Incontinence isn’t the easiest topic to discuss; but when ignored, incontinence can cause bigger problems – depression, social isolation, infection. With proper assessment and guidance, aging adults can greatly improve their quality of life by selecting the right incontinence product to meet individual incontinence challenges. Consider These Factors When Selecting the Right Incontinence Product by … Continue reading Choosing the Best Incontinence Product
According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, an estimated 7 to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder for which there is no cure. For people living with Parkinson’s, falls are a frequent and hazardous complication because of the symptoms related to Parkinson’s – muscular stiffness, freezing, shuffling … Continue reading Reduce Falls for People with Parkinson’s
Do you want to grow old in your home or age in place as it is now commonly referred? This free eBook was written to help you and your family plan for the care you may need to successfully age in place. Download your copy today and start a conversation with an Aging Life Care … Continue reading Are You Prepared to Age in Place?
In this free eBook from the Aging Life Care Association™, you will learn how you can plan for and get the care you need at home. Planning for the Care You Need at Home also shows you how to work with your family to ensure your choices and wishes are supported. Planning for the Care … Continue reading Aging In Place? How to Plan for the Care You Need at Home
With winter bearing down on much of the country, severe weather — snow, freezing temperatures, ice, or heavy rains — greatly impacts the safety and well-being of the elderly. Here are some tips from the experts in aging well, Aging Life Care Association™ to help aging adults get ready for winter weather. Before a Storm Stay … Continue reading Top Tips to Help Aging Adults Get Ready for Winter Storms
Worried about the well-being of your aging neighbor? It doesn’t matter whether you live in a city condominium or in a planned suburban neighborhood, if you have concerns about the safety or health of an aging neighbor an Aging Life Care Professional™ can help. While this article takes a look at dealing with aging residents … Continue reading Who Can Help My Aging Neighbor?
Multiple doctors, multiple medications, multiple pharmacies…all a common reality for many aging adults. But when medications are not managed properly, they can cause more damage than good. Here are some top tips for medication management for seniors from an Aging Life Care Professional™. Proper Medication Management Can Reduce Problems that Plague Seniors by Bunni Dybnis, … Continue reading Top Tips for Medication Management for Seniors
Latest Issue of the Journal of Aging Life Care™ Looks at Resilience in the Elderly and its Role in Successful Aging. In this issue are 12 articles that put meat on the term “successful aging” and provide direction for Aging Life Care Professionals™ / care managers. by Jennifer E. Voorlas MSG, CMC – Aging … Continue reading Resilience & Successful Aging: A Look at the New Journal of Aging Life Care™
Hiring in-home care providers — on your own or through an agency — is not a decision to be taken lightly. Understanding the financial and legal responsibilities of hiring a household employee is critical. Take a look at these important considerations and case studies before making any hiring decisions. What You Need to Know Before Hiring … Continue reading Hiring In-Home Caregivers
Holidays are occasions that many of us spend with family, whether we live down the block or across the country. For those with aging parents or loved ones, these visits are an important time to take stock amidst the hustle and bustle, and to make plans. By Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW – Aging Life Care … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Making the Most of Visits to Aging Parents