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The Longevity Network

Read the latest from the Home Care Assistance editorial team. Explore new research, ideas and strategies for caregiving and positive aging.

Changing Bad Habits of Elderly Parents

“My Mother Just Won’t Listen to My Advice!” If you’ve ever heard yourself say this, you’re not alone. She’s neglecting … Read More

Try This Instead of Antipsychotic Drugs for Paranoia in Dementia

Brain changes from dementia can cause hallucinations, delusions or paranoia. “Paranoia, or having false beliefs, is a common trait of … Read More

Easy Chicken Stew With Summer Corn and Tomatoes

Farm stands and local markets are filled with fresh corn and vine-ripened tomatoes. This quick summer stew uses the bounty … Read More

Slowing the Progression of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Alice Howland was just 50 years old when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. You may have seen her story … Read More

Millennial Caregivers, Here’s My Advice to You

In my first semester of college I received the phone call. Mom had a hemorrhagic stroke, was in critical condition, … Read More

Love With The Proper Senior

You’re Never Too Old for Love Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated seniors do it. “It” is falling … Read More

15 Minutes Alone as a Caregiver: Protecting Your Own Time

Tips for Self-Care That Require a Quarter-Hour…or Less! A caregiver’s world revolves around unending demands. These demands may drain you … Read More

Wearing Hearing Aids (Instead of Throwing Them in a Drawer)

“What’s that you said?” People suffering from mild or extreme hearing loss can ask this question. Hearing aids can help … Read More

Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Affect Brain and Body Differently

    The destruction of brain cells causes the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. However, the two diseases impact the … Read More

Fit at 50? Dementia Risk Low Among Very Fit Women

Only 5% of Highly Fit Women Got Dementia That’s the good news. The not-so-good news is that 25% of women … Read More