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10 Safety Tips for Seniors at Home

Get to know your neighbors. While you may not be best friends, you should get to know your neighbors. They are most likely to notice when something is wrong. More...

Look-and-See Signs An Older Family Member Needs Help

If you recently returned home to visit your senior parents, you may have noticed small signs that could indicate a change in their physical or mental health. Too often, decline in a parent's health can come as a surprise to family members, especially if everything seemed fine with their parents during their last visit. Here is a list of things that could help you to identify that your loved one needs assistance. More...

Taking The Car Keys From Your Elderly Parent

One of the drawbacks of aging is losing one's independence. And a really tough hurdle for adult children of parents is taking away the car keys. Learn the questions to ask to determine if it's time. More...

Face the Facts (Financial, legal, health care, and long-term care issues

When it comes to caring for an aging loved one, most families don’t have a plan until there is a problem. That can be a big mistake, because failing to plan for future responsibilities can make a bad situation worse. Find out what to keep in mind -- and how to start the conversation -- with these tips. More...

Taking Good Care of Yourself

The emotional and physical demands involved with caregiving can strain even the most resilient person. Find out what you can do to take care of yourself. After all, the healthier a caregiver is the better able they are to support others. More...

Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's can be rewarding — and stressful. Follow these home safety tips to help keep your loved one out of harm's way. More...