5 Myths About Aging

5 Myths About Aging

Recognizing the difference between what is a normal aspect of aging and what is a troublesome symptom can be complicated. The assumption used to be that aging equaled a steady and predictable decline in our physical and mental abilities, but we have found that this is not always necessarily the case. Aging does not inevitably […]

Caring for Aging Bones: Osteoporosis and Arthritis in Seniors

Caring for Aging Bones: Osteoporosis and Arthritis in Seniors

Our bones are relied upon for a lot of hard work to support the mobility of our bodies, and bone health is deeply important for overall quality of life. But the truth is that our bones are among the most greatly altered body parts affected by the process of aging. More than half of seniors […]

Aging Parents Remarrying

Aging Parents Remarrying

It is not uncommon for seniors to remarry after losing a spouse. In fact, over 50% of adults 55+ that lose a husband or wife will end up getting married again. How can remarriage impact the family unit? A remarriage can have all kinds of unexpected implications for the existing family, and newly combined families […]

When Your Aging Parents Won’t Listen

Senior parent won't listen

Some people are more comfortable with heeding and accepting advice than others. Most people don’t like being told what to do, but it can be especially hard for parents to take advice from their children when those roles have been reversed their entire lives.   Offering Advice to Elderly Loved Ones Giving advice can be a […]