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By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on January 22, 2021
Alzheimer’s disease can have negative effects on a senior’s physical and mental wellbeing, making it difficult to manage daily activities. Stress is a serious issue that can worsen Alzheimer’s disease and its symptoms, which is why family caregivers need to help their aging loved ones manage stress accordingly. Here are…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on January 15, 2021
Seniors need to find a way to get the vitamins and minerals they need to maintain robust health. Many adults choose to take supplements to boost their mental and physical health because consuming adequate amounts of vital nutrients isn’t always easy. To ensure they get the vitamins, minerals, and other…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on January 8, 2021
The emotional journey of caregiving isn’t easy, and it often forces caregivers to confront negative emotions, ranging from resentment to guilt. One of the most common emotions caregivers face is jealousy. To stay healthy, you need to be able to address these emotions and find constructive outlets for them. Here…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on December 25, 2020
The aging process impacts the immune system. As people get older, they may find they’re more susceptible to infections. Having certain health conditions, such as diabetes, increases the chances of contracting a serious infection that might lead to hospitalization. Being aware of these common infections in seniors helps you be…
By Chris Cruse, 9:30 am on December 18, 2020
When home care companies are hiring caregivers, they generally take the time to make sure potential candidates have the proper licenses and certifications, but not all companies choose to do background checks. Though they’re considered optional by many people, background checks should be an essential part of screening and hiring…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on December 11, 2020
  A total hip replacement is a major surgical procedure that brings relief from pain and stiffness in the hip joint. While most people have heard about this procedure, it’s common to not know much about what it involves. Here are some facts that will be useful to know when…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on December 4, 2020
Living a sedentary lifestyle can make an aging adult more susceptible to metabolic disorders and other diseases related to physical inactivity. Conversely, regular exercise can offer elderly people amazing benefits, from enjoying better balance to climbing stairs more easily. The following list features more ways aging adults can benefit from…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on November 27, 2020
Professional home caregivers go above and beyond to provide older adults with the compassionate care they need to thrive. A caregiver’s job description includes providing many different services, but one of the most important things caregivers do every day is provide seniors with companionship. In addition to being a trusted…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on November 20, 2020
Tea is second only to water as the most widely consumed beverage worldwide, and with good reason. Tea isn’t only delicious, but it also has a wide range of health benefits. Different kinds of tea can have significant positive impacts on health and wellbeing, and certain types may be particularly…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on November 13, 2020
When a senior goes through surgery, the experience is much different than it is for a younger person. Mobility can become a major issue, and recovery typically takes longer. Seniors can be prone to infections and other complications that can result in readmission to the hospital. Consider the following tips…