Find the Best

by Bob Kohut If you are already looking for elderly assistance for a loved one or soon will be there are many options from which to choose.  Here are 10 tips which can help you find the best elderly assistance; (more…)
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