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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 18, 2021
Just like anybody else, older adults sometimes need a little motivation to remain active. Even for seniors who’ve never really aspired to an active lifestyle, there can still be noticeable benefits to making an effort to participate in some type of exercise on a regular basis. Keep reading to learn…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 11, 2021
Bingo is often popular among seniors because it’s fun and doesn’t require difficult movements. However, it provides more benefits than just simple amusement. Playing this game can actually have impressive effects on a senior’s overall health. Bingo can be a great hobby for your elderly loved one because of these…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 4, 2021
Chronic pain, anxiety, concentration, and irritable bowel syndrome are just some of the symptoms seniors with fibromyalgia regularly experience. If your senior loved one has this condition, he or she can try the following treatments.  1. Acupuncture & Electroacupuncture Both of these treatments can be very beneficial to those who…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 28, 2021
An excellent care plan should include a safe living environment for your senior loved one. Often, many hazards go unnoticed, causing accidents and injuries that are preventable. Below are a few potential hidden safety risks in your aging parent’s home and ways to handle each potential problem. 1. Clutter Clothing,…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 21, 2021
As adults get older, they may develop mobility issues. Cardiovascular disease, injuries, arthritis, Parkinson’s, and other disorders often hinder normal movement. There are many types of mobility devices on the market that enable seniors to maintain their independence. Here are some remarkable mobility devices for seniors. Crutches Seniors may need to…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 14, 2021
It would be great if your senior parent always took your advice to heart because he or she knows it’s being given out of genuine love and concern. However, some aging adults aren’t keen on the idea of role reversal, while others are simply not naturally amenable to feeling as…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 7, 2021
After a senior has a heart attack, following healthy lifestyle habits is crucial to the recovery process. Therefore, family caregivers must create the best care plans possible and make changes recommended by doctors and other medical providers. Below are some ways to help your senior loved one recover and regain…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on April 30, 2021
The burden of caregiving can affect nearly every aspect of your life. On top of being physically and emotionally exhausted, you might find your personal relationships becoming strained or your career starting to flounder. Knowing how to minimize your caregiving burden makes it possible to maintain a better life balance…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on April 16, 2021
It’s common for aging adults to wake up frequently throughout the night and sleep more during the day. However, these patterns can have negative effects on their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Here are a few causes of senior fatigue and how to address them.  Nighttime Awakenings In seniors, slumber…