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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 27, 2020
You love your senior parent, and you want what’s best for him or her. Still, there may be times when he or she won’t listen to you, no matter how well-intentioned your advice or suggestions happen to be. While you may be frustrated by your parent’s stubbornness, there are ways…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 20, 2020
Physical activity can help older adults stay in good mental and physical shape, and making safety a top priority can prevent seniors from harming themselves when working out. Continue reading to learn about ways seniors can stay safe while exercising. 1. Follow Instructions Modifying exercises for your elderly parent may…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 13, 2020
Family caregivers are the backbone of support for seniors as they experience new changes in their health and abilities. The characteristics that make family caregivers so great allow them to provide compassionate care that motivates their senior loved ones to keep trying to maintain their health. That same can-do spirit…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 6, 2020
Taking on the role as a family caregiver can lead to many sacrifices, especially if others don’t help out. It would be less stressful for you and your siblings if you found ways to share caregiving responsibilities. Take a look at some practical ways to encourage others to help out…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 28, 2020
Eating well-balanced meals and nutritious snacks can help seniors age well and slow the progression of neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s. The nutrients from healthy foods could ease symptoms such as tremors, muscle weakness, joint pain, and difficulty focusing. However, there are some foods seniors with Parkinson’s disease should avoid….
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020
Older adults in Canada can opt for Self-Managed care, or families who want to help their aging loved ones out may choose Family-Managed care, both of which are explained in the following infographic. However, seniors and their families who need additional assistance with everyday tasks can rely on professional senior…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 14, 2020
Positive aging is a term that’s getting greater recognition now that the aging population is growing. Engaging in positive aging requires seniors to focus on taking care of themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally. It also means shifting their perspective to one that allows them to embrace the beauty of getting…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 7, 2020
Financial strain could harm your aging loved one’s health, which is why your family should develop ways to address these issues. To handle economic problems, you must know what applies to your parent now and what could impact him or her in the future. Continue reading to learn about the…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 31, 2020
Elderly individuals can enjoy active and fulfilling lives when they adopt lifestyle changes that can delay the onset of chronic disease. Seniors living with conditions like arthritis and diabetes can find relief and may be able to slow the progression of certain ailments by eating better, becoming more active, and…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 24, 2020
Chronic pain is a common issue in the senior years, and it can be difficult to watch as your aging loved one faces challenges with what may sometimes seem like unrelenting discomfort. Although you might not be able to heal your loved one’s health issues, you do have options to…