Everyone can benefit from traveling, especially independent living seniors. There are a variety of mental health benefits that arise from traveling - seeing new sights and escaping from the routine of everyday life.
As seasons are finally changing, it is the perfect time to help mom and dad clean out the garage or do some yard work before winter takes over. Now is as good a time as any to help your parents with seasonal maintenance. If your elderly parents are not utilizing any senior living services, this will put more pressure on you to help maintain your parent’s household.
It is that time of year again, where Apple is launching the latest smartphone. Naturally, your 15-year-old has been asking you non-stop about purchasing the newest gadget for them. But, you are a little awe-struck when your senior mother is wanting the same phone! Seniors have been adapting to the change in technology and closing the learning curve. The internet and other modern devices can be very beneficial for information and socialization, but it is not risk-free. It is up to you to educate your older loved ones on safety tips in technology for seniors!
Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.
While the winter weather in Georgia may not be as intense as the snow and cold our Northern friends are experiencing, that we take the necessary precautions for our older loved ones. December 22nd, 2015 kicked off the first official day of winter, so it’s safe to say this very chilly weather is well underway.
These 6 bathroom safety tips for the elderly were compiled so anyone can make the needed adjustments to ensure the bathroom stays the refuge it was meant to be. Overall well-being is a concern for everyone but is especially important as we age. Below are insights to help make the adjustments easier to manage: