Resources for Caregivers

Supporting a Loved One at the Doctor

Before the appointment: Ask your loved one for permission if they would be comfortable with you going to the doctor with them. Help prepare a list of questions or concerns to ask the doctor. List any recent changes in your health to give the doctor an updated health...

Falling and Injury Prevention

Aging presents many different issues and risks. Growing older makes a person more susceptible to falling due to weakness of muscles and an increase in frailness of bones. Signs of an increased fall risk include: Having difficulty getting up from a chair or couch Using...

Holiday Activities for Seniors

The holidays can be a fun time of year for everyone. Seniors can participate in many activities in their local communities and even in the comfort of their home. Here are a few holiday ideas to participate in the community: Go and see the city or town’s Christmas tree...

Signs of a Stroke

As you age, the likelihood of having a stroke increases. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of a stroke, especially as you or your loved ones age. Timing matters when a stroke happens and can increase your chances of survival when caught early. When in...

Depression in Older Adults

By Ashlyn Byrd Older adults in America have an increased risk of developing depression, but it an important fact that depression has nothing to do with the normal aging process. Older adults who are likely to develop depression usually have one or more chronic...