Healthy Aging Topics
Could your partner’s happiness really be more important than your own in affecting your health? Here’s what the research says.
Animals can be a barrier against loneliness for older adults. If a move to assisted living requires someone you love to leave behind a pet, here’s how to help.
Using social media like Facebook and Twitter can help seniors counteract the depression risk that comes with pain from chronic conditions or other ailments.
Many Americans are caring for several people at a time — sometimes both of their aging and ailing parents, children, and even spouses with chronic conditions. How do you do it all without completely burning out?
Who better to tell you how to choose a nursing home than someone who works in a nursing home? This licensed nursing home administrator provides her tips on what you want to nursing home to have, or what’s a clear red flag.
Care partner implies that the person who is living with the disease and the person providing care are equal and that is as it should be. But this isn’t always the case, so when are you a caregiver, and when are you a care partner?
Dr. Gail Gross, Ph.D., doctor of education and nationally recognized family, child development, and human behavior expert, author, and educator talks about how to deal with the grief and massive life changes after losing a parent.
Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.
It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”
Do you have a relative who has moved into a nursing home recently? Here’s what to consider before the children visit.