Moving Aging Parents into Your House

Granddaughter Visiting Grandparents In Lounge Of Retirement Home

Are you considering moving an aging parent into your home? For some, moving parents into an adult child’s home is an optimal solution for everyone involved, but there are things to keep in mind to secure a smooth transition. Benefits of Living with Your Elderly Parents Some families find living with multiple generations is beneficial for everyone. For an aging parent, it can help to decrease feelings of isolation. And adult children can welcome the support of another adult while raising their own young children. Even if you are looking forward to transitioning your parents from their own home into

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11 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

Many believe that dogs are too active and high maintenance to be good pets for seniors. Now, this may be true for certain breeds, but there are literally hundreds of breeds out there and some of them are actually very well-suited to seniors. Below, we highlight 11 of the best dog breeds for seniors from corgis to Westies and explain what makes them such great companions for elderly adults Poodle Poodles frequently rank on lists of the best dog breeds for seniors, and that’s for good reason: They’re easy to train if you get them young, and they’re very devoted to

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What Type of Senior Living Facility is Right for You?

What Type of Senior Living Facility is Right for You?

You may be wondering what type of senior living facility is right for you, and you’re certainly not alone! According to Money Task Force, 70 percent of seniors require some type of long-term care services. Choosing the right senior living facility is a big decision that’s often complicated by the number of options out there. Between home care, nursing homes and independent-living communities, it can be easy to get confused when analyzing each option. To help you make the right decision, we’ve outlined five different types of senior living facilities: Independent-Living Communities are great for those who are still active. Also

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Coping with the Emotions of Downsizing

Senior Man Packing Boxes

Many older adults find themselves coping with the emotions of downsizing, these emotions may include anxiety, stress, and sadness. Take time to speak with a counselor and work through your emotions. Not so that you won’t feel the way do, but so you can understand why. Reasons You May Feel Sad Moving from a big house to a smaller house, an apartment, or into a relative’s home, can be a good solution for many older adults. Whether the shift is due to health concerns or financial constraints, know that a good decision can also come with feelings of sadness. Sometimes

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How the Prodigy Smart Toilet Increases Bathroom Independence

When you think of your bathroom routine, it can be difficult to imagine anything other than the basic steps you’ve been following since childhood. However, as we age and begin to experience mobility issues, the toilet can quickly become a difficult contraption prone to slips and falls. From sitting down to wiping clean, there are many variables that can turn our typical routine into a challenging experience and leave us wondering why our bathroom habits have stayed the same for so long. Bio Bidet has recently developed a brand-new Smart Toilet designed to enhance your bathroom experience and increase independence

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How Technology is Disrupting Aging

Senior woman typing on laptop

A report by the Consumer Technology Association says the active aging industry which includes safety and smart-living technologies, health and remote care, and wellness and fitness technologies will triple over the next few years. It confirms that health and remote care lead the way. As boomers grow older, they gravitate to more activity, independence, and technology as the big disruptor allowing these goals. If you're an entrepreneur with tech development skills, here's your opportunity. Medicare Advantage Plan companies continue to sink revenue into technology as a big part of the puzzle of how they provide health care services that the

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Is Your Relationship Worth Saving?

Senior Couple Resting with Dog on Couch

Sometimes when one partner is rarely home it can be annoying or confusing for their mate, leading to one wondering if the relationship is worth saving. For example, if one partner spends most of their day caring children, there’s no personal time available to them, it’s all about taking care of the children. That partner looks anxiously at the clock, knowing that her significant other will be home before the children go to bed, and she can get some relief. Yet, for the partner who has spent 8-12 hours working at outside of the home, they are likely ready to

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