Glad you are back to finish MedTransportCenter’s two part series of Helping Parents or Senior Loved Ones Downsize! This second part will discuss When Clutter Gets Out of Control and 10 Quick Tips for Downsizing. Don’t forget your FREE Downsizing Checklist – This will help you organize your time and hopefully prevents extra stress and

The prospect of downsizing and relocating your parent(s) or senior loved ones can be overwhelming, stressful and a downright difficult conversation for everyone involved. If seniors aren’t ready to take this next step in their lives or if they have made the decision to start the transition, here are a few tips to determine if

Med Transport Center has been transporting patients for the over 30 years and have gathered many safety tips to benefit seniors and their families for a stress-free ride. The first in tips we have gathered is what to bring? There can be a number of medical and non-medical emergencies that may arise when traveling, especially

Moving can be an ordeal at the best of times, even when a person is in great health and the move is voluntary. It doesn’t become any easier with medical conditions and a possibly unwanted move to an assisted living facility. In a best case scenario such a move is a relief and welcome change,

You know how time tends to disappear when you’re engulfed in something you really like to do? That concentration and that level of being in the here and now erases worry and regrets, at least for a while. Staying in the present requires practice, but being here and now can relieve stress, battle the risk

Sometimes the body’s immune system attacks healthy body tissue by mistake, and this is called an autoimmune disorder. There are over 80 known types with arthritis being the most well known. They all have one thing in common: the immune system destroying normal tissue. White blood cells protect the body against bacteria, viruses, toxins, and

It can be difficult to talk to someone with Alzheimer’s or other type of dementia, and many might hold back from visiting, because striking up and keeping conversation is too hard and emotionally taxing. Here are some tips that can make it easier. Call the person by name and use short words and sentences. Speaking

The National Institute on Aging funds a number of Alzheimer’s Disease Centers at medical facilities around the USA. The focus of the centers is to find a cure and prevent Alzheimer’s, but the centers also help families cope with the disease. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it might be

Many go around with lingering symptoms that don’t seem worthy of a doctor’s visit, even though they’re annoying. For example a stubborn back pain or indigestion. It is important to keep an eye on the body and talk to a doctor about problems that won’t go away, because even these seemingly innocent symptoms can be

It is important for health and well being to have a sense of belonging and a place to call home. These needs in no way disappear as we age, and this often clashes with decreased independence. Our society attaches a stigma to old age, and moving into a specialized environment can feel like the end