As seniors age, their risk of disease and health problems increases. Preventative strategies can help seniors live healthier lives with fewer risks.   60% of older adults manage two or more chronic conditions, according to one study. Some conditions that affect seniors are preventable; others aren’t but...

Now that summer is here, it is essential for senior citizens to ensure they are properly prepared for the season. Below are some tips to help seniors stay safe in the heat. Stay Hydrated One of the most important ways for seniors to stay safe in the...

"Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Join the Alzheimer's Association in going purple and raising awareness this June. The more people know about Alzheimer's, the more action we inspire." This month, Care to Stay Home of Spokane joins the Alzheimer's Association...

June is National Safety Month. This is a great time to check in on senior home safety as well as seniors’ emergency preparedness plans. Click the image below to download your copy of EmergencyPreparedness tips to help seniors prepare for emergencies and hazards.   ...

Spokane has many senior centers that offer classes, trips, and other leisure activities for city senior citizens. Take a look at what some of the centers have to offer. Southside Senior & Community Center Located on E. 27th Avenue, the Southside Senior & Community Center offers a variety of weekly...

An aging parent that requires assistance can be a source of conflict for many families, especially between siblings. Some parents may simply require frequent check-ins and help with trips to the doctor or grocery store. Others require more complex care, such as an in-home health...

Elder abuse is a very real, sometimes overlooked, issue that affects many senior citizens in the United States. Like children, senior citizens are one of the most vulnerable segments of the population. Victims of elder abuse may be afraid to speak up, or in some cases, not able...

The holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year,” right? And yet, for many seniors holidays can be a time of nostalgia, grief, and even confusion. Whether your sentimental senior loved ones are struggling with the grief or nostalgia of times and people gone-by, or memory loss...