In this post, we examine some of the best discounts that you can get as a senior. These are all general discounts, so you don’t need an AARP membership or anything like that to get access to them.
The idea of being a burden doesn’t sit well with most people. Yet, this thought pattern often makes things more difficult for families and for caregivers – especially those who want to offer support.
Many caregivers face challenges with stubborn aging parents and there can seem to be few solutions. With that in mind, what are the best ways forward and when should you be seeking help?
A key part of working in your ‘golden years’ is finding the right job. The process can seem confusing but these 10 options are effective places to get started.
This post highlights games that are perfect for people with dementia, helping to promote cognitive health. What’s more, we teach you what you can look out for with this type of game.
Looking after an elderly parent can be so much harder when they are set in their ways. Thankfully, there are approaches that can make this task easier.
Food can be a sensitive topic for some seniors. But, it is also an essential one. A key aspect of this is finding ways to make sure seniors get the food that they need – even when they don’t want to eat.
Caregiving is a challenging process in its own right but moving on after caregiving brings a new set of complexities to consider. Nevertheless, the process is achieve able and the tips in this article can help you find your feet once again.
Many caregivers may shy away from conversations about end of life, especially if seniors don’t want to talk about the area either. Yet, the topic is an essential one and doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems.
Manipulative behavior can arise in seniors for many reasons and it is a critical area that caregivers need to address. Failing to do so can cause long-term stress. But, while the area is challenging, there are some approaches that can help.
For various reasons, seniors often do resist or outright refuse assistance. So, what steps can we take to make sure they’re safe, despite that resistance?
Caregiving is a critical role, one that helps ensure that seniors are cared for. Yet, discussions of caregiving often overlook how extremely draining the process can be and how much people struggle on a day-to-day basis. This post highlights some of these issues and ways forward.
There are many situations where recording conversations is an important strategy. The Talking Parents mobile app promises exactly that. So, does it work?
This post highlights key strategies that can help you talk to your aging parents about finances and address issues now.
Sleep quality can often decrease as people age. But, there are still many approaches caregivers can take to help ensure that senior family members are able to get a good night’s sleep.
Many seniors shy away from the idea of assisted living, partly out of fear. Yet, assisted living can often be a beneficial change, one that offers seniors a new lease on life. So, how does the reality of assisted living stack up against all of the myths?
Many caregivers face an uphill battle, as family members may resist support in key areas. Why does this happen and what can caregivers do to improve the situation. In this post, we introduce the challenges of stubborn parents and highlight various posts that offer direction and support.
People’s brains change as they age but there is still much that we have to learn. Recent research has highlighted one surprising change that may make some seniors much more vulnerable to scams and scam artists.
In this second part of our series, we take a look at the challenges that seniors face when trying to find employment and ways to address these.
For some, retiring as soon as possible sounds perfect while others want to work as long as possible. But, what are the true advantages and disadvantages of each of these approaches?