Is it Dementia?
Dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a disease. Dementia can affect how a person thinks and interacts with others. Dementia can also affect the way a person functions. The two main causes ... Read more
Tips for Downsizing to Make Moving Day a Breeze
For many seniors, downsizing isn’t just a one-time event; it is an emotional, physical, and mental process that takes time and patience. That’s why it is so important that—if possible—you take ... Read more
What are Home Care Living Options for Aging Seniors?
As you age, you may not be able to continue living in your current residence. Fortunately, there are several options available for you, each with its own set of pros and cons. So, let’s review ... Read more
FLU SEASON IS HERE!
Flu season is back and in full swing this winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released information Friday that stated that more than 6 million people across America have ... Read more
8 Ways Seniors Can Practice Self-Care
More often than not, staying healthy in old age is a matter of making good lifestyle choices. It helps if you have been following these habits throughout your life, but that doesn’t mean ... Read more
The Peak Stages of Loneliness
Fascinatedly, researchers have recently found three age periods in a person’s life where they are susceptible to feeling the loneliest. Most people reported feeling moderate-to-severely lonely ... Read more
Reverse the Effects of Aging by Taking Control of Your Health
Age really is just a number if you’re staying on top of your health. Once you reach your senior years, you have the choice to let time weaken your body or let a healthy lifestyle strengthen it. ... Read more
Making Your House Safer for an Individual with Alzheimer’s
Home Repair and Project Tips: Living with an individual who is suffering with Alzheimer’s disease can be a daily battle for everyone, in part because it’s so important to make their ... Read more
Is Dementia Linked to Fitness?
A new study recently published in the medical journal of Neurology, discovered that women with high stamina during exercise had an 88% lower risk of dementia compared to women who were moderately ... Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Paying for Alzheimer’s Care
Learning you or a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease is scary in more ways than one. No one wants to watch a loved one decline or know their own faculties are destined to fade. But behind ... Read more
FDA Recall of Popular Blood Pressure Medication
This past July, The US Food and Drug Administration opened up an investigation that revealed certain medications containing the blood pressure drug valsartan were poisoned with a chemical called ... Read more
If you are caring for your parent time and at the same time raising your child, you might feel as if you are stuck between this rock and a very hard place. This is referred to as the sandwich ... Read more
Thrive at Home is Sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28
Thrive at Home has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. at All Saints’ Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge. ... Read more
Shingles vaccination is the only way to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. CDC recommends that healthy adults 50 years and ... Read more
Senior Safety while Driving
Unless you live in the Big Apple or a big city, where public transportation is easily accessible, you might find yourself extremely dependant on your car to get you around places. Driving starts ... Read more