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Assisted Living vs. In-Home Care

Assisted Living vs. In-Home Care

Thinking about whether to send your parents to assisted care or not? Difficult decision, indeed. The answer depends on your particular situation, but over here, we’ll take you through some factors that can help you choose one option. How Much Help Do Your Parents Actually Need? Before you make any decision, determine the amount of… read more

Assessing Your Parents’ Driving

Senior drivers often begin to face difficulty when behind the wheel, but it takes some time to figure out when they should completely give up their car keys. So how do you know if your parents should stop driving altogether or if they can still drive for some time? Assess your parents’ driving and make… read more

Is it Time for You to Stop Driving?

Is it Time for You to Stop Driving?

Becoming concerned about your driving? Should you give up or can you still drive for some more time? If your vision is being impaired and your reaction times are slowing down, then maybe yes. After all, safety is a huge concern and you’re not only putting your life, but others at risk as well. So… read more

Primary Features of Assisted Living

Primary Features of Assisted Living

Thinking of moving your elderly parents to an assisted living center? You should find a center where they can fit in and easily adapt themselves to the environment and the lifestyle. Here are some common and widely availed features which are offered by many assisted living centers out there. Pets Are Allowed Most of the… read more

Vision Safety for Senior Drivers

Vision Safety for Senior Drivers

If you are an elderly person, your vision may start getting impaired, and affect your ability to drive. Here are some things which you should take care of for better and safer vision when on the road. Do you use eyeglasses when driving? Make sure that the number is correct. In some cases, it may… read more

Safe Driving Tips for Seniors

Driving in old age might be a risk if you are undergoing physical and behavioral changes. But you can minimize the risks, and still continue to drive by practicing some safety tips. Before you leave your home Plan your route only on those roads and streets which you are familiar with. Drive on routes on… read more

Talking with Your Parents about Aging

Talking with Your Parents about Aging

Aging parents have to go through a lot of physical and psychological changes, all of which may not even be welcoming. It’s good to talk to your parents about this so that they feel comfortable and know they have your back. You may want to avoid the conversation, but it is better to get over… read more

Why is Driving Riskier for Seniors?

Why is Driving Riskier for Seniors?

Are your parents growing old? Have they given up on their car keys or do they still drive? Technically, there is no fixed age at which a person should stop driving, but changes in the behavior and driving habit might serve as triggering signs. So, for instance if your parents don’t remember routes or have… read more