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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 26, 2020

Happiness in old age is more than just a state of mind. Feeling joy can be achieved by living a healthy lifestyle and cultivating a positive attitude. In fact, there isn’t a single secret for how to be happy in the senior years. Instead, there are multiple strategies to implement…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 12, 2020

Senior-friendly websites are simple to use, and they should even help seniors potentially connect with other people. Websites can range from serious news sites to ones where seniors can just have fun playing games. These six websites are all perfect for seniors, and they’re worth giving a try. 1. Suddenlysenior.com…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 29, 2020

When seniors are no longer able to take care of themselves, they may require help from others. Instead of moving to assisted living facilities, many older adults prefer to age in the comfort of home. Here’s a look at some of the hidden benefits of aging in place. 1. Saves…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 15, 2020

Dementia is an umbrella term that encompasses many different conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. While there are many forms of dementia, it’s generally a chronic and progressive condition that becomes more noticeable over time. It’s sometimes possible to manage or even reverse symptoms under certain circumstances. However, there are also some…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 24, 2020

Seniors who are living with medical conditions that impact their sleep may need assistance during the night. Medications for specific treatments could also raise the risk of mental illness and damage brain functioning, which increases the need for nightly supervision. Without overnight assistance, some aging adults’ health and safety could…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 10, 2020

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has changed the world, and seniors have serious reasons to be concerned about their health. Not only is COVID-19 highly contagious, but it’s also unpredictable. While some people only have mild symptoms, others end up requiring hospitalization. Seniors with compromised immune systems and chronic diseases…

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

When you encourage family caregivers, you’re helping them believe in themselves and giving them the support they need to succeed. Your words and actions could influence the caregiver in your family to take on more and enhance your senior loved one’s safety. Below are tips you can use to encourage…

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

The main characteristic of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is difficulty with movement that becomes increasingly noticeable as the condition progresses. However, there are many non-motor complications associated with this disease as well, one of which is vision impairment. Eye changes associated with age, such as the development of cataracts, can also…

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

The Internet can be an incredible resource, but seniors might not be aware of some of the dangers they could run into online. From identity theft to debilitating malware, there are quite a few risks seniors need to avoid. Luckily, with a little bit of assistance and some high-quality software,…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on February 14, 2020

Maintaining good mental health is essential for older adults because it enhances their intellectual wellness. Try to find ways to keep your aging loved one active and engaged. Continue reading to find meaningful tasks and activities that increase intellectual wellness in the elderly. 1. Journaling Writing down thoughts is an…