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Talking to an aging parent about driving can be a difficult conversation. Most drivers love the independence driving brings, so giving up that freedom is difficult to accept. Plus, most adults think they are safe drivers; they have lots of driving experience and wear seat belts. Unfortunately, driving may be less safe for seniors because […]
Many people in the United States drive a car. Driving is a privilege and gives a sense of freedom. Many older adults depend on driving to maintain their independence and allow them to get to various events and appointments, including medical appointments. Unfortunately, a person can develop physical or cognitive challenges that affect their driving […]
As people age, there are new challenges that present themselves. Navigating the healthcare system and knowing what service a person needs at a time in their life can become overwhelming. Older adults need an advocate at times. A case manager will provide resources before discharging a hospitalized person. If a person is in a Skilled […]
Finding the right senior housing community can become overwhelming with all the choices. You can use the internet, but the information can make your head spin. Understanding the terminology, which place is suitable for the person, and the affordability are a lot of factors to consider. Fortunately, there are senior placement services to help older […]
Nutrition is vital since the body uses food to help grow and develop, keep the body healthy, and replace tissue. A healthy diet includes foods and liquids with essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and water. All of this is what the body needs. Good nutrition helps people live longer and lowers the […]
There are five types of Medicare coverage: Parts A (hospital coverage) and B (non-admitted emergency room visits, medical appointments, medical supplies, and tests), Part C (Medicare Advantage Plan), Part D (drug coverage), and Medicare Supplement Insurance often referred to as a Medigap coverage. The Social Security Administration provides parts A and B coverage. Insurance companies […]