Aids to Independence

There are dozens of ways to counter the effects of ageing and lost mobility, without being forced to rely upon other people throughout the day. From stair lifts and walk-in baths, to safety kettles and easy-grip kitchen utensils, there is a vast array of equipment to...
Top Tips for a Brain Healthy Life

Top Tips for a Brain Healthy Life

Since 2009, former California First Lady Maria Shriver has been an Alzheimer’s research activist, especially as the disease relates to women. To bring awareness to this disease that seems to affect women more than men, Shriver founded the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement™...
Crucial Skills Family Caregivers Should Possess

Crucial Skills Family Caregivers Should Possess

Family members are sometimes tasked with caregiving duties with no training at all regarding how to provide care for a senior loved one. While it is possible to be an excellent caregiver without formal training, it’s good to have a few special skills. Here are some...
8 Fall-Related Injuries for Older Adults

8 Fall-Related Injuries for Older Adults

Falls are among the leading causes of injuries in seniors, and they can leave older adults with lasting damage. In the long run, the damage caused by fall-related injuries can lead to mobility issues, cognitive decline, and other health concerns. Here are 8 common...
5 Ways Older Adults Can Boost Their Mobility

5 Ways Older Adults Can Boost Their Mobility

As seniors grow older, limited mobility could prevent them from carrying out everyday activities such as cleaning the home, going for a walk, or heading to the store. Certain mobility issues can also increase the risk of falling over and becoming seriously injured. If...