When Nature Calls: Navigating Urinary Incontinence in Elderly
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When Nature Calls: Navigating Urinary Incontinence in Elderly

Let’s face it, aging comes with its unique quirks.  While some are delightful (becoming a wise ol’ sage… hopefully), others, like urinary incontinence in elderly, can be messy, frustrating, and downright embarrassing. No one wants to hear: it’s time we get you… adult diapers.  But fear not! We’re here to navigate this delicate topic with…

Don’t Let Grandma Lose Her Groove! Conquering Osteoarthritis in Elderly
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Don’t Let Grandma Lose Her Groove! Conquering Osteoarthritis in Elderly

Is your beloved Nana suddenly struggling with achy, stiff joints, especially in her knees?  It could be osteoarthritis, one of the most common challenges for our elderly loved ones.  Did you know: arthritis is a serious health crisis. The CDC estimates that 1 in 5 (or 53.2 million) US adults have some form of arthritis. …

8 Important Safety Tips for Using a Mobility Scooter 

8 Important Safety Tips for Using a Mobility Scooter 

“By understanding key safety tips for using a mobility scooter, you will increase the safety and travel experience when in the community.” Undoubtedly, mobility scooters can become an essential tool for seniors suffering from physical mobility challenges; by giving them a sense of freedom and independence. But whether a mobility scooter will benefit you depends…

Aging Genetics and Lifestyle – Demystifying Family History & Health in Later Life
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Aging Genetics and Lifestyle – Demystifying Family History & Health in Later Life

We’ve all heard the saying: “Blood is thicker than water”?  Turns out, our blood might not just hold sentimental value, but a map to our future health too.  Through aging genetics, an intricate code is carved within each cell, telling the story of our family health history including our susceptibility to heart disease, certain cancers,…

Turn Obesity Around Together: Your Essential Guide to Supporting Senior Weight Loss

Turn Obesity Around Together: Your Essential Guide to Supporting Senior Weight Loss

Weight issues are tough enough to raise to address in ourselves but it’s even harder to raise and discuss with someone else.  So what I will try to do is offer you information on the topic of obesity and perhaps spark some ways to address your elderly one struggling with weight issues.  This information is…

Empower Your Loved One: Fight Diabetes and Reclaim Their Golden Years
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Empower Your Loved One: Fight Diabetes and Reclaim Their Golden Years

Have you ever watched a TV program or film where the characters comment: “If you eat that your foot will foot off?” Well, it can get that serious but there’s a lot that can be done before it reaches that level.  Diabetes becomes increasingly common as we age, impacting over 1 in 4 seniors.  The…

Cholesterol Levels for Seniors: What Seniors Need to Know
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Cholesterol Levels for Seniors: What Seniors Need to Know

Everyone’s favorite topic: cholesterol. No, no I didn’t think so. We all fear that one topic our doctor will raise with us: “So, your cholesterol level…” But if you didn’t know, cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in all of our body’s cells.  We need healthy levels to produce key hormones and vitamins, but…

Mobility Scooter Accessories: Enhance Your Safety and Experience with Mobility Aids 
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Mobility Scooter Accessories: Enhance Your Safety and Experience with Mobility Aids 

Everyone loves accessories! And you can even accessorize a scooter too. Mobility scooter accessories help make your mobility scooter more versatile; even enhancing safety and user experience. You get to personalize your scooter based on what the user wants and also needs. Many features come with a mobility scooter, but you may need additional accessories…

The Silent Threat: High Blood Pressure for Seniors
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The Silent Threat: High Blood Pressure for Seniors

Hypertension a.k.a high blood pressure for seniors becomes an increasing risk as we age. And supporting elderly people with high blood pressure, as with any support, is a tough gig. Your first thought might be, ‘My blood pressure goes through the roof when I try to help my elderly parents accept help!’  Although, in some…