Practical Advice and Inspiration for Seniors and Caregivers
SeniorsandHealth.com is an online resource for seniors, families, and caregivers that provides information on changing health and senior care options. We offer a large selection of articles and resources intended to help educate readers and provide options to those looking to make important changes to their lifestyle. Our articles provide in-depth information on a wide variety of health concerns as well as lifestyle-enhancing articles written to help seniors age comfortably. SeniorsandHealth.com is also committed to demystifying the differences between senior housing options by offering clear definitions with comparisons in services, amenities, cost, and payment choices. Seniors and caregivers often struggle to navigate the infinite number of websites committed to helping seniors. Our resource page provides direct links to essential services and programs with downloadable resources to help make retirement living easier.
It can be difficult to understand your senior housing options when the descriptions are similar and the differences are unclear. Assisted living is just one of numerous residential care facilities committed to helping seniors age comfortably. Unlike memory care or nursing homes, assisted living communities are ideal for seniors with a high-degree of independence, minimal health concerns, and a desire for care services and social opportunities. Considered a middle ground between retirement communities and nursing homes, assisted living offers access to essential healthcare services and daily living assistance while protecting autonomy and independence. Assisted living also differs in terms of cost, amenities, payment choices, and much more.
Explore the Assisted Living page to learn more about your choices and explore articles to aid research and ease adjustment.
As you reach the age of retirement, caregivers begin to play an increasingly important role in your daily life. Whether you’re a friend, spouse, loved one, or professional caregiver, there is a great deal of information that can make managing responsibilities easier. SeniorsandHealth.com strives to share the most up-to-date information along with helpful resources that help make retirement planning that much easier. In this section, you’ll find information on helpful senior programs as well as articles on finances and home safety. By providing access to resources and information, SeniorsandHealth.com aims to make sure seniors and caregivers are able to make the most out of their retirement.
Explore the Caregiving page to learn more about community services for seniors, tax information, estate planning, home safety recommendations, and more.
Health and Conditions
There are innumerable symptoms and illness that affect us over a lifetime; however, these issues become more important as we get older. Old age is a significant risk factor in countless illnesses and diseases, making it essential for seniors to educate themselves. Knowing the signs, symptoms, and differences in common ailments can help seniors feel more informed and in-control as they explore their choices. Our articles offer advice on preventative measures as well extensive information that helps distinguish between similar but ultimately different maladies. Although, SeniorsandHealth.com cannot be considered a substitute for medical advice, we strive to deliver a wealth of information and resource intended to inform, educate, and guide seniors as they make important life decisions.
Explore the Health and Conditions page to learn more about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and lifestyle recommendations for common health categories, including:
- Emotional Health
- Cardiovascular and Lung Health
- Arthritis and Bone Health
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Other Common Diseases and Condition
Dementia and Memory Loss
Unfortunately, memory loss is common place in old age. Although each person experiences some memory loss, it can be difficult to understand the difference between typical aging and something more serious. This section is primarily focused on providing comprehensive information to help seniors and caregiver better understand their options.
Read further into the Dementia and Memory Care to find articles on Alzheimer’s dementia, memory care, tips for caregivers, and brain games, including: