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By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on June 5, 2020
Advancing into the golden years doesn’t mean seniors automatically experience cognitive and physical deterioration. The majority of older adults live happy, healthy lives. Health-conscious seniors can adopt a number of daily habits to ensure ongoing vitality. 1. Eat Properly Older adults need to adhere to healthy food regimens. The body…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on May 29, 2020
Because there’s still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, treatment typically focuses on slowing symptom progression and minimizing memory loss as much as possible. The good news is researchers are currently working to develop and fine-tune new treatments that may produce better results for people with Alzheimer’s. Keep reading to learn…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on May 22, 2020
Aging can put your senior loved one at risk of developing serious health conditions, including cancer. However, your loved one can make a few lifestyle changes to stave off this disease. Here are some of the things you can do to help your loved one prevent cancer. Limit Exposure to…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on May 15, 2020
Whether living in their own homes or the homes of family members, older adults should be encouraged to participate in fun family-oriented events as often as possible. There are many activities that can provide entertainment and create long-lasting memories for seniors. 1. Board & Card Games Board and card games…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on May 8, 2020
The spring months bring about warmer temperatures and the opportunity for elderly people to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Family caregivers should create as many safe activities and tasks for their senior loved ones as possible each week, especially things that get them out of the house and into…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on April 24, 2020
Aging leads to more wisdom, but it also causes decreasing health. There are steps older adults can take to boost their independence and quality of life in the senior years. Below are some common age-related changes the elderly experience and ways to address each issue. 1. Weakened Immune System T-cell…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on April 17, 2020
Many people sacrifice time and their self-care needs to provide care for senior parents. The mental and physical effects of caregiving can disrupt relationships and increase the risk of issues like depression, substance abuse, and cardiovascular disease. Continue reading to learn how caring for an aging loved one could affect…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on April 10, 2020
Sundowning is a fairly common symptom of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and it can make evenings very difficult for seniors and their families. This symptom often results in a variety of behavioral problems that tend to get worse as the sun goes down. To manage your senior loved…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on April 3, 2020
Coronavirus is a major concern for everyone because of the many uncertainties associated with this virus. However, what’s also referred to as COVID-19 is especially worrisome for seniors because of immune system weaknesses that naturally occur with age and underlying health issues that tend to be more common among the…
By Chris Cruse, 9:00 am on March 27, 2020
As people get older, their appetites can change, often resulting in decreased food intake. Other factors associated with the aging process may also prevent seniors from meeting their nutritional requirements, making them more likely to develop nutritional deficiencies and weakness. Fortunately, the following tips may help your senior loved one…