Elderwood Blog

Loss of appetite during COVID? Here’s how to make food fun again.

Older adults have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. A Census Bureau study reported that 46% of adults ages 65 and older said that worry and stress related to coronavirus has had a negative impact on their mental health, and more specifically 1 in 4 seniors reported experiencing anxiety or depression.

Why should families discuss end of life care?

Thinking about end of life care, and the decisions you would like to have made if faced with a medical emergency are not necessarily on top of anyone’s to-do list. This is, of course, a difficult subject to consider and may be even harder to discuss with family, but it’s important for everyone.

5 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Your Grandparents

Grandparents are a connection to understanding ourselves, and as they age, it’s important to learn from their life experiences. They are an important link to family history and a part of the fabric that makes us who we are. In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we may forget how much wisdom and background our grandparents can offer us.

5 Fun Summer Activities Seniors Can Enjoy

It’s summertime and the living’s easy – and since the days are longer and the weather is warmer, it’s a great time to try out some new activities or get back into seasonal hobbies and there are some summer activities that are ageless – here are five that seniors can continue to enjoy: