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Preventing Periodontal Disease in Seniors

Preventing Periodontal Disease in Seniors

Without taking these preventative measures, gum disease can become severe and lead to tooth decay and loss, as well as other health conditions.

How to Identify the Signs of a Stroke

How to Identify the Signs of a Stroke

As a caregiver, it’s important to know what a stroke is and how to identify when a person is having one with FAST.

Planning for Retirement as a Family Caregiver

In the News: Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders

Would you spend $30 to save $3,000? How about $3,000 to save $30,000? That is what the Johns Hopkins University program Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) can do for medical cost…

Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Are you worried about getting sick this winter? Here are eleven ways to keep yourself healthy during cold and flu season.

Tax Tips for Caregivers

Tax Tips for Caregivers

Get yourself organized for tax season. Here are some beginning of the year tax tips that can save family caregivers money in the long run.

How to Make Eating and Drinking Easier for Aging Adults

How to Strengthen Bones for Older Adults

Did you know that natural bone loss will begin around the age of 50? This is especially true for women after menopause. Bone loss occurs typically due to a loss of calcium and other minerals. According…

5 Ways to Deal with the Holiday Blues

5 Ways to Deal with the Holiday Blues

The winter holidays are often a time of joy, happiness, generosity, and quality time spent with the ones you love. Although the holidays are a time of merriment, they are also a time for many of…

How to Select the Best Bed Rails for My Aging Parent

Once you’ve decided it’s time to purchase a bed rail, it’s time to do some research to find out the bed rail that will be the best for your loved one.

How to Hire a Nurse for Home Care

How to Hire a Nurse for Home Care

When it is time to consider hiring a nursing provider for a loved one, it helps to be familiar with the differences between a caregiver and a private nurse. Find out more.

Best Gifts for Caregivers

Best Gifts to Help Caregivers Care for Their Loved One

Check out our gift guide that highlights cost-effective products that can help make life a just a little easier for the caregivers in your life.