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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on April 13, 2018
Spending time outdoors can enhance a senior’s mental and physical health, and gardening can be a wonderful hobby for older adults with varying levels of mobility. Gardening is inexpensive, doesn’t require too many supplies, and it can be done practically anywhere, from a large plot of land to a small…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 30, 2018
Many seniors prefer to age in the comfort of home, surrounded by familiar objects, sounds, and people. To ensure your aging loved one receives high-quality care at home, consider using live-in home care. Here are some of the benefits live-in home care provides older adults.  1. Ensures Safety at Home …
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on March 16, 2018
If you have ever shopped for a pill organizer, you probably know how complicated the process can be. Pill organizers come in many shapes and sizes, and they have a variety of different features. Here are a few things you should look for when shopping for a pill organizer for…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 23, 2018
A stroke takes place when the brain no longer receives enough fresh blood, and it can be caused by many different issues. Some of the most common risk factors for strokes include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, a lack of physical activity, and untreated stress. Here are a few…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 9, 2018
Alzheimer’s disease can be caused by several things such as diabetes and genetics, and some of these risk factors can’t be helped. However, other risk factors can be minimized through healthy lifestyle choices. One of the easiest ways seniors can reduce their dementia risk is by getting a good night’s…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 26, 2018
Most seniors prefer to stay in their homes, surrounded by familiarity instead of moving into a new place with fewer memories. Aging in place gives your loved one the ability to remain at home and live a safe and independent life, which could stave off cognitive decline. Here are some…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 12, 2018
Various medical conditions can be managed or prevented by engaging in moderately strenuous activities at least three times each week. Regardless of a senior’s current level of activity, there is always room for improvement. They should start slow but be consistent. Here are a few ways older adults can benefit…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 29, 2017
A healthy diet can drastically change a senior’s life by rejuvenating the immune system, boosting energy levels, and reducing the risk of various diseases. It is important for seniors and caregivers to constantly be on the lookout for new superfoods packed with vitamins and minerals. Here is a quick look…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 15, 2017
Taking care of a senior loved one can be a stressful and challenging task. Family caregivers often have to sacrifice a lot to care for their loved ones. However, it is important to find balance to prevent caregiver burnout. Here are a few simple ways caregivers can reduce their stress…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on November 24, 2017
Dementia can make seniors feel powerless, and watching their loved ones being diagnosed with this disease can have a negative impact on family caregivers as well. However, by adopting healthy lifestyle changes, your elderly loved one can reduce the risk of developing dementia. The following strategies can help seniors stave…