Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
A crepe myrtle tree full of angels. Illustration by Dawn Cooper
Angels

The Ethereal Trees That Captivated These Dementia Residents

A music therapist is delighted to see her patients became entranced with the beautiful trees.

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Prayers for aging parents
Aging Parents

How to Pray for Your Aging Parents

After a lifetime of receiving prayers, one son is committed to offering them daily for his elderly mom and dad.

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A mother in her golden years with her daughter.
Aging Parents

Making Sure Mom Is Well Cared For: Can You Do It All?

Mothering your own mom requires an abundance of time and energy, so getting help is key.

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Various healthy meal ideas.
Advice for Caregivers

Make Sure Your Loved One’s Diet Is Healthy Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Proper nutrition is crucial for older adults. Follow these tips to help your loved one maintain healthy eating habits.

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An aging mother having a conversation with her caregiver daughter.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Take Care of Yourself as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Juggling the care of your children and an aging loved one calls for a dose of help.

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Dr. Ken Redcross
Healing

8 Tips to Make Aging a More Positive Experience

Dr. Ken Redcross shares how to embrace the aging process and look forward to the years ahead.

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A woman calling someone on her mobile phone.
Advice for Caregivers

Aging Alone After Your Caregiving Journey Ends

The knowledge you’ve gained while caring for your loved one can help you prepare you to age well.

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A caregiver plays piano with her client.
Aging Parents

6 Ideas to Keep Your Loved One Engaged at Home During Covid-19

Familiar routines are important to people with dementia, even if you are staying close to home these days.

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An older man getting ready for a morning bike ride in the woods.
Exercise

6 Ways to Enjoy Getting Fit at Any Age

Form a routine, don’t restrict food and other tips to get happy and healthy.

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An in-home caregiver smiling at her client.
Advice for Caregivers

6 Traits of a Good In-Home Caregiver

Knowledge, commitment and an ability to find joy are among the attributes of an effective professional caregiver.

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