It can be a difficult moment when you come to realize that your mom or dad needs senior care in a setting like assisted living. Just as our parents kept us safe, sheltered and secure when we needed it – there comes a time when we’re called upon to return this same love to our parents.
Some of us...More
Ageist stereotypes about seniors are pervasive in our culture. On TV, in films and even in the jokes we hear, stereotypes and misconceptions about aging and seniors are ever present. Like any form of bias, ageism is dehumanizing and has led many of us to make false assumptions about seniors and the...More
Vitamin D deficiency can have serious health effects on seniors and caregivers. Getting enough vitamin D through sunlight, diet or supplements can help prevent falls and fractures, autoimmune disorders, high blood pressure, and some cancers.
What is Vitamin D?
Essential for strong bones, vitamin D...More
A nutrient-rich, heart-healthy diet is also good for the kidneys, it turns out. Read more about what you can do to keep your loved ones healthy during National Kidney Month.
We may not spend a lot of time thinking about our hardworking kidneys, but the truth is, more than 50% of seniors over the...More