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Tips for communicating with an aging parent
Resources 4/8/2020 Adult children may be wondering how they should talk with their aging parents about the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips from the Good Samaritan Society’s Chief Medical Officer Greg Johnson, M.D What are the most important things to be communicating to an aging parent at this time? Social distancing is an investment in safety. I admire the grit and fortitude of our residents. Many of them have been through periods in history where they faced serious hardship. This is one…
Why plan ahead for aging care?
Long Term Care refers to a wide-range of medical, personal and social services for individuals who are unable to provide for their own needs for an extended period of time. This need for care from others may be caused by a host of issues; accident, illness, dementia, stroke, depression or aging frailty Long Term Care Planning is the process of planning for one’s wishes as we age. Planning for one’s financial health care, planning who makes decisions for us when we can no…
Tips for Caring for Your Aging Parents
Thank you to Acts Retirement-Life Communities for sponsoring the following post. All opinions are my own. My mom and I are quite close. Not only does she live just blocks away from my family and me, but she also spends a lot of time with my kids and me. No matter how old I get, […]
What is Age-Friendly Health Care?
Older Americans aren't getting the care they need. Here's why that matters.
How to Ensure Your Aging Parent is Safe at Home
An aging parent living at home is a good thing. It creates comfort and a feeling of security. It can keep them healthier, happier and active longer. However, in order for that to happen, they need to be safe in their own homes. That requires conducting an assessment of the home to make sure that it appropriately addresses their physical and cognitive needs. Here are some ways in which you can make sure your senior is safe at home Remove fall hazards: Falls…
Top 7 Essential Spices To Reverse The Aging Process
Top 7 Essential Spices To Reverse The Aging Process
How to have tough talks with aging parents
According to one of the largest in-home senior care companies in the country, adult children would rather talk to their parents about sex than about taking away their car keys. Argie Allen of Drexel University and Amy Goyer of AARP visit the Fourth Hour with advice on how to get through those dicey discussions.
The 10 Dietary Habits of Highly Successful Agers
Everybody knows or has heard of a remarkably long-lived person. Many have lived independently into their hundreds and passed away without experiencing the extreme debility we usually associate with very old age. And although everyone slows down, these exceptional people remain fit and sharp. I describe such individuals as members of the “Mindspan Elite,” people who not only live extremely long lives, but retain high cognitive…
Caregiver Burnout: How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Aging Parents
It may seem unrealistic to suggest that you care for yourself while caring for a senior loved one. However, if you want to remain well and continue your caregiving duties for the long-term, you really have no choice. Continue reading →
New 'Westworld' teaser introduces tech company that promises to solve unsolvable problems
HBO dropped a new Westworld teaser for season three and a total of zero of your favorite stars from the series…
How technology helps seniors 'age in place'
Remote-monitoring devices and sensors designed to serve older adults allow seniors to stay safe in their home while managing chronic diseases in retirement.
How aging Americans are changing the economy
Aging Americans are worth $8 trillion in economic activity but some companies are finding it a challenge to tap into the growing market. Author of "The Longe...
Tips from someone who saved $1 million by age 30
A few years after graduating from college, Grant Sabatier was unemployed, broke and living with his parents. Hungry for a burrito one afternoon, he
Edge of Aging: What if we could better inform patients about hospice?
Cooper and Nicole have a thorough discussion about hospice and home health with Stan Massey, Partner and Lead Consultant with Transcend Strategy Group.
How to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Aging Parent or Spouse
Being the caregiver for an elderly parent or spouse is often a rewarding experience—but it can also be overwhelming. This video provides easy-to-follow tips ...
10 Things You Should Know About Age Discrimination
Age discrimination can be an obstacle to getting hired or getting ahead. Learn when you're most likely to experience it and what you can do about it.
Here's What Your Aging Parents Say They Want You to Do for Them
What is the Age of Cats in Human Years?
Have you ever gazed lovingly at your cat and wondered, "How old are you?" No? Well maybe you will after reading this post! A popular misconception is that a cat year is equal to seven human years. In fact, feline aging is more rapid in the first two years of life. A cat will reach...
How to Fly with a Child at Any Age
By The Goddard School • February 21st, 2019 Booking your tickets is the easy part. When it comes to flying with an infant or toddler (or, really, any child), stress levels start to rise when you consider the packing, the boarding process, the duration of the trip and how the heck you’ll prevent your next of kin from melting down. We rounded up the best tricks for keeping your cool when you’re up in the air Twenty20 If You’re Flying With an Infant…