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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…

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…