How Caregivers Can Prepare for a Summer Storm

How Caregivers Can Prepare for a Summer Storm

Summer is upon us, and while Philadelphia isn’t known for dealing with severe storms, preparing for the worst can help save lives in case of an emergency like a power outage, flooding, or heavy winds. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th,...
Caregiving Reminders for Summer

Caregiving Reminders for Summer

Summer is in full swing, and as the temperatures rise, it’s critical for caregivers to be aware of how the heat can affect senior loved ones. Exposure to excessive heat can lead to dehydration, heat stroke, or heat exhaustion, so caregivers need to take extra...
Health Tips for Summer

Health Tips for Summer

As we look forward to more days spent outdoors, it’s important to keep safety in mind to prevent heat-related illnesses like heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Seniors are more susceptible to dehydration and other dangers because our bodies become less efficient at...
Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health

Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health

Increased isolation, cognitive decline, and lapses in memory make seniors more susceptible to mental health problems. According to the CDC, approximately 20% of seniors ages 55+ experience mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, or severe cognitive...
6 Important Things When you Care About Your Senior

6 Important Things When you Care About Your Senior

As we age, it can become more difficult to keep up with our daily routines. According to recent data from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 7 out of every 10 people will require long term care in their lifetime. Mental or physical limitations can...
The Ultimate Diabetic-Friendly Grocery List

The Ultimate Diabetic-Friendly Grocery List

The CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation’s 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report found 34 million Americans have diabetes, and 88 million American adults have prediabetes. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is a crucial part of managing prediabetes and type 2...
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