Author Archives: Charlotte Perry

Combating the Signs of Growing Old: Reasons to Remember Your Eyesight, Too

Looking in the mirror as you get older, often has you wondering how long that new wrinkle has been there and probably noticing one or two more grey hairs than you thought you had, the last time you checked.

You might even be able to retain a fatalistic sense of humour about all of the telltale signs you are showing of growing old, but when it comes to your eyesight, that is probably one of the areas where you might need to get serious.

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Senior Scam Alert: Smart Strategies to Help Protect Your Aging Loved Ones

One of the most despicable crimes you can get to hear about is when you learn that a senior citizen, maybe someone who is loved on to you, has fallen victim to a scam which has resulted in them losing some or all of their hard-earned money.

It is not just the financial loss that can be so distressing in these circumstances, as many elderly people feel ashamed as well as annoyed that their vulnerability has been exploited, which can often make them harbour feelings of insecurity.

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Elderly Emergencies: What to Watch Out for When Your Parent Lands in the Hospital

As people get older, the chances that they are going to end up visiting the hospital at some point increase. A simple fall can be enough to land them in hospital, and when it happens you will want to make sure that their time in hospital is as stress-free as possible for them.

So what can you do?

Here are some of the steps you can take to ensure they stay comfortable in hospital and receive the best possible care.

Prepare Properly in Advance

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