A mother and daughter share a laugh as they navigate the complexities of families dealing with cancer.

Effective Communication Strategies for Families Dealing With Cancer

Having a conversation with a relative with cancer can leave…
A woman has a meeting with her family members to discuss care issues, one of several important communication essentials for family caregivers.

United in Care: Communication Essentials for Family Caregivers

Caring for an older loved one can strain family dynamics. Siblings…
An older man confidently leans on his cane. He has learned fall prevention strategies to help him overcome his fear of falling.

Fall Prevention Strategies to Overcome the Fear of Falling Among Seniors

As we grow older, it is natural to become more cautious about…
A woman comforts her elderly mother as she contemplates whether it is time for 24-hour dementia care.

Knowing When to Take the Step Toward 24-Hour Dementia Care

Taking good care of a family member with dementia requires…
A female family caregiver creates a schedule and explores other ways to improve her time management in caregiving.

Balancing Act: Strategies for Effective Time Management in Caregiving

How much extra time do you have on your hands? If you are like…
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Understanding How Much Exercise Older Adults Need

The countdown is on to the new year, and this means only one…
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28 Wellness Questions to Ask Seniors Over the Holiday Season

It’s been months since you have had the chance for a nice,…
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Is an Older Adult You Love Overmedicated?

The days of “take two aspirin and call me in the morning”…
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Watch for These Signs That Could Point to Mobility Issues in the Elderly

Benjamin Franklin certainly had it right: An ounce of prevention…

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home

Modifying the home for someone with dementia is as easy as ABC:…
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Is It Possible to Live Alone with Dementia?

There has long been an assumption that when someone received…

The Secret to Healthy Aging

It has taken nearly 80 years and a slew of research studies focused…