1. The Benefits of Mindfulness for Seniors

    Mindfulness has long been known to have a positive impact on those who practice it. Many people associate mindfulness with Buddhism because the concept draws a lot from the religion, but people of all belief systems use mindfulness to live happier, less anxious lives. Mindfulness is not just about meditation; it’s about being present in every moment of your life. However, meditation facilitates …Read More

  2. 5 Healthy Activities To Do With Your Aging Parent

    As your parent ages, you are likely becoming more and more concerned with their health. During this time of life, our bodies and minds go through many changes, and while not all of them are welcome, they don’t mean that your parent’s health has to decline. Seniors can stay healthy both mentally and physically by staying active. If you need some activities for your senior parent to help keep th…Read More

  3. Alzheimer’s Disease: How to Prevent Wandering

    It is very common for seniors to suffer from dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, with roughly 5.3 million people over 65 affected by it. Alzheimer’s impacts memory and other cognitive abilities, with symptoms that worsen to the point that many people completely forget their loved ones. As can be expected, Alzheimer’s can be quite distressing to both those who s…Read More

  4. Your Senior Parent Needs Independence

    One of the strangest parts of your parents getting older is the element of role reversal. When you were young, they took care of you, making sure that you were fed, clothed, and safe. Now that your parent is no longer able to take care of themselves, you must now step up. For many adult children, this can be overwhelming, but it is also rewarding. However, just because you are caring for them, doe…Read More

  5. Why Socialization is Crucial for Older Adults

    When we're younger, we have friends to surround us. Whether they're friends from college, work, or hobbies, they're around for talking, going to parties, and all those events that make life special. However, once we get older, we start to lose our friends. The loss of dear friends and acquaintances is an invisible, painful struggle for many older adults. While family can fill many holes, grief and…Read More

  6. 4 Ways To Prevent Falling at Home

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every three seniors will end up falling at home this year; and, out of those who do fall, only half will talk to their physician about it. Falls are the number one reason seniors end up with cuts, fractures, brain and other serious head injuries that can end up being fatal. Even when a fall isn’t serious, it can still be fri…Read More

  7. Home Health Care After Heart Attacks

    Rushing to the hospital was not part of your daily plan. But, when you get a phone call that your parent or family member has had a heart attack, the only thing you can focus on is getting to their side as soon as possible. When your loved one experiences such a serious event it can be due to a variety of different instances. Additionally, heart attacks cause the body to go through much turmoil an…Read More

  8. 5 Signs Your Parent Will Benefit from Home Health Care

    We never would like to admit when we need help; if your parent needs help, the chances are that you don’t want to admit that either. But the fact of the matter is, the older individuals get, the more likely they will need assistance. Loss of independence is a major factor in needing home health care, but how do you really know if it’s time? Most often, family members will have to use their kno…Read More

  9. Are private home care workers independent contractors?

    When you are in need of private home care services in our local town of Naples, you may start to ask yourself questions, such as, “Are private home care workers independent contractors?” When searching for a business for all of your private home care service needs, we’re sure this question will cross, or has already crossed, your mind. So, what’s the difference? When is a private home care…Read More

  10. Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Continued…

    The tragic and heartbreaking disease we commonly know as Alzheimer's directly affects the memory of yourself, or a loved one in a little as just a few, short years. And, although Alzheimer’s affects each individual different than the last or the next, the disease generally shows the same warning signs and medical professionals highly recommend you seek out help from an appropriate specialist to …Read More