Are Your Parents Socializing Less?

The Older Americans 2016 study is a compilation of statistics gathered by several government agencies. Key agencies include the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Social Security Information.  Socialization is critical to well-being. One thing the study found is that the older people get, the less they seem to socialize. The study found that of those ages 55 to 64, approximately 11 percent said they socialize. By the time people are 75 or ... Read more

Do You Need to Be a Long-distance Caregiver for Now?

It can be quite a surprise to get a call from your elderly family member or from another family member letting you know that your aging adult needs much more help than you knew.  That can mean that you're now her primary caregiver but from a distance. Find out What You Can Do to Be Most Helpful Right NowTalk to your elderly family member about what is going on right now for her.  What is it that you can do immediately to ... Read more