Hawaii’s Kupuna Caregivers Act, signed by the state’s governor on July 11, offers unpaid family caregivers up to $70 per day to help ease the stress and financial burden of caring for aging loved ones.
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Due to a number of possible factors, including aging itself, older adults often feel cold, even when others are seeking relief from the heat. Here are a few things that might be contributing to the problem, and what can be done about it.
As summer’s hot days turn into cool evenings, parks throughout the area are transformed from open spaces to concert halls. Free summer concerts are held nearly every night of the week at venues that are close to home and welcoming … Continued
For people with diabetes, eating a diabetes-friendly breakfast is important, and it can be tricky. We’ve compiled some tasty and healthy options to get your day started right.
If you have a friend who is caring for someone in need of constant care, you might feel there is little you can do to help. But there are things you can do to offer relief, support, and reassurance that your friend is not alone.
It’s true that your time is the greatest gift you can give your dad. This Father’s Day, make your time extra special by doing something special. We have a few ideas that we think fit the bill.
Elder abuse can take many forms. It’s up to all of us to know the signs of elder abuse, and what to do about it.
From spinach to kale to good old iceberg lettuce, these leafy vegetables pack a nutritional punch and make for a flavorful addition to any meal. Here’s a look at four of the more common greens among us, including why they’re good for you and ideas for how to enjoy them and their many healthy benefits.
The demands of an aging population underline the importance of home care facilities, including those offering personalized senior and home health care services. Senior home care can be tailored to meet different individual needs and include personal care, meal preparation, … Continued
It can be difficult to accept that your dad or mom needs senior care. Just as your parents cared for you when you were young, the time may come when you will be called upon to return the favor.