Why Seniors Resist Washing Their Hair

Being a family caregiver can be frustrating when the elderly relative is resistant to help. Even though they can no longer do many of the daily living tasks they once did, many seniors still battle with family members when it is time to bathe or wash their hair. Family caregivers and senior care assistants can make the task a little easier when they understand why the elderly adult may be so stubborn when it comes to keeping their hair clean and ... Read more

Why Do Seniors Not Get Enough Nutrition?

Experts estimate that 9 percent of elderly adults, nearly 6 million seniors, live with chronic food insecurity. Even more deal with other forms of inadequate nutrition or problems related to not eating the balanced diet that their body needs to thrive. As a family caregiver it is important that you recognize the challenges that your senior might have and help them to overcome them so that they can get proper nutrition and maintain their highest quality of life as they age ... Read more

Improving Senior Health with Fitness Trackers

Senior Care in Skokie IL If you are like many people your entire life is essentially in your mobile device. That is where you keep your calendar, keep up with your friends and family, send messages to work, do research, look up directions, shop, play games, and even make the occasional phone call or two. You may even use your mobile device to pay for things, unlock your car or home, and monitor security cameras at your house. With as much as ... Read more

6 Safety Tips for Aging Drivers

Senior Care in Skokie IL Driving brings independence, especially for seniors who live in rural areas or areas without access to reliable, convenient public transportation, which is most suburbs throughout the United States. Being able to drive to the grocery store, doctor's appointments, the pharmacy for prescriptions, and to family and friends houses and social outings makes a senior's life easier.  However, as people age, driving can become challenging. That's why it's important for seniors to take certain safety precautions before getting behind ... Read more