Discussing a DNR with Your Loved One

Discussing a DNR with Your Loved One

For the adult family members of an aging loved one, this is a difficult subject; perhaps it’s also difficult for the elderly person as well. But because it is an important topic, let’s cover Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders and provide some helpful information. A DNR...

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Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Many elderly people may experience dementia or other emotionally challenging behaviors as they age. Alzheimer’s patients or those with depression also often have behaviors that make it challenging to provide care. Sometimes he or she may speak aggressively or make...

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Their Home or Yours?

Their Home or Yours?

If you’re an adult child concerned with a parent living alone in his or her home, the decision is not easy: should you move the elderly parent into your home to provide care, or arrange for a home care company to provide care in the senior’s own home? At FootPrints...

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Putting Names to Faces

Putting Names to Faces

Every family has a history, comprised of the record of photographs of people, places and things that make up life. Photos today are usually digital, stored on a hard drive or social media channel. But for the past 100 years, photo were prized keepsakes, carefully...

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The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

As we age, we often become more isolated. Many senior adults lose their husband or wife after decades of marriage; their adult children may be busy with work and children; illness and mobility issues can stand in the way of longtime activities or hobbies shared with...

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Gift Ideas for Seniors

Gift Ideas for Seniors

With the holidays approaching, you might be starting your Christmas gift list. But what do you give an elderly parent or grandparent? Many seniors might unwrap a holiday gift of bath salts or a new tie, and graciously say thank you. But what are gift ideas for seniors...

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