The Benefits of Gardening

The Benefits of Gardening

Gardening is one of the healthiest hobbies people of all ages can develop but can be especially beneficial to those 55 and older. There are many benefits to gardening; vitamin D, strength building, better sleep habits, and provides a way to give back to your...
Creating a Preparation Journal

Creating a Preparation Journal

This may be a sensitive subject, but it’s an important one. When anyone passes away, whether at an elderly age or unexpectedly as a younger adult, the family must take care of many details. What bills need to be paid, where are the important documents, is there a safe...
Capturing Family History

Capturing Family History

Each family has a history unique to its members and preserving that history passes down traditions and important information to its youngest members. Today, recording that history is easy, and can be a fun, enjoyable experience for the senior member and the rest of...
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...
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...
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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