The Cottages Blog

High Blood Sugar May Be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers have known for a while that Read More

5 Herbs That Can Help Seniors Fight off the Flu During Flu Season

During flu season, the people at most risk for catching influenza are children under the age ... Read More

5 Ways You Can Help Your Senior Mom Avoid Isolation During the Winter Months

During the winter months, the cold weather outside can make it harder for seniors to get out and stay active and social. Staying indoors could lead to feelings of loneliness or ... Read More

Take "A Walk Through Dementia" with Google's New Project

For those of us who do not have Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is difficult to really know the daily struggle that our loved ones who do have dementia go through. To help people better ... Read More

Which Health Tests Should Your Senior Mom Be Getting Annually?

The best way to make sure your senior mom stays healthy is through preventative care. Getting certain medical tests and checkups done yearly is an easy and effective way to keep track of ... Read More

Ballroom Dancing Is a Great Way for Seniors to Boost Their Health and Have Fun

Many seniors want to stay physically fit, but they grow tired of using gym equipment, and they start looking for something more fun to keep them active and healthy. Enter ballroom ... Read More

Which Assistance Programs Can Help Cover the Cost of Mom's Assisted Living?

Finding the money to pay for the cost of Mom’s senior care is not always easy. Fortunately, there is financial help available for many people. Here are some tips to remember and ways ... Read More

How to Spot the Signs of Elder Abuse

Often as we age, we begin to rely on others for some or most aspects of our daily care. By opening ourselves up to other people and allowing them to take charge of our tasks of daily ... Read More