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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 12, 2021
Many seniors are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, but the good news is there are steps aging adults can take to stave off the disease. Healthy lifestyle choices are natural prevention methods that can boost overall health and lower the risk of various age-related conditions, including Parkinson’s. Continue reading…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 5, 2021
Too much stress can harm caregivers’ health and quality of life, which is why they need to find ways to ease their minds and make their caregiving roles as stress-free as possible. The pressure and tension associated with caregiving can increase the odds of heart disease, mental disorders, cognitive problems,…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 29, 2021
Technology offers many benefits for seniors, but many have yet to jump on the social media bandwagon. While social media may seem a little intimidating at first, it is easy to use once a profile is set up. In fact, getting involved with social media provides seniors with many benefits…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 22, 2021
When a senior falls, a caregiver may not realize the extent of the injury. Older adults may be reluctant to share how much pain they feel. Sometimes they might not feel severe pain until several days after they fall. After a fall, your older loved one should see a doctor,…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 15, 2021
Older adults often experience chronic and acute vision loss for various reasons. These issues can affect their overall quality of life, including the ability to age in place. However, with healthy lifestyle choices, older adults can stave off visual impairment. Here are some things family caregivers can do to help…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 8, 2021
The natural world is full of beautiful plants and wildlife just waiting for people to get out of the house and experience them. Seniors sometimes need help with spending more time in nature, but the efforts are worth it. Whether you or a caregiver takes your senior loved one out…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 25, 2020
  The news that a senior family member has a serious illness is never easy to hear, and even when you understand that accepting the diagnosis is the first step toward helping your loved one, it can be difficult to find your way to that state of grace. Whether your…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 18, 2020
Seniors are more susceptible to health problems like infections because their immune systems weaken with age, making it challenging to fight against bacteria and other dangerous organisms. However, there are steps seniors can take to boost their health and reduce exposure to germs. Below you’ll find some of the most…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 11, 2020
The hobbies many seniors participate in have the potential to boost physical, mental, and emotional health. Even something as simple as creating a scrapbook filled with fond memories can cover all of these bases. Here are some of the benefits scrapbooking can offer your elderly loved one. 1. Promotes Socialization…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 4, 2020
The way seniors adapt to everyday life can have a significant impact on the aging process. Therefore, family caregivers need to build suitable care plans for their elderly loved ones and work hard to strengthen their resilience. Below are some of the connections between being resilient and aging well. Managing…