Gift Guide for Seniors Aging at Home

The holidays are approaching, and its time to start making your list and checking it twice. Unsure about what to get an aging parent or grandparent? Use our holiday gift guide to get ideas for presents that your parents will be sure to enjoy on a regular basis.

By |2017-05-22T15:54:59-05:00November 26th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

Cold Weather Care: Tips to Help Your Aging Parent Stay Safe in Winter

As the temperature drops and the dreaded phrase “polar vortex” once again becomes a staple in our vocabulary, people everywhere are preparing for the incoming cold weather. But what does these mean for elderly people aging at home? In winter, older adults have a harder time producing body heat than younger people do, making it [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:56:21-05:00November 17th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

How to Help Veterans Aging at Home

On Veterans Day, we take the time to thank our veterans for their service to our country. Although Veterans Day is a designated time to honor our veterans, its important to remember our veterans year-round and help them as much as possible. Veterans often face many obstacles once back from service, such as Post Traumatic [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:57:29-05:00November 11th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

Staying Active While Aging at Home

As you age at home, it becomes incredibly important to stay active. It can be easy to be sedentary when youre aging at home, but staying active has many crucial health benefits that will help you age comfortably and healthfully. Mentally, staying active will help you sleep better and reduces symptoms of depression by boosting your [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:58:53-05:00November 5th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

How to Choose a Hospice Provider for Aging at Home

As the American population becomes older, more people than ever are choosing to age at home. However, it sometimes becomes difficult for older adults to maintain independence and take care of themselves, especially if the adult is sick or has a disability. In cases like these, hiring a hospice provider might be an option. A hospice provider is [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:24:13-05:00October 13th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

Age at Home with the Help of These Illinois Charities

Although most Americans prefer to age in place, its not always easy. Seniors may have a hard time cooking for themselves, arranging transportation for errands and social activities, and completing household chores. However, some generous charities make it easier for seniors to age at home. Meals on Wheels One in six Americans over the age [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:23:24-05:00October 13th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

Work-Life Balance: How to Care for Your Parents and Yourself

When people talk about balancing working and parents, they typically mean being working parents and balancing their home life with their family life. However, as American continues to age, the phrase “working parents” can also be twisted to apply to balancing a full-time job and caring for your aging parents at home. Although juggling the [...]

By |2014-09-15T09:00:05-05:00September 15th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments

How to Help Your Aging Parent Recover from Surgery

In the event that your aging parent has to undergo surgery, planning for recovery will help you feel in control and help your parent transition smoothly from the hospital to being back at home. After following a pre-surgery checklist, help your parent recover from surgery by following these tips: Ask your parent’s doctor questions about [...]

By |2014-09-08T09:00:01-05:00September 8th, 2014|Aging at Home|0 Comments
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