We all want to leave something of us behind when our time comes. Leaving a legacy can make our older years more satisfying and assure us that we will not

Pets in Assisted Living Pets in assisted living environments  can play a central role in our lives at any age. For many older people, especially those living alone, pets are

As Mom or Dad gets older, you may begin to worry about their driving skills. Is it still safe for them to drive? How will you know when the time

Osteoporosis is a condition that occurs when bone mass deteriorates to the point that our bones become weaker and more brittle. These more fragile bones have a higher likelihood of

Hip fractures are far more common in the elderly than in any other age group. Older people are more likely to fall, and more likely to break a hip when

The heart is the most important muscle in our body. It is responsible for pumping nutrient and oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body and carrying away waste products.

Palliative Care: Who, What, When, and How

Palliative care is dedicated to keeping a patient comfortable during the diagnosis and treatment of a disease or other health condition. Traditional medical care focuses on treating the disease. Palliative

The Different Stages of Dementia: Mild, Moderate, Severe

Dementia is a progressive illness, meaning symptoms of the disorder become more severe over time. These changes may come relatively quickly or set in more gradually. Either way, supporting your

Types of Dementia: Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular

The Alzheimer’s Association defines dementia as a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. This loss of mental ability may present as memory loss, confusion, inability

Home Care vs Home Health Care: The Difference

Do you have a loved one who needs services in order to continue living independently at home? If so, you may wonder if you should consider home care vs home