The Cottages Blog

5 Safe Summer Exercises for Seniors

In the summer time, seniors need to take care not to get overheated or Read More

Find the Right Assisted Living Community for Mom

Assisted living is senior care that is geared toward people who are still independent but need some help with activities of daily living. These tasks vary from resident to resident and ... Read More

5 Ways Seniors Can Protect Their Skin

Summer is nearly upon us, and with summer comes sunshine and lots of it. And while that sunshine is beautiful and feels fantastic, it’s important that we all remember to protect our skin ... Read More

Help Your Senior Mom with Hearing Loss

By the year 2020, the United States is expected to have more than 44 million adults who have clinically meaningful hearing loss. Those numbers are expected to double over the next couple ... Read More

Seniors Can Fight Alzheimer's with a Healthy Lifestyle

While researchers continue their quest to pinpoint the perfect course of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, they say the best advice they currently have to stave off Alzheimer’s is to ... Read More

5 Tips for Making Medication Management Easier for Mom

One in three adults in the United States takes more than five medications daily. With this many prescriptions in our country, errors in taking medications will occur, and errors can be ... Read More

Testing Smell and Sight Could Reveal Early Signs of Dementia

One in ten people in the United States, age 65 and older, currently has Alzheimer’s or dementia. Changes in the brain due to dementia can start to happen many years before any sort of ... Read More

Ways Caregivers Can Avoid Elderspeak with Seniors

Elderspeak occurs when someone in a senior’s life, whether well-meaning or not, uses language that talks down to an older adult by focusing on their age and ailments instead of what they ... Read More