Author Archives: Dee Jones

Travel Tips for Seniors

The holiday season means celebrating with family and friends. In order to get to your next holiday party, you may have to jump in the car or board an airplane. Traveling during the holiday season can be stressful, but the … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is Your Aging Loved One Safe at Home?

As your parent or loved one gets older, you may wonder if they are safe living at home alone. However, most well-meaning family members assume that if there is not a diagnosis of dementia, their senior loved one is safe … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Urinary Tract Infections and Seniors

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are painful and downright annoying. However, seniors who get UTIs can suffer more serious consequences of the infection, including acute confusion. Urinary tract infections are one of the most commonly diagnosed infections in older adults, … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Leave a comment

Dental Care and Seniors

As we age, any number of unexpected conditions can lead to serious consequences. For example, a fall at home could lead to a hip fracture. A hastily planned discharge from the hospital can lead to infection, confusion, or readmission to … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Leave a comment

Maintaining Independence at Home

While staying at home for as long as possible is the goal for many older adults, it is not always a safe or healthy option. Fortunately, senior support services have grown and adapted to meet the challenges of the aging … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Early Signs of Dementia

Adult children and family members can struggle when it comes to noticing potential warning signs of health decline in their senior loved ones. It can be difficult to know when shortness of breath walking down the stairs crosses over from … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Isolation and Seniors: Why It Happens and How to Fix It

Seniors living at home alone are especially vulnerable to the dangers of isolation. Discover the facts about isolation and how to bring the support to your loved one that they need to thrive. Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Respite Care

Are you looking ahead to a summer full of travel? For most adult children who take on the majority of care tasks and advocacy for their aging parent, getting out of town for a trip – business or vacation – … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Being a Smart and Safe Patient

As a senior, you may feel like you are heading to doctor appointments more often than you did when you were in your 30s or 40s. It’s true – seniors do tend to visit medical professionals more often, though for … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keys to a Healthy Heart

It’s no wonder why February is designated American Heart Month. You just need to look around your local grocery store to catch glimpses of all things pink, red, glitter, and Cupid. Hearts are an important part of our culture, our … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment