Tips for Easing Arthritis Pain

For the more than 50 million adults throughout the United States who have been diagnosed with arthritis, the pain can become a major part of their day. This pain can range from mild and occasional to debilitating and chronic, and it can influence your loved one in many different ways. Some experience fatigue as a part of their pain, while others struggle with serious emotional consequences. Whatever the impact, if your parent is dealing with pain associated with arthritis, as a family ... Read more

Tips for Helping Your Elder Cope with Depression

Depression among older adults is not uncommon. In fact, approximately 7 percent of elders live with chronic depression and even more will experience bouts of it. This, however, does not mean that it is a normal issue, or that it is just something that your aging parent will have to deal with as they get older. As their family caregiver it is important that you recognize the negative impact that depression can have on your parent and what you can do to ... Read more