What You Should Know About Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. As a family caregiver, it is important to recognize the risks your senior faces and to be prepared for the changes they may undergo as they age. Not only can this help you to better understand your loved one and support them, but it also allows you to create a care approach that helps them stay safe and healthy while coping with the issues they face. Low … [Read more...]

Is Your Aging Adult Looking for a Way to Feel Better Every Day?

As your elderly family member ages, she might start to believe that it's just normal for her to feel tired, blue, or simply blah every day. But there are things she can do to get that spark going again. Ditch the Stress. Stress can affect people so much more deeply than they think. The thing is, stress does the same thing to your elderly family member as well. If she doesn't find ways to … [Read more...]

Effective Solutions for Alzheimer’s Biggest Challenges

When your mom or dad is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, challenges occur with even the simplest tasks. Things you never expected to be challenging present amazing hurdles. Here are some of the challenges you'll face. Haircuts. A haircut can be a traumatic event for someone with Alzheimer's. Fear of a new person blends with fear of the entire process. You might find your mom or dad pushing … [Read more...]

Signs Your Aging Loved One Might be Dealing with Low Vision

Senior Care in Boca Raton FL Vision loss is one of the most common ailments of older age. In fact, the American Foundation for the Blind estimates that 6.5 million people over the age of 65 throughout the United States is dealing with some form of severe visual impairment. The number of elderly adults who are dealing with impairment to their vision is increasing as life expectancy increases, … [Read more...]

Great Apps For Seniors to Use

Senior Care in Boca Raton FL For most seniors, using a tablet is a great way for them to stay connected to the world around them. Finding the right tablet will take a bit of time and research due to the overwhelming selection of options out there. And once the right tablet is chosen, the senior will need to start thinking about the type of apps that they want to use. Regardless of what the … [Read more...]