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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on July 10, 2020
Arthritis is manageable, but it will take commitment and a proper care plan. By relieving pain and managing the symptoms with natural remedies, your senior loved one can lower the odds of harmful side effects. Below are some natural arthritis remedies for seniors. 1. Weight Management Failure to control his…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 26, 2020
Nearly eight million Canadians provide unpaid care to family members, according to Statistics Canada. If this is a role you’re getting ready to assume for an elderly loved one, it will help to be as prepared as possible. Today, we’re going to focus on six little-known but still crucial caregiver…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 19, 2020
Dementia care, whether it involves occasional assistance or more time-consuming tasks, can be daunting. At the same time, providing this type of care also has the potential to be a personally rewarding and mutually beneficial experience. One way to reach this point if you’re acting as a family caregiver is…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 12, 2020
Many seniors spend the majority of their time at home, and your aging loved one’s home should be a safe haven during times of inclement weather. The issues with health begin when a senior’s home environment reaches a temperature that’s either too hot or too cold for the body to…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on June 5, 2020
As adults become older, they begin noticing various changes that occur in their bodies. Each individual ages differently. Due to genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, some experience more dramatic signs of aging earlier. By adopting healthy habits, seniors may effectively slow or reverse the visible and physical signs of aging….
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 29, 2020
Seniors need to visit their primary doctors at least once a year because annual physicals are instrumental in diagnosing and preventing various health conditions. For some seniors, doctor’s appointments are anxiety inducing. When it comes to scheduling their annual physicals, older adults may avoid the topic or refuse to go…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 22, 2020
According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, there’s no specific diet prescribed for people with Parkinson’s. However, it’s still important for seniors living with Parkinson’s disease to enjoy a healthy, balanced diet to handle their symptoms as well as possible. Here are some dietary guidelines to consider and recommend if you have…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 15, 2020
Getting older doesn’t mean sitting in a rocking chair for hours or taking naps all day. Many people look forward to old age because they’ll have time to engage in hobbies, travel, and be more active. Being active and healthy in old age is a realistic goal when individuals are…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on May 8, 2020
Age-related muscle loss, or sarcopenia, isn’t entirely avoidable. In fact, it starts around the age of 30 and gradually continues with each passing decade. However, it does tend to become more of an issue later in life. Despite not being completely avoidable, muscle loss may be minimized if you urge…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on April 24, 2020
Walking is an excellent way for seniors to pass the time and enjoy the fresh air and smells of nature. The light physical activity can also lower an aging adult’s risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and stroke. However, your senior loved one should practice the basic safety strategies below…