Carbon Monoxide: Safety Tips For The Elderly

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Carbon monoxide, the silent killer Used around the world for a variety of reasons including meat production, medicine, chemical engineering and laser production, the silent killer kills over 40 people annually and hospitalises around 2000. Carbon monoxide (or CO) is an odourless, colourless and tasteless gas which is lethal to humans. Breathing it in can […]

An Argument for Eating Meat in Old Age

Millions of elderly individuals change their diet in later years. Many believe that animal products, and red meat in particular, can cause disastrous negative health effects. However, there are many reasons why the elderly should consume meat in order to maintain adequate nutrition. Besides the benefits of protein for muscle maintenance, there are a number […]

3 Natural Anxiety Treatments for Elderly


The elderly population is notorious for physical ailments and internal sickness, but few people recognize the psychological anxiety and trauma that also troubles aging parents. According to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, up to 20% of the elderly population suffers from generalized anxiety even though it is never diagnosed. This anxiety in the elderly manifests […]

5 Natural Remedies to Prevent Brain Degeneration


 Of all the problems that elderly people struggle with most, brain or neurological degeneration is among the worst. While physical degeneration is problematic and painful, losing memory, feeling panicked and general age related brain disorders can ruin the lives of aging parents. Neurological degeneration is nearly assured, but there are many natural methods to halt […]

Fix Easily Forgotten Home Hazards

Although your parents undoubtedly value their independence, their home may contain dangerous safety hazards. As they age, they may face balance, vision, memory, hearing, strength or other challenges. Keep mom and dad safe with these preventable and easily fixed forgotten hazards around the home. Navigation Exterior and interior steps create difficulty for aging individuals. Fix […]

Downsizing your home at 50+


After reaching the age of 50, many people like to prepare for approaching retirement and the “golden years” of leisure by downsizing – often as an acknowledgement that now the kids have flown the coop and the mortgage is as good as paid off, there’s no need to be maintaining such a large house. A […]

Senior Care Assisted Living Facilities

One of the undisputed facts of life is – all of us get old. At that point there are many elderly folks that need assistance, and this is where senior care assisted living facilities come in. There are a couple of different types of care facilities we want to talk about. Independent Living Lets start […]