Studies show that 10% of adults aged 60 to 69 whose parents are still living will serve as their caregivers. Often, their parents who have reached their 80s are more likely to deal with chronic illnesses and other disabilities. More and more opt-out of facility placement and help their parents stay … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents and Loved Ones at Home
Is Home Care Right for Me?
Aging is a natural process that affects us all at some point. Often, aging changes the way our minds and bodies function, which means seniors often need a little help to continue to live independent and dignified lives. Luckily, there is a home care service designed for every level of care.The … [Read more...] about Is Home Care Right for Me?
Your Guide to Medicare in Arkansas
Making informed decisions about Medicare can be hard. With the Arkansas Association of Area Agencies on Aging (5A) we strive to give you the guidance you need.Elder Care in ArkansasThe state of Arkansas provides resources for the services that individuals above 60 need to ensure their quality of … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Medicare in Arkansas
How to Get Meals on Wheels in Arkansas
According to recent figures, around 5 million seniors suffer from food insecurity on a daily basis. To help with this, Meals on Wheels is a program designed for seniors that deliver much-needed meal assistance right to their door. For Arkansans wondering who qualifies and how to get Meals on Wheels … [Read more...] about How to Get Meals on Wheels in Arkansas
Tips for Preventing and Managing Diabetes
Age is considered one of the most common risk factors for type 2 diabetes. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), you are more likely to get type 2 diabetes if you are 45 years or older. For this reason, diabetes prevention should top your list of your priorities as a … [Read more...] about Tips for Preventing and Managing Diabetes