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By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 15, 2021

Exercise is essential for seniors with diabetes because it can lower blood pressure, increase bone strength, help with weight management, and reduce stress. Therefore, aging adults with diabetes need to incorporate physical activities into their everyday routines. Continue reading to find exercise tips for seniors with diabetes. Get Physical Examinations…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 8, 2021

Simply getting older doesn’t mean your aging parent will have unexpected mood swings or outbursts of anger. That being said, it’s possible for such behaviour to become an issue in seniors with chronic health conditions or forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, that normally progress and trigger increasingly severe…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 25, 2021

Seniors who strive for independence can increase their longevity while reducing their risk of various age-related conditions. Aging in place is also less challenging for older adults who maintain their independence. Use the tips mentioned below to encourage your aging loved one to be more self-sufficient.  Explain the Benefits When…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 18, 2021

Elderly people often experience stress that can affect their daily lives. Family caregivers should be aware of these common causes of stress among seniors and take steps to prevent them.  1. Grief Grieving the loss of friends and loved ones as the years go by is a common source of…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 11, 2021

Even with today’s technology, it’s usually not too concerning if a senior parent occasionally gets lost. It’s actually something that can happen to anybody, regardless of age. However, occurrences like this can become a reason to worry if they happen on an increasingly regular basis. Below are some of the…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 4, 2021

One of the many symptoms commonly associated with dementia is memory loss. As the condition progresses, seniors seem to lose more and more of themselves. However, there are a number of highly recommended activities that help older adults stay connected for as long as possible. Consider activities that once brought…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 25, 2021

In the event of a stroke, time is of the essence. Caregivers need to be able to recognize the signs of strokes so they can get their senior loved ones the help they need immediately. Common stroke symptoms can be remembered via the acronym FAST, which stands for Face drooping,…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 18, 2021

Providing care for one aging loved one can be difficult. When caregivers have multiple loved ones in need of assistance, it certainly doesn’t simplify matters. Here are a few ways to provide care for more than one senior parent.  Consider Alternative Options Many caregivers try to do everything for their…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 11, 2021

Taking up fun, purposeful, and stimulating activities can be therapeutic for elderly people, especially those living with Parkinson’s. The neurodegenerative disorder harms mobility as well as cognitive health. However, adding the therapeutic activities mentioned below to their weekly routines could boost the wellbeing of seniors with Parkinson’s and reduce many…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 4, 2021

Even if your senior loved one hasn’t exercised in years, he or she can still enjoy the many benefits of exercise at any age. Many aging adults are resistant to the idea of starting a new activity program, but convincing them to do so is beneficial. Here are some ways…