Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mobility Aids for Seniors (Part 1)

Reduced mobility is something that most of us have not even thought about, but it is something that many people all over the world struggle with every day. For seniors and disabled adults, walking even short distances can be dreadful, … Continue reading

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Caring For Complaining or Bossy Family Member

It may be hard to care for an elderly family member to begin with, but it becomes much more difficult if they complain constantly or are bossy. It can be highly frustrating anytime your loved one ridicule you but especially … Continue reading

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Helping Grandchildren Understand Alzheimer

When an elderly family member develops Alzheimer’s disease, it can affect everyone in the family, including the grandchildren. If they are young, it may be difficult for them to understand what is wrong with their grandparent and they may be … Continue reading

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Gifts for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

It is hard to shop for anyone on the holidays, not knowing what they like or need. However, shopping for a gift for a senior citizen with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is a whole different challenge. You may not know … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Aromatherapy for Seniors

Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that involves essential oils and other aromatic plant properties. They are used for improving a person’s mood or health.  Aromatherapy can help seniors with a vast number of illnesses and discomforts, such as … Continue reading

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Seniors and Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary tract infections, known by the abbreviation UTI, are not just a nuisance; they can also be very dangerous to your health. A urinary tract infection is caused by the bacteria Escherichia coli, that enters through the urethra of the … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Eating after Heart Attack or Stroke

Many seniors or people in general who have had a heart attack or stroke go back to the same eating habits after they get out of the hospital. They do not believe that they are at risk for having another … Continue reading

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How to manage Pain Naturally in Older Adults

Many seniors experience terrible pain due to a vast variety of health problems; like shingles arthritis, fractures, and poor circulation. Many of those who suffer do not want to take their medication, do not have adequate insurance or money for … Continue reading

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a frustrating and extremely common disorder that affects the large intestine or colon. Fortunately, not like more-serious intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, this syndrome does not cause changes in bowel tissue or … Continue reading

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