5 Calming Foods to Help Seniors Overcome Sleep Difficulties

Many seniors complain of difficulty sleeping, listing a variety of reasons, and look for solutions to help them find the restful sleep they seek. As their loved ones, of course, we struggle with them and want so much to find a way to help them overcome their problem. This is not a new problem, of course. … Read more5 Calming Foods to Help Seniors Overcome Sleep Difficulties

Sleep Evading Senior Loved Ones? 10 Sleeping Pill Alternatives

Is your senior senior loved one unsuccessfully chasing sleep? Many seniors have experienced trouble sleeping in their lifetimes and likely more often as they age, when sleep pattern changes are a normal occurrence. Seniors have been shown in studies to not sleep as deeply, to have periods of time when their sleep is disturbed or … Read moreSleep Evading Senior Loved Ones? 10 Sleeping Pill Alternatives

11 Tips to Prevent Norovirus (Stomach Flu) in Seniors – or Treat if Too Late

Stomach flu – really a nasty version officially called Norovirus – is seeing an upsurge in reported cases in many parts of the US. The CDC defines the Norovirus as a strain of virus which affects the gastrointestinal tract of humans. The most common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea — usually with … Read more11 Tips to Prevent Norovirus (Stomach Flu) in Seniors – or Treat if Too Late

Gift of Poetry: Alzheimer’s Patient’s Prayer

Families are coming together to celebrate the holidays. Infants to elderly are gathering to share memories and make new ones. A growing number of families include one or more seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease, cherished loved ones who find it increasingly difficult to recall those life events that are the family’s special memories. If yours is … Read moreGift of Poetry: Alzheimer’s Patient’s Prayer

12 Home Safety Tips for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Who are Aging in Place

Caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease face great challenges everyday. Significant time and attention is focused on activities to keep your senior loved one healthy and happy, with their safety a continuous concern. Home Safety Tips We have some tips that can help you make your senior’s home, or home away from home if they … Read more12 Home Safety Tips for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Who are Aging in Place

Priceless Family Reminiscing with Seniors

Reminiscing is the recollection and retelling of stories from past experiences and events.  For seniors, it is important to recollect these experiences to affirm who they are and what their life has meant, not to mention the benefits gained from recalling pleasant memories. Sharing reminisces provides an opportunity for the senior to be mentally stimulated and pull from … Read morePriceless Family Reminiscing with Seniors

A Common But Dangerous Infection in Seniors

As a family member and/or caregiver, seeing your senior suffer is very hard. Seniors can be affected with a variety of different types of infections ranging from sores that don’t heal to surgical sites that don’t close up as fast as expected and respiratory infections that hit hard and hang on. One of the most … Read moreA Common But Dangerous Infection in Seniors