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By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on June 18, 2020

The National Stroke Association reports up to 25 percent of stroke survivors experience second strokes. To recover from the first event and prevent another, seniors must adhere to certain habits. By adopting healthier lifestyles, seniors can reduce their risk of second strokes significantly. Take Medications as Recommended The variety of…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on June 4, 2020

Family members are often eager to step up to care for their senior loved ones. While they may start off full of energy, they soon find they feel more tired than they imagined was possible. Caregiver fatigue can have several causes, and each one has a solution to help you…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on May 21, 2020

Aging in place gives seniors the opportunity to remain at home as they get older instead of going to a nursing home or assisted living facility. However, it’s important for their homes to be as safe as possible. Caregivers can make it easier for their senior loved ones to age…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on May 7, 2020

Mobility issues encompass a wide range of changes in how well a senior can move around. Some seniors have mild challenges with mobility that might include being unable to step over objects in their paths, while others may not be able to walk at all. Helping seniors overcome these issues…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on April 23, 2020

Memory loss is a well-known symptom of dementia. However, aging adults can also experience things like false perceptions. During these times, family caregivers need to use strategies to calm their senior loved ones and prevent physical harm. Continue reading to learn more about dementia and hallucinations, including the causes and…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on April 9, 2020

Researchers, health officials, and scientists are working to get a handle on coronavirus and bring it under control. In the meantime, it’s more important than ever to keep vulnerable family members as safe as possible, especially older ones. Seniors are considered a high-risk group because of immune system weaknesses associated…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on March 19, 2020

Caring for a senior loved one with dementia can be a beautiful way to show your love for him or her, but it isn’t without challenges. If your loved one has memory loss, confusion, or spatial orientation problems, it can be difficult for you to provide effective care. Try these…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on March 5, 2020

Bringing up your senior loved one’s end-of-life wishes and talking about his or her affairs can be difficult, and it can be a challenge for your loved one to give up control or talk about these private matters. Doing some research and starting the conversation can help you and your…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

Family caregivers have to be mentally and physically strong to carry out their duties. Yet they may overlook just how many amazing things they can do. Learning how to recognize your caregiving strengths helps you focus on what you do best while also giving you a starting point for figuring…

By Julie Davids, 9:00 am on February 6, 2020

Every life stage has its challenges, and seniors often find that these issues tend to stack up as they get older. Seniors may also face new challenges compared to the past, which doesn’t give them much of a road map to follow. These six challenges are common among seniors, and…