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By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 29, 2021

Caregiving is a role many people take on when their senior loved ones age, need to recover from illnesses or injuries, or are diagnosed with chronic conditions. The duties associated with caregiving can be challenging, which is why caregivers must find ways to handle the role with less stress. Below…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 22, 2021

Metabolism slows down with age, and this can make it difficult for seniors to manage their weight. On a positive note, there are some simple and effective ways older adults can follow and enjoy a healthy diet in the golden years. Here are seven suggestions that can be beneficial for…

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…