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Nutritious Breakfast Options for Seniors in Oshkosh, WI
Nutritious Breakfast Options for Seniors in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on September 20, 2018

Breakfast is often called the most important meal because it provides nutrition for the entire day. However, many people eat food rich in sugar and low in nutrition, so they end up feeling hungry and grumpy a few hours after eating breakfast. With a little extra planning, it’s possible to create a breakfast that satisfies a senior’s nutritional needs. Seniors who want to eat a healthy breakfast will likely enjoy…

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Treating Eczema in Older Adults in Oshkosh, WI
Treating Eczema in Older Adults in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on September 6, 2018

Eczema is a type of skin inflammation that results in itchy, reddened skin with tiny bumps or thickened scales. The condition is common in those with weakened immune systems, and it frequently occurs among seniors. Living with eczema is uncomfortable, so it’s important to find ways to manage the symptoms and keep the eczema from flaring up again. If your senior loved one has eczema, try these solutions to treat…

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Talking Properly to Seniors with Dementia in Oshkosh, WI
Talking Properly to Seniors with Dementia in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on August 23, 2018

Seniors with dementia may find their symptoms get worse as the condition progresses. For this reason, communication between them and the people around them may become difficult. Your senior loved one may lose his or her train of thought while speaking, use the wrong words, repeat ideas, and simply say things that don’t make sense. While it can be frustrating for both of you, the following tips can help with…

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Promoting Dental Hygiene in Older Adults in Oshkosh, WI
Promoting Dental Hygiene in Older Adults in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on August 9, 2018

Keeping an older adult’s mouth healthy is just as important as caring for the rest of his or her body. When seniors maintain good oral hygiene, they can reduce their risk of developing health conditions such as heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Here are some of the things seniors can do to maintain better dental hygiene. Brush Teeth Daily To make brushing and flossing easier, seniors should invest in electric toothbrushes,…

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How to Make Lonely Seniors Happy in Oshkosh, WI
How to Make Lonely Seniors Happy in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on July 19, 2018

It’s common for aging adults to feel lonely and sad at some point in their lives due to everything from financial difficulties to limited mobility. The key to boosting a senior’s mood is to address the issues of sadness as soon as possible before they become a real concern. Here are five ways you can turn your senior loved one’s frown into a smile.  1. Eat Together  Many older adults…

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How Can Seniors Stay Safe in the Summertime? in Oshkosh, WI
How Can Seniors Stay Safe in the Summertime? in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on July 5, 2018

The summertime should be relaxing for families, and you may be eager to spend more time outside with your senior loved one. However, the rising temperatures and increased outdoor activity during the summer can pose some serious risks to vulnerable seniors. Make sure to use the following tips to keep your loved one safe throughout the next few months.  Focus on Hydration  Many instances of overheating happen when a senior…

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Tips for Seniors Who Are Having Hip Replacement Surgery in Oshkosh, WI
Tips for Seniors Who Are Having Hip Replacement Surgery in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on June 21, 2018

Hip replacement surgery is not something to be taken lightly. The idea of a prolonged recovery and loss of independence, even if it’s only temporary, may seem daunting. If your aging loved one is facing hip replacement surgery, the following tips can make his or her recovery as easy as possible.  Plan Ahead for Support  Plan to have someone with your loved one around the clock for the first few…

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5 Exciting Father’s Day Activities to Do with Your Aging Dad in Oshkosh, WI
5 Exciting Father’s Day Activities to Do with Your Aging Dad in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on June 7, 2018

With Father’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about spending quality time with your senior dad. He’s one of the most special men in your life, and Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and honor him. Check out the following five exciting activities that can make Father’s Day special and memorable for your dad.  1. Go Fishing Spend quality time on Father’s Day in nature catching…

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5 Reasons Seniors Should Try the Mediterranean Diet in Oshkosh, WI
5 Reasons Seniors Should Try the Mediterranean Diet in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on May 24, 2018

The Mediterranean diet is becoming more and more popular with people who are looking to lose weight and get healthy. This is especially true with older adults because this way of eating has numerous other health benefits. Based on the cuisine of people who live in Southern Europe, along the Mediterranean Sea, the diet is perfect for increasing longevity and fighting disease. Here are some specific reasons you may want…

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How to Remain Engaged During the Golden Years in Oshkosh, WI
How to Remain Engaged During the Golden Years in Oshkosh, WI
By Julie Davids PHR, M.O.B, 9:00 am on May 10, 2018

Staying active and social can help aging adults stave off many age-related conditions, including dementia and osteoporosis. Remaining engaged can also help the elderly lower their stress and anxiety levels and prevent isolation and depression. Here are some of the ways people can continue to stay engaged in their golden years.  Join an Organization  Older adults can join groups in their community, such as book clubs, dance groups, or art…

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