Help a Loved One With a Chronic Condition By Utilizing These Strategies

Written by: June Duncan Photo via Pexels Helping a loved one manage a chronic condition is a wonderful way to show them you care, and it can relieve stress for them that could otherwise cause mental and physical distress. That’s why it’s so important to find unique, thoughtful ways to help... Read More

Seniors: Take Charge of Your Healthy By Being Your Own Advocate

By: June Duncan There was a time when your family physician managed almost everything about your health, from tests to medication. You could afford to be passive and just follow orders, as it were, and know you’d be taken care of.  Times have changed, though. The US healthcare system is... Read More

How to Memorialize Your Deceased Loved One

There's no grief greater than the grief felt when losing a family member. On top of that, you also have to worry about going through their assets and will, cleaning out their living space, and sharing the news with the rest of the family. Although there's no easy way to... Read More

When Should You Move Closer to an Aging Loved One?

Image via Unsplash By: Hazel Bridges For years, you've watched your mother and father enjoy their retirement, but lately, it seems they may need help. You want your parents to enjoy their independence, but you also recognize that needing help during the golden years is a fact of life. When should... Read More

4 Budget-Friendly Self-Care Strategies for Caregiver Health and Well-Being

By: June Duncan Photo by Unsplash Being a caregiver is one of the most rewarding — and demanding — responsibilities out there. Caregiver burnout is one of the highest, most common kinds of burnout there is. Finding a balance between being a caregiver and self-care can almost feel impossible. But that doesn’t have... Read More

5 Things You Should Do for Excellent Health in Your Senior Years

By: June Duncan Living well is a challenge at many stages in life, and your senior years are no different. And while things are no doubt changing as you get older, there are steps you can take toward optimal health. Here are five things you should do for excellent health... Read More

The Best Tips for Homeowners Moving to Assisted Living

Moving is always a stressful event, but for seniors heading into assisted living, at the top of their stressors is often a particular dilemma: What should be done with the home they’re leaving behind? Rent, sell, or give it away? Read on as we hit the highlights of each option. Enjoy Ongoing... Read More

Recovering from Grief: Tips for Overcoming Insomnia

Bereavement is a complex emotional condition, creating symptoms that can manifest themselves unexpectedly and in disruptive ways. Grief can make it difficult to concentrate, causing you to feel lost or as though you were in a fog. Grieving itself is a natural healing process, but it can lead to serious... Read More

Does Your Loved One Need Live-In Help?

Caring for an aging loved one can be challenging in many ways. As you balance the needs of a senior whose health is declining, your own work and home life can become difficult to maintain. With juggling your obligations, there may come a time when you consider hiring assistance for... Read More