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Visiting Aging Parents for the Holidays

Take advantage of your holiday visit During the holidays, many of us will be visiting aging parents. It’s a perfect time to observe them in their “natural habitat” — you’ll see how they’re really doing. Plus, these tips help you focus on important details that...

Watch Out for 5 Common Diabetes Complications

Diabetes can cause health complications Diabetes in older adults is associated with increased risk of other serious medical conditions like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and falls. Today, more than 25% of the US population aged 65 and over have diabetes. The link...

Ways to Respond to Repetitive Questions

People with Alzheimer’s may repeat things…a lot Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias cause problems with short-term memory. This can lead to repetitive behaviors, like asking the same question over and over again. Your older adult isn’t doing it on purpose to...