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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 11, 2021

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and high cholesterol is one of the most significant indicators of risk. Nearly 100 million American adults have high cholesterol, and this tends to be more common in seniors. Here are some simple ways seniors can get their…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 28, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year nearly 800,000 people living in the United States experience strokes. Approximately 66 percent of these individuals are 65 years of age or older. Strokes claim the lives of approximately 140,000 U.S. citizens each year. Seniors who survive experience various…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 14, 2021

Getting out of the house can brighten your senior parent’s mood, and you can use outings to help him or her socialize with other people. Finding the right places to go is the key to success for this part of your loved one’s care plan. Try these techniques to find…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 30, 2021

Sleep deprivation is common among caregivers, especially if they find it difficult to unwind at the end of the day or often get up in the middle of the night to assist their loved ones. When you don’t get enough sleep, it can be difficult to think clearly. You may…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 16, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is the form of dementia that affects seniors most often. Dementia can also be associated with Parkinson’s disease, blood flow issues in the brain, or neurodegeneration affecting the brain’s frontal lobes. Because of the serious effects dementia can have on quality of life, it’s only natural to consider…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on March 26, 2021

A study carried out at the Harvard School of Public Health found around 70 percent of all heart disease cases can be prevented with the proper dietary practices. For seniors who have high blood pressure, diabetes, or other cardiovascular conditions, here are six foods that are great for heart health. …

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on March 12, 2021

Taking care of minor maintenance issues around the home could end up saving your senior loved one money in the long run, but many older adults who are living on fixed incomes can’t afford those projects. If your loved one is having difficulty paying for home repairs, you might need…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on February 26, 2021

The effects of Alzheimer’s disease may not be reversible, but your senior loved one can take certain measures to slow its progression. Engaging in mental activities, socialization, and regular exercise and eating a healthy diet are some of the ways to mitigate cognitive decline. Your loved one should also focus…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on February 12, 2021

Almost 800,000 Americans have strokes every year, and the vast majority of those individuals are over the age of 65. If your aging loved one recently had a stroke, you should spend some time researching exactly what takes place during one of these cardiovascular events. With a little bit of…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on January 29, 2021

Your senior loved one may want to reenter the workforce after retiring. Several factors are fueling the trend of working beyond retirement age. Here are some reasons that may apply to your loved one. 1. Most Retirees Don’t Have Pensions Since the 1970s, the number of employees receiving pension benefits…