Category: Aging and Elder Care

Heritage of Stories

We recently published an article about healthy grandparent-grandchild relationships and their impact on reducing depression and increasing mental well-being in both generations. One easy way to develop your relationship with your grandchildren is to share stories with them and to…

Grandparent, Grandchild Bond May Fight Depression

By Bonnie Dickson Need another reason to consider moving in with your children?  It sounds counter-intuitive but if you want to stay mentally healthy, scientists say, spend time with your grandchildren. A study that looked at grandchildren-grandparent relationships over a period…

Role of a Care Manager

By Rajiv Nagaich Also known as Geriatric Care Manager, Professional Geriatric Care Manager, Elder Care or Aging Care Managers, a Care Manager represents a growing trend to help full time, employed family caregivers provide care for loved ones living close…

Practical Ways to Reduce Weight and Increase Mobility

By Cynthia DeWitte It is true at any stage of life, but particularly true in the later stages of life – mobility is decreased by excess weight. The issues can become so serious that if the weight is not dropped…