Caregiving Financial Assessment
Caregivers need to be aware of certain financial, legal, and home considerations. This assessment can help.
Caregiving and Your Loved One's Health
Here's how caregivers can make a real difference in the health and safety of their loved ones.
Caregiving Support Assessment
Caregivers need support. Evaluate the availability of resrouces for you and your elderly loved one with this assessment.
Caregivers, the Elderly, and Driving
Tips for caregivers about how to handle sensitive driving issues with their elderly loved one.
Learn to recognize caregiver burnout.
Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving
Caregiving can bring challenges, especially when you live far away from an elderly loved one. These tips can help long-distance caregivers.
Getting Help From Other Caregivers
Need help caregiving? Here's how to find local services that can help offer the support you need.
Healthy Aging - Normal Aging
As your body ages, you can expect it to undergo gradual changes, at its own pace. How your body ages depends in part on your family (genetic) patterns of aging. However, your lifestyle choices have a more powerful impact on how well your body ages. Fortunately, you can control your lifestyle choices. The following are normal signs of aging. Some of these changes may apply to you; others may not. .
Healthy Aging - Getting the Nutrition You Need
As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age. Eating a low - salt, low - fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age - related risks of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases. By eating a wide variety of foods, you can pretty easily get what your body needs, including:Protein, whi
Healthy Aging - Getting the Medical Care You Need
Medical prevention, regular checkups, and prompt treatment play a key role in your quality of life as you age. Prevention Whereas your grandparents' generation had few protections from life - threatening conditions, you now have the advantage of immunizations and regular screenings. To maximize your odds of living a longer, higher - quality life, make sure you get all screenings and immunizations