A cluttered home can do more than be aesthetically unpleasing. It can place your parent or loved one at risk for developing anxiety and depression; it prevents our brains from calming down and can restrict our creativity.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. This is why it is important to take care of your heart health and recognize the signs of heart disease.
You may or may not know this, but our appetite is one thing that can shift as we get older. Physical changes such as a slower metabolism, side effects from medication, or sensory changes can decrease our appetite.
January is National Mental Wellness Month, and as they say, new year, new you! The importance of mental wellbeing is prevalent as we age. Leading a life with mental wellness in check is not only essential to your happiness, but organizations like the National Council on Aging, understand that mental wellness is also a crucial component to healthy living and aging.
Being a caregiver can be one of the most important and personally rewarding roles a person can take on. While there are many benefits and positive experiences associated with caring for a parent or loved one, caregiver burnout is also a very real concern for family caregivers.