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Here are the top ten articles for the Geriatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Grandparenting Pitfalls
Grandparenting pitfalls can strain relationships. Learn how to discourage unhealthy behaviors in our interactions and build better relationships with our children along with their children.
2. Fighting Stress
We all know that stress can be a killer and that reducing stress in our lives is the healthiest option. This article provides us with some recommendations based on research that will help us move toward a healthier, stress free lifestyle.
3. Rolling with the Punches
Resilience helps us “roll with the punches” and to have a better quality of life. Learn how we can build on our innate resilience and help ourselves age more successfully.
4. Singular Living Not a Cause for Concern
Living alone as we age might not be preferred by many, but isn't as negative as we might think. Read about aging and living alone here and then check out our Geriatrics Forum to learn more.
5. Driver Rehabilitation Specialists - Keep Driving
There are an estimated 35 million older drivers and their fitness to operate a vehicle is critical. This article tells us how we can access valuable assistance to keep driving through the use of driver rehab specialists as we encounter certain health impediments.
6. Long Distance Grandparenting Can Be Challenging
Often, it just requires a special effort to communicate with grandchildren and establish the foundation for a strong long-term relationship. Learn how to reach young people who don't live nearby and how to create strong bonds and loving connections.
7. Car Choices
Selecting the cars we drive in older age is important as the choices we make directly affect our safety when we drive. Check out the guidelines for car selection and tips for comfort now and for the future.
8. Healthy, Happy Feet
Foot health is an important part of good self care or nursing care. Here is a guide to healthy, happy feet from the APMA
9. Volunteering in Later Years
Studies have shown that people who volunteer often feel that they receive more than they give and lead happier, healthier lives. Read about how volunteering can add to our quality of life!
10. Winter Safety Can Save Your Life
As older adults we tend to produce less body heat and it is harder for us to judge the colder temperatures. We need to prepare for when we will be outdoors in colder weather and when we are driving. This article will give you some great ideas for staying safe in colder climes.
Be sure to visit the Geriatrics Archives for all the articles!
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