Tag Archives: senior help

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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The Senior Life – Keeping Your Elderly Friends Motivated!

by: Charles Tetsal Motivation is very important in everyone's lives and as kids and younger adults we have lots of things that help keep us motivated. Children play all day and go to school and as adults we work, take care of the kids and the house and many other activities. But eventually we start…
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Senior Care Plans

by: Julie Northcutt Seniors who choose to hire a private senior care agency or caregiver to provide for their care services can benefit from a professional plan of care.  A senior care plan will guide the caregiver to maintain a consistent routine and include all the necessary activities for healthy aging. (more…)
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How To Help Your Aging Parents Deal With Getting Older

by: Mark Etinger "I find it a lousy deal. There's no advantage in getting older. I'm 74 now. You don't get smarter, you don't get wiser, you don't get more mellow, you don't get more kindly. Nothing good happens. Your back hurts more. You get more indigestion. Your eyesight isn't as good. You need a…
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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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What Makes Someone a Senior Citizen?

by: Lynn Dorman, Ph.D. Good question! Developmental Psychologists have long used either ages or stages to define segments of the population. Many developmental textbooks are divided into chapters based on one or the other of these definitions. (more…)
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Moving Mom Or Dad – Senior Care Options

by: Tuesday Wilson As an empowered generation, the baby boomers are known for having enjoyed the 1960's to their fullest extent and are often defined as trail-blazers of radical social change around the world. As the Baby Boomers age however, they are finding themselves faced with an entirely new struggle. As medical care has improved…
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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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Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

by: Jeremy Mervin If you have an elderly family member living with you, it is most important that you keep the house safe. The requirements are not very similar to what you will watch for when dealing with a baby, so do not apply the same rules here. Elderly people have many other problems which…
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Alzheimer's – How to Avoid It

by: Kathryn D Alexander Having a parent with Alzheimer's, I have been researching as much information as possible on this subject matter. What puzzles me the most about this disease is why some elderly people get it and why some don't? It can be linked to genetics but that doesn't always hold true. My Mom…
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