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By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on April 13, 2021

Seniors need to eat well to maintain their health, but your aging loved one might encounter challenges that make it difficult to get the right amount of nutrition in his or her diet. Your loved one might lose his or her appetite due to medication side effects or a digestive…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on March 23, 2021

Family caregivers tend to focus on supporting their senior loved ones as they go through the aging process. Yet caregivers’ personalities often cause them to overlook the fact that they also need support. When caregivers are willing to accept help from others, they can enjoy these amazing benefits. 1. Stay…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on March 9, 2021

A diagnosis of dementia often comes with misconceptions on the part of people who aren’t fully informed about the aspects of the disease process. Seniors with cognitive impairment may feel a wide range of negative emotions, from disbelief, anxiety, and depression to lowered self-esteem. Living with dementia symptoms and understanding…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on February 23, 2021

Stress management is important in the senior years because it can boost cognitive health and reduce the risk of many age-related diseases. To avoid these issues, older adults need to find productive ways to control their stress levels. Here are some tips that can reduce stress in a senior loved…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on February 9, 2021

People in Greece, Italy, Spain, and Turkey are known for their longer and healthier lives. When nutritionists evaluated the secrets behind their longevity, they learned eating and social habits were the likely causes. Before long, the Mediterranean diet became popular. Seniors can boost their health and wellbeing by switching to…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on January 26, 2021

Seniors have different nutritional needs than younger people. As a caregiver, you need to ensure your senior loved one is eating a well-balanced diet, as it can enhance his or her quality of life.  Maintaining a high quality of life can be challenging for some seniors, but professional caregivers can…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on January 12, 2021

Older adults are more susceptible to lung cancer than their younger counterparts, and there are many factors that put them at risk for this condition. However, there are several ways to lower an aging parent’s risk of lung cancer. Encourage Your Parent to Quit Smoking Seniors can lower their risk…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on December 29, 2020

Seniors sometimes balk at the prospect of having someone help them out at home. However, they quickly come around to the idea once they start to see the positive changes live-in home care services provide. As you work on finding a solution to meeting all your senior loved one’s care…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on December 15, 2020

It’s not unusual for a senior to become depressed following a stroke, especially if side effects include partial or full paralysis, difficulty speaking and eating, and/or other motor issues associated with stroke. In fact, nearly half of all stroke survivors will experience some level of depression during recovery and rehabilitation,…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on November 24, 2020

  Most people never really think about how important their voices are until their throats begin to hurt. If your senior loved one has a sore throat, there are some home remedies that may alleviate the discomfort. 1. Gargle with Salt Water Gargling with salt water may stop your loved…