Monthly Archives: April 2013

Types of Grief Personalities

Death and loss are natural parts of life, but that does not make them any easier for people to deal with when they occur. Everyone has their own way of grieving but there are often categories that people fall into … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning To-Do List for Seniors

Many people look forward to the return of spring and use the new warm weather to their advantage and start cleaning and airing out their homes. Spring is the perfect time for cleaning because people can open up the windows … Continue reading

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How to Convince a Reluctant Elderly Relative to Visit a Doctor

Sometimes it can be hard to convince elderly relatives to go to the doctor, especially if they do not think there is any cause for concern or they have a fear of the doctor for any reason. Family members who … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Help Elderly Loved Ones Fight Depression

Depression can affect people of all ages, but it is often very common in seniors for a variety of reasons. Many seniors have a hard time dealing with depression; some of them do not consider depression an illness and some … Continue reading

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Doll Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects many senior citizens and can be hard for both the patient and their caregiver to deal with, especially as the disease progresses. Researchers have found a new type of therapy called doll therapy that can be very … Continue reading

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Bone Diseases in the Elderly

Bone diseases in the elderly can be very serious and can cause pain, fractures or even bone cancer in patients. As we age, our bone density decreases which can cause bone disease or fractures to occur. Osteoporosis and Paget’s disease … Continue reading

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Kitchen Safety Tips For Seniors

Kitchen safety is important at any age, but it can be a serious problem for the elderly. The kitchen is said to be one of the most dangerous areas in the home, especially for seniors. Many seniors are harmed by … Continue reading

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Common Skin Problems in the Elderly

Skin problems can be common for people of all ages, but they are often more common in the elderly. Some of these common skin problems are just a part of aging, but many of them can be treated or prevented. … Continue reading

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Common Seniors Sleeping Disorders

Many senior citizens experience changes in their health which cause them to suffer from sleep disorders that can make it hard for them to fall asleep or stay asleep. Sleep disorders can affect your health in other areas as well, … Continue reading

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