Congestive heart failure

What Is Congestive Heart Failure?

Congestive heart failure Our hearts are one of the most essential parts of our body. Without a well-functioning heart it becomes basically impossible for the body to get its necessary nutrients. The heart’s main function is to pump and distribute blood throughout our bodies. Congestive heart failure does not mean that the heart has ceased to function entirely. Rather it means that there Read more →

Elderly Driving Statistics

Elderly Driving Statistics: How to Stay Safe on The Road

elderly driversMany of us take being able to drive for granted. Once we grow out of the early stages of first getting behind the wheel, driving becomes second nature. However, as we age and begin to lose dexterity, driving can quickly become dangerous. According to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 33 million … Read more →


Recovering at Home After a Major Surgery: Six Tips to Make it Easier

Having to undergo surgery of any kind might seem like a daunting experience. If you have never gone through a major medical procedure before, you may feel as though you don’t have much control over your recovery process. However, there are many simple ways to care for yourself and manage your own personal path the healing. Below we have outlined Read more →

Elderly parent refusing help

Is Your Elderly Parent Reluctant to Accept Help?

Easing the Tough Conversation with Your Parent

Aging is not an easy process for anyone. It can be particularly difficult as a child to see your parent grow old and begin to lose their strength. As you watch this process from the outside, it may seem obvious that your parent is in need of extra care. But, when introducing the Read more →

home safety

Creating a Safer Home Environment for Seniors

home safetyBelieve it or not, your home is a lot more dangerous than you think. There are many obstacles inside of your home including things like loose cords, bulky furniture and carpeting, dim lighting, and slippery floors that compromise home safety. While this may not always be the , if neglected, your home can pose a serious threat to your health.… Read more →