Archive for January, 2014

Kitchen Independence for Seniors

As boomers age into seniors, one of the greatest fears is losing their independence and not being able to remain in their own homes. And whether you’re a senior reading this or a boomer looking out for your parents, here are several ways seniors can make mealtime a non-issue and stay independent.
Electric Can Openers
Gripping a …

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Caring for Family Members with Alzheimer’s

Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s is far from easy, but when you’re the main caregiver, life can feel downright impossible sometimes. Here’s a quick guide on how to alleviate stress in different areas.
Bathing
Prepare. Bathing can be a traumatic time for some people and the more you can do to make your family member feel …

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Maintaining Independent Living

One of the greatest fears faced by seniors is loss of independence. And with the population of Americans aged 65 or older expected to double to 80 million in the next 30 years, the challenge of living independently will increase. But with a couple of tweaks, here’s how to maintain it for as long as …

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