Troy Diffenderfer, Author at The Caring Chronicles | Senior Caring Blog
Top 10 Senior Hygiene Products
Jan08

Top 10 Senior Hygiene Products

As they grow older, senior citizens need more assistance with activities of daily living, including personal hygiene. It can be tough to maintain proper hygiene as we age, but luckily there are numerous senior hygiene products out there to help your loved one.  Seniors may not be able to reach as far as they used, so they may need devices that extend in order to reach certain parts of their body. Here are some very useful senior...

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Assisted Living Activities For Seniors
Jan03

Assisted Living Activities For Seniors

You might already have an idea in your mind when it comes to assisted living activities for seniors. Many picture a few tables in an empty room, with the drone of a bingo caller providing the background noise for idle conversation. Others might imagine that craft-night will highlight the month, with knitting and crochet stirring up loads of fun. However, assisted living activities for seniors have come a long way.  A variety of...

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Best Ways to Combat Aging
Nov17

Best Ways to Combat Aging

Like death, taxes, and our current president stirring up controversy on Twitter, aging is another one of the few constants in life, despite all the kicking and screaming we will do as the years tick by everybody ages. However, there are plenty of ways that you can combat aging so that you look and feel healthy despite growing older. Everyone knows the old adage “you’re as young as you feel.” But that doesn’t make the widening...

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
Oct31

4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month kicks off tomorrow! There are a variety of ways that you can both raise awareness to the issue as well as enjoy some time helping to slow down the process of Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Those numbers expected to triple by 2050. That’s why it’s more important than ever to get informed and really help your loved one cope with...

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Preventing Common Elderly Infections
Oct04

Preventing Common Elderly Infections

While we often think of cancer, heart issues, or respiratory problems as being the ailments that will plague seniors the most, it’s actually some of the more common elderly infections that can quickly turn deadly for the elderly. For example, infectious diseases account for one-third of all deaths in people over the age of 65,  according to the AAFP. More than 90 percent of all deaths from pneumonia occur in people over 65. Even a...

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