How Do I Maintain Good Oral Health in My Senior Years?

Your teeth can last a lifetime with proper home care and regular dental checkups. No matter what your age, you can keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily...

For almost half of their 54 years of marriage, Paul and Juanita Gagne have battled against his heart disease.

Twenty-five years ago, Paul Gagne, 77, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a disease that weakens the heart muscle. Last year, he received a type of mechani...

Caregiving from afar is no easy task. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind while contemplating caring for your parent from a distance.

Create a Contact List
Assemble address and phone numbers of friends, neighbors, doctors, faith leaders and others in regular cont...

For women, turning 50 is a milestone. Society tells you it's a crossroads. Your body underscores the point. Every woman over 50 feels it.

"The kids are going to college, parents are aging. There may be marriage problems, job challenges. It's definitely a stressful time,...

As the desire for seniors to age in place increases, it is important to learn and understand the ways that can keep them safe and healthy at home.  It may seem fundamental, especially if they have been living in their own home for many years.  However, there are certai...

For millions of families around the world, aging with dignity is synonymous with staying in the home or community that has become a part of you. That’s why this post’s subject focuses on when “Is it time for Home Health Care” and the special thoughts that go into assis...

Caring for loved ones pressures even the most resistant people. If you are a caregiver, take steps to preserve your own health and well-being.

As the population ages, more caregiving is being provided by people who aren't health care professionals. These informal caregi...

The US government provides benefits and financial aid for Veterans and their spouses, who have served their country, during their retirement.  Vets, at least 65 years old [and those under 65, but rated at 100% disabled may also qualify] and who served during war time [...

Although most Dementia is caused from irreparable causes, there is still plenty that families can do to assist their loved ones in continuing to function to the best of their abilities.  Creating a comfortable and safe environment that’s supportive for someone with Dem...

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