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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on January 15, 2021

Family caregivers sometimes experience negative emotions such as anxiety when carrying out their important responsibilities. Anxiety can get in the way of being able to think clearly about how to care for your aging loved one. When you feel anxious, use these tips to ease your worries and cultivate a…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on December 25, 2020

Purpose in life starts with a natural desire to achieve goals, such as learning how to crawl before walking, and it continues to provide incentives for achieving future goals as we age. However, some seniors need encouragement to redefine their purpose in life, especially as routines change over time. With…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on December 11, 2020

The sun provides energy for the planet and keeps it healthy, and it can also have similar effects on the elderly if approached properly and safely. Here are some of the health benefits your senior loved one can gain from spending a little time in th sun. Enhances Brain Function…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on November 27, 2020

Following a vegetarian diet can lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and other health issues in aging adults. While vegetarianism isn’t very common among elderly people, there are a number of seniors who do prefer to follow a meat-free diet. If your aging loved one is vegetarian, ensuring…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on November 13, 2020

A hip replacement is a major surgical procedure for a senior and requires a long recovery period, typically between 3 to 6 months depending on the senior’s overall health and the success of the rehabilitation. If your elderly loved one has recently had this surgery performed, here are a few…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 30, 2020

We all know herbs and spices add complex and robust flavor to meals, but did you know many have health benefits as well? By incorporating the following spices and herbs into your senior loved one’s daily meals, you can ensure he or she is enjoying flavorful food that promotes health,…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 16, 2020

Many seniors enjoy lives full of freedom, fun, and unlimited leisure time during their post-retirement years. While this is something many aging adults get to experience, it’s also important to prepare for some of the biggest unforeseen changes older adults face: depression and apathy. Symptoms of depression and apathy are…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 25, 2020

  Being able to drive a car is seen as a sign of responsibility and independence, which is why many seniors don’t want to stop driving. According to a 2010 study by Dr. Amanda Adams, up to 76 percent of seniors with early dementia can still drive reasonably well. When…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 11, 2020

Seniors often worry about losing the strength in their arms. However, older adults can take a few measures to keep their arms strong. There are many activities seniors can do to tone their arms and increase both arm strength and flexibility, and doing regular arm exercises can help seniors build…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 28, 2020

Recent reports indicate adults with blood pressure readings of 130/80 are considered to have hypertension. The American Heart Association recommends seniors adopt healthy lifestyle changes as the first step to correcting high blood pressure. Here are some essential tips your aging loved one can use to control blood pressure in…