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By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on February 2, 2023

Seniors sometimes begrudgingly accept home care services, and it may take some time to bond with their new caregivers. While this transition is usually short-lived, these strategies can ease your elderly loved one into accepting his or her new in-home care arrangement and find ways to appreciate it.  Choose the…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on January 19, 2023

Most seniors today have a desire to maintain their independence, age in place in the homes they know and love, and stay as vital and productive as possible. These are certainly healthy and beneficial goals to have later in life, but many older adults also need some help with daily…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on January 5, 2023

Family caregivers are selfless individuals who sacrifice their time and energy for those they love. Although the role is challenging at times, there are ways caregivers can simplify their days without compromising their senior loved ones’ care. Continue reading to find tips that could make caring for your parent easier. …

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on December 22, 2022

Although many people are aware of the physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, there are other symptoms that are discussed less frequently. One of the most concerning is how Parkinson’s can cause seniors to engage in impulsive behaviors, often resulting from medications taken to combat the condition. Here are a few…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on December 8, 2022

Though walnuts have long been believed to contain many crucial nutrients, recent studies have discovered just how beneficial they are for people over 65. A small daily serving of walnuts can provide many healthy advantages for your senior loved one, including those listed below.  1. Promote Heart Health By eating…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on November 17, 2022

Debt is a reality for many people, including seniors. Trying to live on fixed incomes can be difficult, especially for seniors who may be faced with steep medical bills or the loss of their spouses. Once a senior turns to credit cards as an easy solution to a problem, the…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on November 3, 2022

To act as an advocate for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s, you’ll need to have a basic understanding of the condition and, ideally, your loved one’s care preferences. While there’s no need to have a legal background, some decisions you’ll have to make may require the guidance of a…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on October 20, 2022

Reversible dementia is the type that resolves after the underlying cause has been identified and treated. At the first sign of cognitive decline, it’s essential to see a physician so a diagnosis can be made as soon as possible. Here are five reversible causes of dementia to look for in…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on October 6, 2022

More than 30 percent of adults 65 and older have diabetes, according to an estimate by the Hormone Health Network. If you have a senior loved one living with diabetes, exercise is commonly recommended to maintain optimal health and keep symptoms in check. Here are six of the top exercises…

By Julie Davids, 8:00 am on September 22, 2022

The body’s immune system weakens with age, making seniors susceptible to a number of health conditions, such as pneumonia. This infection is caused by viruses and bacteria. Although pneumonia accounts for numerous deaths every year, it’s preventable. Here are a few ways seniors can prevent pneumonia. 1. Know the Symptoms…