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By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on March 25, 2021

For a variety of reasons, women are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s than men. Some of the causes are biological, while others are due to lifestyle choices. Below you’ll find some of the reasons women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s and what your senior loved one can…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on March 11, 2021

Many of the healthy habits seniors adopt can prevent long-term illnesses and ailments, but not all of them have immediate benefits. From minor pains to lethargy, some of the issues older adults live with every day can be taken care of in just a few simple steps. Here are a…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 25, 2021

To comply with laws and regulations, home care agencies sometimes assign multiple caregivers to one senior. However, with consistent caregivers, older adults can respond better to assistance and maintain a high quality of life. Here are some of the reasons having consistent in-home caregivers is important for elderly people. Reduce…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 11, 2021

Older adults who maintain active lifestyles can preserve their cognitive health and maintain many skills during their golden years. Therefore, you should find fun hobbies for your senior loved one and promote healthy habits that boost his or her cognitive health and keep him or her positively engaged. Below are…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 28, 2021

Though it’s important to eat right at any age, there are specific nutrients seniors need for good health. Because many seniors have diminished appetites or dietary restrictions, it’s important that the food they eat is optimized for nutrition. Check your aging loved one’s diet and make sure it contains enough…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 14, 2021

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a common condition among older adults. Experts estimate approximately 50 percent of seniors over the age of 65 live with hypertension. High blood pressure displays few symptoms, but it can lead to complications such as kidney disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Here…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on December 31, 2020

People with Parkinson’s disease experience a slow progression of symptoms, such as tremors and freezing, that change their lives over time. Naturally, the changes that occur in people with Parkinson’s begin to affect others who are close to them. If your aging loved one is diagnosed with Parkinson’s, make sure…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on December 17, 2020

With so many home care agencies available, it can be difficult for a family to narrow down their options when planning for their senior loved one’s care. Yet one thing quickly becomes clear: no two home care agencies are alike, and there can be significant differences between the types of…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on November 26, 2020

Migraines are incredibly painful headaches that often occur as the result of dehydration, stress, muscle tension, and even eating certain foods. While young people can easily take over-the-counter drugs to curb the pain, not all seniors can take these medications. Fortunately, there are a few natural home remedies to help…