Being active and staying fit with chronic conditions

If it’s been a long while since your senior got up from their favorite TV-watching perch to exercise, then we have some tips for you. No excuses accepted, even if they grapple with chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis or high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Step one is easy: confer with Read More

Elderly Self-Neglect

Self-neglect is a  growing problem among seniors Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according to a new survey of eldercare experts. The survey which was conducted by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) finds that self-neglect among seniors is the most common form of elderly abuse/neglect Read More

Some People With Alzheimer’s Will Wander

You can’t know when it will happen, however, it is common for a person with dementia to wander and become lost; many do repeatedly. According to Medic Alert (live 24-hour emergency response service), over 60% of those with dementia will wander at some point during the course of the disease. Wandering can be dangerous – Read More